If You Could Go Back to School, Where Would You Go?

If you had the option to choose any college or university to continue or “redo” your education, where would you go? Would you opt for a big name or a good location, travel overseas, or stick with your roots and stay close to home? Share your thoughts in today’s Question of the Week.

 

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India Brown March 26, 2017 at 2:36 pm

I would either attend Coppin State University or John Hopkins Nursing Program !!!!!

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Susan Holl October 16, 2015 at 6:31 pm

I would apply to Sarah Lawrence College to their MBA Health Care Advocacy in the context of Public Health & Social Justice.
https://www.sarahlawrence.edu/public-health-advocacy/program.html

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Alexandrea M October 16, 2015 at 1:05 pm

I would have attended California State University, Long Beach, and obtained a degree in Industrial Design.

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C October 16, 2015 at 9:44 am

I wouldn't change a thing about my undergraduate choice: far from home, affordable, excellent reputation for my field, large school. I do believe I would have chosen veterinary medicine over science, however, as it leads to a relatively stable profession that does good, pays well and does not require constant proposal writing and funding for survival.

I will share that my graduate school was an excellent choice as it has very strong educational priorities over publication for the students. The goal of Ph.D. training is learning how to learn and learning how to do science. It is NOT cranking out papers for the mentor. The goal of medical school is to learn how to practice medicine, not "save people" during rotations or publish from a 3 week long jaunt in someone's lab. Learn first while in school and then go out and apply it.

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Lauren October 16, 2015 at 9:10 am

I really loved the school I went to, but I think I would like to do a semester overseas, probably somewhere in Europe. I'd also love to try a semester at a school with a large student body, as my college only had about 2,000 students. I think it would be fun to experience a Division I college football or basketball game.

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Lilema Stewart October 16, 2015 at 8:24 am

I would like to go close to home . I would choose Johns Hopkins University to become a nurse . I would choose Coppin State University , University of Maryland and Stevenson Universtiy to further my education in becoming a nurse. I would like to give back to the community and organization.

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Anne Hodos October 16, 2015 at 8:14 am

I would choose an on-line university to have the greatest flexibility in scheduling around my personal/work schedule.

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corine gentile October 16, 2015 at 7:00 am

i would go to ross university and become a vet, to specialize in equine vet care.

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Terry Griffin October 16, 2015 at 6:02 am

I would choose a College & University close to home. We have some very good Colleges and Universities here in Maryland such as Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland, Morgan University & Howard University, etc......
I'm looking forward to going to one of them very soon to further my education, because I want to grow, and learn more in education and to be a great asset to my Professional Development and to my Organization in achieving all goals that are being put in place.
Thank you

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