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    boylanglo is offline Member 510 points
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    Still lacking of clinical rotation spots?

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    I got acceptance on both ROSS and SGU for Janurary 2008. I had paid deposit for both school and decided to study at SGU because of the lacking of clinical spots on ROSS.

    I know SGU pricey but I can imgaine how much it is until FA office sent me award letter.

    The tuition of SGU is 20K, after adding administration fee 3K, housing 3K (1 semester, approximate 3.5 months) 700 K for books, It pumbs up to 27K for 1st semster (living expenses is excluded).

    Now, I am lit nervous and thinking to back to ROSS.

    Does ROSS still lack of clinical rotation spots rite now?

    Beside the tution fee is 15K, do Rossies have to pay any fee as SGU? If so, how much is it? And how much is the rent an apart?

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    There is still a lack of clinical spots. For most people this doesn't delay graduation, but doesn't put thing into the ideal order. You end up doing peds or obgyn in 4th year instead of 3rd and filling in the gaps with electives.

    The only fees I'm aware of which add onto tuition at Ross is the SGA fee which is relatively minor.

    Living in Dominica (as far as an apartment) depends on what you want. You can find thing for basically anywhere from $400-$1,000 a month. You will be on the island for 16 months (provided no failing). After that living can become more expensive depending on where your clinical spots are located. You will also be dealing with a less developed country around you in Dominica than Grenada, so make sure you are comfortable with that aspect.

    SGU will probably give you a smoother ride, Ross will get you done a bit quicker and a bit cheaper. Really depends on what you value most.

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    my total cost is abt 17,000 - 17,500 per semester.
    13925 ---> tuition and all other fees
    1800 ----> housing
    1500-2000 ---> food and everything else
    If life throws you a lemon - make lemonade

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    Quote Originally Posted by boylanglo View Post
    I got acceptance on both ROSS and SGU for Janurary 2008. I had paid deposit for both school and decided to study at SGU because of the lacking of clinical spots on ROSS.

    I know SGU pricey but I can imgaine how much it is until FA office sent me award letter.

    The tuition of SGU is 20K, after adding administration fee 3K, housing 3K (1 semester, approximate 3.5 months) 700 K for books, It pumbs up to 27K for 1st semster (living expenses is excluded).

    Now, I am lit nervous and thinking to back to ROSS.

    Does ROSS still lack of clinical rotation spots rite now?

    Beside the tution fee is 15K, do Rossies have to pay any fee as SGU? If so, how much is it? And how much is the rent an apart?
    Those books are pricey....

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    Med school is expensive !

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    Quote Originally Posted by boylanglo View Post
    I got acceptance on both ROSS and SGU for Janurary 2008. I had paid deposit for both school and decided to study at SGU because of the lacking of clinical spots on ROSS.

    I know SGU pricey but I can imgaine how much it is until FA office sent me award letter.

    The tuition of SGU is 20K, after adding administration fee 3K, housing 3K (1 semester, approximate 3.5 months) 700 K for books, It pumbs up to 27K for 1st semster (living expenses is excluded).

    Now, I am lit nervous and thinking to back to ROSS.

    Does ROSS still lack of clinical rotation spots rite now?

    Beside the tution fee is 15K, do Rossies have to pay any fee as SGU? If so, how much is it? And how much is the rent an apart?
    You should be aware of a Ross policy that could be costly.... if you fail a course at Ross you have to retake and repay for the entire semester. If you fail a course at SGU, you only retake the failed course and you do not have to repay for the course. If you are sure you will not fail a course then you don't have to be concerned about the increased $$$$ of a failed courses.

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    You shouldn't even be THINKING of failing. There is no failing. If you come here, you study your butt off and pass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by syntrik View Post
    There is still a lack of clinical spots. For most people this doesn't delay graduation, but doesn't put thing into the ideal order. You end up doing peds or obgyn in 4th year instead of 3rd and filling in the gaps with electives.

    SGU will probably give you a smoother ride, Ross will get you done a bit quicker and a bit cheaper. Really depends on what you value most.
    Factor in the cost of moving to get available cores and to try to minimize delays.

    Doing cores late, in 4th year? Should only be acceptable if this is your last chance school.

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    Plus, if you're starting in January, then you will have the longest amount of time (of all 3 starting times) to complete your clerkships in time for the 2013 match.

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    St Georges, it's a no brainer. Better Island. Better emphasis on education. Better hospitals for clinicals.

    It's worth the extra money

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