UW Foster or UCI Merage ?

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UW Foster or UCI Merage ?

by Cheese12 » Fri Mar 22, 2013 7:18 pm
Hi guys,

I have got admits from Foster as well as Merage ....if scholarship amount is removed from the picture,which school is a better choice?
Experts please help.

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by essaysnark » Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:40 am
Cheese 12 - congratulations!! These are both great schools!!

Unfortunately nobody can answer this question for you :-( -- it's very personal based on so many different factors that only you can evaluate. If you just want to get the "unbiased" opinion on "which is better" then check out the respective rankings - which of course are all over the map! Which is maybe why you've asked here huh? ;-)

Foster
US News - #23
BW - #43

Merage
US News - #49
BW - #37

What you should do is reach out to both school communities and figure out how you feel about them. Look at their employment reports and see what type of recruiting opportunities are available at each.

And don't discount the $$$ awards! That actually should be an important part of the equation in how you figure this out.

We've got a series of posts on the EssaySnark blahg about exactly this: start here https://essaysnark.com/2012/03/school-x- ... th-part-1/ and look for other posts in the category "deciding on a bschool" (there's a dropdown menu at the top right of the main page at essaysnark.com )

Hope this was by some degree helpful. You really can't go wrong with either of these schools. Be sure to come back and let us know what you decide!

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by westsidah408 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:12 pm
Hi Cheese12,

Firstly, congratulations! As essaysnark pointed out, both are good schools.

I would say that answer depends on your goals and which school is better equipped to help you achieve those goals. Would you mind sharing your profile, career goals etc.?

Best of luck!