The Short Coat
The Short Coat
Dave Etler and the Students of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
What About Choosing the Cheapest Medical School?
54 minutes Posted Nov 19, 2020 at 2:00 am.
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Given how much med school costs, isn’t it best to go for your cheapest option?







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A listener we’re calling Victor Von Stateschool called us at 347-SHORT-CT to continue the recent spate of listener questions about choosing a medical school. Sure, prestige is something to consider…and yes, perhaps moving away from home to broaden your horizons is a good idea…but what about just picking your cheapest option even when you have the stats to go elsewhere? MD/PhD students Sahaana Arumugam and Miranda Schene, and M2s Ananya Munjal and Nathen Spitz try to put it all together. Pro tip: you can actually pit schools’ offers against each other to lower your tuition!



We also talk about the CCOM Art Show that Ananya and Sahaana are helping to put together, and which any med student from anywhere can submit work to.



And we try the Whisper Challenge again, because we’re not in the studio together to get germs on each other. Thanks, COVID…



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