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Discussion in 'Medical Students - MD' started by drhenderson, Mar 14, 2000.

  1. drhenderson

    drhenderson Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Jul 24, 1999
    Columbia, MO, USA
    University of California at Los Angeles
    12-138 CHS
    10833 Le Conte Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90024
    Admissions: (310) 825-6081
    In State Tuition: $10000
    Out- of State Tuition: $19000
    Number of Students: around 750 total
    Average MCAT: 10.5-11.5

    Please post any experiences you have with this school.

    This is part of the big guide at

    Jim Henderson, MD of The Student Doctor Network

    [This message has been edited by drhenderson (edited 03-17-2000).]
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  3. atchoo

    atchoo Junior Member 10+ Year Member

    Feb 29, 2000
    Washington, DC
    Two words to describe UCLA: GREAT SCHOOL.

    My interview experience at UCLA definitely showed me that it has to be one of the richest (if not THE richest) public medical schools in the country. The resources are amazing and they're in the process of building a world-class medical center, as if the one they have right now isn't awesome enough.

    The student body is laid back (west coast attitude!) and they know how to have fun on the weekends...they take lots of roadtrips! Westwood is a fabulous, affluent area, so crime really isn't a problem...although living is ridiculously expensive. UCLA has a great P/F grading system and a pretty good MD/MBA program, for those interested. Although I'd rank Stanford and Michigan higher (because of specifics about each school particular to my interests), you can't go wrong by choosing UCLA.

    UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN '04 (for now)

    [This message has been edited by atchoo (edited 03-15-2000).]
  4. X-RayGuy

    X-RayGuy Junior Member 10+ Year Member

    Feb 29, 2000
    Los Angeles, CA, USA
    I agree 99% with the previous statement. Except that the current facilities are an arquitectural nightmare from the 60's. The Medical School portion of the latest and greatest New Med Center is expected around 2006.
    Otherwise, A+

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