Give us feedback on new DO med school search tool

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Postby Needlegirl » Wed Oct 18, 2006 6:44 pm

I'd like more search parameters than just scores. I have great scores, so getting in isn't the issue. Deciding which schools match me is more challenging. How about addressing "softer" issues like OMM emphasis? Research vs. clinical? Size of the school?
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Postby Jzeidenb » Wed Oct 18, 2006 11:09 pm

i think the best thing for that is to research the schools yourself, start with schools thatll keep you close to home an spread out as far as you are willing to go from there.

no tool is going to know you better than YOU.
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Postby Needlegirl » Thu Oct 19, 2006 10:27 am

Jzeidenb wrote:
no tool is going to know you better than YOU.


Agreed, but I already know what I want. There's no reason a search tool can't include the size of the school, etc.
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Postby Jzeidenb » Thu Oct 19, 2006 11:11 am

that would require a seperate tool, the tools here are designed to give you an estimate on your chances of getting into a particular school, not whether its a match for you
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Postby Needlegirl » Thu Oct 19, 2006 12:11 pm

Then I misunderstood. All it said was "DO school match search," not "who will take me with my lousy scores." :)
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