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Prestige or Manageability

A photo of Justin604 Justin604
Hey folks, just wanted you guys views on choosing a university for pre-med studies. Would you choose a university with a more prestigious background or would you choose a university with an easier more manageable university? Prestige because of where you're from; with the degree worth more.

I'm curious as to which would be the better choice in the long run for undergrad studies:

UBC or UVIC ?
(Prestige) or (Manageability)
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A photo of VegaKrazmych VegaKrazmych
The prestige of your university doesn't really help with med school. Thinking about it from that point of view, I'd say UVic.
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A photo of littleroom littleroom
That is a false dichotomy; prestige is manageable. But, I have read many times that medical school does not care for prestige; however, such an important question you should verify for yourself by calling or writing to the medical schools you're interested in.
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A photo of inthemaking inthemaking
Whichever school fits your needs better in terms of how much you like the program/campus, financially..basically which one you can imagine spending the next 4 years at.
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