Best US universities/ colleges for biology courses?

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Best US universities/ colleges for biology courses?

Post by rosalin » Tue Jan 30, 2007 6:10 am

Hi !
i am an overseas student wanting to persue a career in research biology.
i wish to enrole in an american university for an undergraduate course with boilogy as a core subject.
which is the best university for such a course ? also is USA the best destination?? :?:

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Post by Dustfinger » Tue Jan 30, 2007 8:14 am

USA is not bad. I don't know much about US Universities, but the University of Oxford in England is also well-known for biology, I think.

As for the USA, Harvard and Stanford are the top universities (in the world), but it's also difficult to get an admission there !
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Post by MrMistery » Tue Jan 30, 2007 9:53 am

basically all those world famous universities are a good place to study science(since they have lots of money, good profs and great labs): Harvard, Stanford, Yale, Berkely, Princeton etc..
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Post by Dustfinger » Tue Jan 30, 2007 9:58 am

Read the rankings in the internet, rosalin, They provide you with lots of information.
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Post by AstusAleator » Tue Jan 30, 2007 2:29 pm

Well, if you want to be all fancy and stuff, go to an ivy-league on the east coast. But if you want a good time and some great experiences, and like the outdoors, go to OSU (Oregon State University) :D

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Post by MrMistery » Tue Jan 30, 2007 2:30 pm

aaah... you don't to college for a good time, you go to college to learn.. At least that's how i see it.
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Post by kjle » Tue Jan 30, 2007 6:52 pm

Yeah, unfortunately not everyone shares your opinion, Andrew. I would go to learn, but probably get distracted by the good times.
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Post by MrMistery » Tue Jan 30, 2007 7:41 pm

what better times than sitting all day long in the lab, and working at 3 am when you know everyone else is out partying? What better times than doing what you love and getting credit and respect for it, I ask you?
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Post by mith » Tue Jan 30, 2007 9:31 pm

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thank u

Post by rosalin » Wed Jan 31, 2007 4:22 am

thank u every1 fr ur replies. and despite all the contrary views, i am of the opinion that u do really go to college to pave a path for urself towards a sucessful career & not waste ur time attending pointless parties.(no offense meant, though.) :wink:
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Post by rosalin » Wed Jan 31, 2007 4:22 am

hey! there's something else too. can any1 tel me 'bout a link whre i cd look for info regarding scholarships n all available to international students?
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Post by Dustfinger » Thu Feb 01, 2007 9:22 am

Don't know one :( ...but I agree that you go to university to learn so Ivy League is really top. However, it might be difficlut to get in.
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