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Where would you go?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by WCGee, Apr 30, 2007.

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Where would you go?

  1. SIU

    21 vote(s)
    38.9%
  2. MCW

    17 vote(s)
    31.5%
  3. PSU

    10 vote(s)
    18.5%
  4. Does not matter

    6 vote(s)
    11.1%
  1. WCGee

    WCGee Super Awesome Person
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    So I have 15 days to decide and although I've done a lot of research on all 3 schools, outside opinions would be greatly appreciated:

    Choice #1: Southern Illinois ~$38, 000. In state.
    Choice #2: MCW ~$50,000. OOS, but close to home.
    Choice #3: Penn State ~ $60,000. OOS, far far away from home.
    Choice #4: Does not matter.
     
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  3. lilnoelle

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    Are those numbers just for tuition?
     
  4. armybound

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    saving $50-90,000 would be rather attractive to me.
     
  5. Arc

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    I'd pick the cheapest one. Having a school loan the size of a house loan is gonna suck.
     
  6. Depakote

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    did any one of the schools give you that warm-fuzzy feeling?
     
  7. WCGee

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    Nope, it's their estimated total cost of attendance, so it includes housing and all that good stuff.
     
  8. WCGee

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    I felt pretty comfortable at all the schools although I liked PSU the best. My only reservation about SIU is their 100% PBL curriculum. My only reservation about MCW/PSU is the cost...and for PSU, it's a 12 hour drive which is kinda inconvenient.
     
  9. DrBowtie

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    Going to PSU would almost be like 6 years at SIU. Puts in in perspective.
     

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