I applied for a Regular decision for both NC State and UNC chapel hill and recently got into both. I want to go down the pre-med track and I am having a hard time choosing between these schools.
I thought this would be an easy decision but I went down the college confidential and Reddit rabbit hole which made me question my initial decision.
My first choice was UNC-Chapel Hill but I’ve heard that the advisors there do not do a good job advising students and Nc state statically has more students accepted to med school. I found this statement repeated across forums “ NC State has a very good reputation and track record for placing students into the medical profession”. I don’t know how completely true that is and I couldn’t find a lot of info.
I will graduate high school with an associate in science and out of all the classes I have taken these are the recommended classes that premeds are recommended to take.
KEY: I have taken (yes) // haven’t taken yet (no)
Gen chem 1, gen chem 2, Sociology 1101, Psychology 1051, STatistics 1601, orgo chem 1
orgo chem 2, Physics I and II, cell bio, molecular bio, human anatomy, intro to human physiology
As for the cost: Both schools are similar in cost and my family is well off so I’m expecting a lot of scholarships but who knows. (I’ll find out in about a week)
I’m not going to be in Honors NC because i did not apply early decision ( dumb move but I did not know) and I think I have a good shot at honors Carolina (ill find out in a week)
This application process is hard and VERY confusing and me being first generation is not helping. My school is closed so I can not arrange a meeting with my counselor. I will email her when I have figured out the simple questions. Thoughts? What would you do?