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Which one is good Stonybrook or NYU

Discussion in 'Dental' started by sadaf, Mar 1, 2007.

  1. sadaf

    sadaf Member 10+ Year Member

    Jul 3, 2001
    I want to get information which one is good in ranking,student /teacher ratio,patients availability,fees etc and getting job responses after graduating from each
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  3. muz

    muz Member 5+ Year Member

    Mar 12, 2006
    gettin into stony brook is tough as hell thats for sure!

    facilities similiar to a high tech ranch!--nice digitalization!
    class nearly 40...very very very few out of staters!
  4. DentDelOriente

    DentDelOriente 7+ Year Member

    Jan 12, 2007
    class size is actually 36...only two other schools have smaller class size. Very nice facility, friendly faculty (although i've heard mixed reviews as well). NYU...i think they stop counting after 250, and you might have to arm wrestle people for supply. Stony all the way.
  5. Denticized

    Denticized 7+ Year Member

    Sep 13, 2006
    Los Angeles
    Listen don't count the competitiveness of the school as a positive thing. You have to look at everything. I realise that stony brook is cheaper (way cheaper) but is its clinic as strong as that of that of NYU? (not a rhetorical question)
  6. JMJRDH1

    JMJRDH1 Floss User 7+ Year Member

    Jul 17, 2004
    The open road
    Tuition ONLY at Stony: 60,000

    Tuition at ONLY NYU: 200,000

    If you think that it is worth paying $140,000 for the "benefits" of attending NYU, whatever they may be (clinic experience, NYC lifestyle, etc) then you have your answer.

    If I have the good fortune of choosing between these two schools after applying, you can find me in traffic on the LIE!!!
  7. Mila

    Mila 7+ Year Member

    Nov 5, 2006
    Actually Stony Brook is very strong clinically. They get you in the clinics very early and you see as many if not more patients than you would at NYU.
  8. ItsGavinC

    ItsGavinC Dentist Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

    Oct 7, 2001
    Ahh, the LIE. The world's longest parking lot.
  9. MsPurtell

    MsPurtell Guest

    Jun 14, 2001
    I've heard nightmare stories about NYU from people who went there. I also have a couple of co-residents who went there and are now trying to pay off debt of 400K! THey told me that in this past year as residents they did not start paying their loans back and another 20K in interest was added to the amount they owe.

    Stony Brook is definitely the way to go.
  10. Lesley

    Lesley Member 7+ Year Member

    Jun 18, 2006
    Wow! Some major $$$ baggage. Good luck to them. Given the choice, SB is definitely the less expensive the way to go.
  11. ItsGavinC

    ItsGavinC Dentist Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

    Oct 7, 2001
    I'll throw in my two cents: Stony Brook :D

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