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Discus: What Are My Chances?: September 2003 Archive: MIT, CALTECH, COLUMBIA , WHICH FOR BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
By Bignick123 (Bignick123) on Sunday, September 21, 2003 - 10:38 am: Edit

hey what's up guys, i'm looking to major in biomedical engineering or biochemical engineering. I like columbia but would i be applying to SEAS or the reg. college.

also where could i land a job with a bachelors in biomedical engineering or biochemical engineering.
what schools are reknowned for my intended major? Do i have a shot at MIT,CALTECH,columbia,nyu, fordham, other ivies for intended major.


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By Whzup44412 (Whzup44412) on Sunday, September 21, 2003 - 10:49 am: Edit

Best Biomedical program in the country is at Johns Hopkins. It's hard to get into though. There's a separate admissions process after you're accepted in Johns Hopkins (e.i. you have to accepted into the major).

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