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PLEASE HELP UC Irvine or UC Berkeley

imlost02imlost02 0 replies2 threads New Member
Hello everybody,

I am a current high school senior and must decide on a college soon. My top choices right now are UC Irvine or UC Berkeley both on the premed track? Thoughts?

UC IRVINE:

-better location

-i am in their honors collegium > priority registration for classes

-easier to maintain high GPA *hopefully*

UC BERKELEY:

-more academically challenging > better prepare for medical school

-more well known school
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  • GumbymomGumbymom Forum Champion UC 30548 replies422 threads Forum Champion
    Which school do you prefer? Both will be highly competitive and challenging as a “pre-med” student, so you want to attend a school where you have the best chance for a High GPA, access to medically related EC’s, good pre-med advising and affordable by keeping undergrad costs low.

    UCI with Honors and priority registration I believe would be a better option. The perks with Honors includes smaller class sizes, better access to your professors and research opportunities.

    Prestige/Name recognition not important in Medical school admissions. Go to the school where you think you can excel.
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