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Dear All, Thank you so much for all your words of wisdom. I made a list of non-negotiables that I care about, and came up with a toss-up between a great school near my loved ones along with opportunities for rotations in and around where I hope to work, and the other great school across the country with four months more of clinical rotations. Though it was a tough choice, I visualized my life at the end of the two years and realized that the reasons I need to stay are more important to me than the reasons I need to leave. Thanks again for all your help!
In a nutshell, high-ranking school #1 is far away (across the country) from my family and my boyfriend of three years, but when I visited it I loved it there and felt like the students were truly happy and getting a quality education. This school trains PAs for work in any field. Lower-ranking school #2 is close to my beautiful apartment I share with my boyfriend, as well as to my supportive and awesome family. Unfortunately, I kind of got a negative vibe when I visited--students there didn't love the program, and it seemed disorganized and unprioritized compared to the DO program (example