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How do you choose between schools when you're a good fit at both but in different ways, one is a smidgen more name-brand-y, the other seems a smidgen more collegial, one has a lot of top-notch university resources for professionalization, the other where the department itself seems to have more focus on professionalization, one that has well-known recommenders while the other has (apparently) more involved mentors, one that has no core courses because you're free to build your degree, while the other has core courses that help you better get a handle on disciplinary conventions, one that's located in boring city that's close to a bunch of cool cities and the other which is located in a small college town? Helppppppp
I saw another poster recently asked for advice on deciding between SDSU and the University of Washington MedSLP program. I'm in a similar situation but with different schools and slightly different considerations. Of the schools I've been accepted to thus far, I believe my top choices are Temple, the University of Washington (MedSLP), and the University of Oregon. I'm looking for a good balance between clinical experience and research. I would like to attend a school that offers great medical-based practicum opportunities, particularly in cognitive rehabilitation therapy for stroke and TBI survivors. While there are cost considerations, I want to take them out of the equation for now and focus on understanding what my experiences as a graduate student may be at each school. If anyone has attended these programs, I would love to hear your likes / dislikes, what your practicum placements were like, where you found full-time employment upon program completion, and how you would characterize your overall experience. If you did not attend but have any impressions of each school's individual strengths / weaknesses, that would be greatly appreciated as well.