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I want to major in biomedical/biomechanical engineering with a possible double major or minor in Economics and complete all my pre-med reqs as well to keep open the possibility of med school. I want to be able to get a full engineering degree at the same time (BME is obviously the best option for this) but want a full business background at the same time in undergrad rather than getting an MBA.
So anyways, I've gotten into Stanford EA and will have to pay pretty much full price there (making it very hard on my family, esp having 2 little brothers) and travel pretty far (coming from north GA). Furthermore, although I have a slew of APs, most will obviously not transfer, thus making my plan very hard to complete in 4 years.
In addition, I have also gotten a full ride at Vanderbilt's School of Engineering. While Stanford is clearly superior in terms of engineering, Vandy will take most of my APs, allowing me to pursue my plan in 4 years, is close by, and has great pre-med/business options as well.
I have also applied to Penn's Jerome Fisher program which offers a dual degree with S.Eng. and Wharton. I obviously have not found out about that yet, but it is very competitive.
Any recommendations as to what to do abt Stanford/Vandy? I.e. is Stanford worth $50k more a year for what I want to do?