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Stanford vs Rice

moonlight_sonatamoonlight_sonata Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
edited April 2006 in Stanford University
I've been accepted to both Stanford and the Rice/Baylor program (8-year program for Rice U. and Baylor med school) and now I'm trying to decide between them. I live in Houston and am pretty sure (85%?) I want to become a doctor. Rice also offered me merit scholarships and research money. However, I know people at Stanford and they all loved it. Stanford seems to be great at a lot of different areas, and California/Stanford sounds like a wonderful place. Stanford is also more prestigious than Rice.
Does anyone have any suggestions/comments that can help? thanks
Post edited by moonlight_sonata on

Replies to: Stanford vs Rice

  • zephyr151zephyr151 Registered User Posts: 1,659 Senior Member
    Stanford's biology and chemistry education is excellent. You will get into a good medical school, with a good chance at one better than Baylor. There are tons and tons of research opportunities.
  • joemamajoemama Registered User Posts: 554 Member
    How much money did Rice offer? Half or Full tuition? More?

    Is money an issue for you and your family.

    Where would you like to live and work?
  • jackieboy24jackieboy24 Registered User Posts: 251 Junior Member
    this is a tough one since you got into the program at rice, which from my understanding is quite prestigious. I think it comes down to which school you like better personally. Have you visited both schools? I think this one comes down to preference.
  • veerawudthveerawudth Registered User Posts: 133 Junior Member
    Go to Stanford then apply for a medical school :)
    it won't be that hard
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