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UNECOM: Strict preference for NEW ENGLANDERS?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by njdesi, May 13, 2002.

  1. njdesi

    njdesi Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    How hard is it to get into UNECOM if you are not from a New England State? I am a NJ resident, and UNECOM is one of my top choice schools when I apply DO this fall.
     
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  3. algae

    algae Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    Many people from outside of New England are accepted to UNE. They have a very high acceptance rate for people from Maine, but there are few people from Maine who apply (about 20). I don't know the statistics for New England as a whole, but I do know that many people in each class are not from New England. I think it's more important to have a solid application (and submit it early) than to be from NE. Good luck!
     
  4. GoMavericks

    GoMavericks Junior Member 7+ Year Member

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    They told me they prefer NE residents, but I'm from TX and was accepted. <img border="0" alt="[Clappy]" title="" src="graemlins/clappy.gif" />
     
  5. Monkey5555

    Monkey5555 Junior Member 7+ Year Member

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    I'm from Colorado and they accepted me... :cool:
     
  6. BadMCATs

    BadMCATs Member 7+ Year Member

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    im from NY and will be attending UNECOM in the fall
     
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  7. Doc Oc

    Doc Oc Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    I know the school professes this in their material and will tell you this if you ask, but in reality a good number of people in my class (UNECOM 2005) are not from New England. The same goes for the class of 2004 as well. We have 4-5 midwesterners, one from Colorado, 7-8 from Jersey, at least 10 from NY, 5-6 from PA, 2 from Texas, so you don't need to be from New England to get an interview or to be accepted. You don't even need "ties" to New England. I had only been to NE twice in my life when I applied, once for a UVM interview and the second time WAS my UNE interview!
     
  8. sandstorm223

    sandstorm223 2+ Year Member

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    Anyone know if a very hopeful Idahoan with a 3.65 gpa/3.45 bcpm gpa and a 30 mcat has any chance here? Would be perhaps my very top choice, as I love Maine!
     
  9. Bones 2020

    Bones 2020 Dammit Jim, I'm a student, not a doctor! 5+ Year Member

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    holy mother of revived thread lol
     

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