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Macaulay Honors at Hunter v. UBuffalo Honors v. Stony Brook Honors v. Binghamton?

confusedSoulconfusedSoul Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
edited April 2011 in New York Colleges
So I got into all four of these schools and am trying to decide which one to attend.

MH Hunter obviously has the edge in financial aid b/c it's free. I get free dorm for two years, live in nyc, free laptop and grants for study abroad/research. Also nyc has tons of job opportunities and internships.

Only problem I see is that even though I'll be in MHC I'll still be going to Hunter so I'm wondering if the quality of teaching and research/facilities/equipments can compare to the others, because I really want to do research in college.

I'm doing psychology so which school is the best in terms of psychology? Which college has the best research facilities and opportunities for undergrads? I'm thinking psychology major but really overall science major.

I have to pay 3500 a year for UB, 8000 for Stony, nothing for Hunter. I have yet to receive my Bing aid but I think the amount will be around 5000 a year. Would it be worth the money to go to one of those SUNY?

Also, comparing the three sunys which one is better?

Thanks to everyone for your input.
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Replies to: Macaulay Honors at Hunter v. UBuffalo Honors v. Stony Brook Honors v. Binghamton?

  • Bing12Bing12 Registered User Posts: 43 Junior Member
    Binghamton, Buffalo, and Stony brook, all great in the science field.

    Stony brook lacks the social aspect ( I say this in every post.haha)

    Buffalo has the social aspects, and is very well known nationally, but I dont believe its up to parr with Binghamton academically speaking.

    I say your choice is between Buffalo or Binghamton, both great schools with great social interactions. If Binghamton ends up cheaper than buffalo, hands down Binghamton. If Buffalo ends up cheaper, than I would think about it more closely.

    NARROW DOWN YOUR CHOICES TO 2 schools, then I strongly recommend visiting the campus during the weekday, either thur or friday, going to a few random classes you would be interested in, and really experiencing what it would be like. The classes are fairly large, and professors dont mind, and prob wont notice if you walk in. Also, if its a smaller class, just ask, and i am sure the professor would be more than happy to let you in. Try to spend 1-2 days at the school, go to the classes, go out with the students and experience the night life. It would help significantly if you knew a student that attended the university, if not just go to the classes, you can find the class schedule online, or just ask me what class your interested in going to, and ill tell you the time and place.hah
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