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Jan 15, 2021
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Need some advice again, still sharply divided between the pros and cons of both schools. Non-Traditional Mid 20s Vet.

University of Arizona - Tucson
- Beautiful Campus
- Great Vibes @ Interview
- Community Outreach
- Societies / Distinction Tracks
- Scholarly Project
- Cheaper In-State / Living

- Unsure about Banner Health Hospital
- Farther from Family (East Coaster)
- Seems more Primary Care oriented (want to specialize)

SUNY Upstate
- Responsive Administration
- One Month Pre-MD school program
- Great East Coast residency matches
- University Hospital in Syracuse seems pretty strong
- Family on East Coast

- Syracuse seems less lively
- Not much on campus for outreach
- More expensive (still In-State)
- Lived on East Coast all life

Summary - Both are comparable I think, but open to comments, thoughts suggestions on the schools for someone who wants to specialize.


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May 28, 2014
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You want to be on the east coast and it's closer to family, so or that I'd pick Upstate. I'm assuming cost isn't too much more?
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