diy post bacc

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    Need help with planning DIY post-bacc

    I've decided that I want to become a psychiatrist, but I'd never planned on attending medical school so I don't have the necessary pre-reqs. Since graduating in 2017 I've been working for a healthcare IT company on the the insurance side of things, so I don't have clinical experience, but...
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    Should I retake undergrad classes?

    Hi, I have a low sGPA, should I retake classes?
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    Low GPAs and next steps for applying to dental school

    Hello everyone, I wanted to share my stats thus far and get any advice on how to increase my chances to get into dental school. I have a bachelors in biology with very low GPAs (slight upward trend in last two semesters): cGPA: 2.9 sGPA: 2.5 I have learned from my mistakes as a young college...
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    Couple Qs Concerning DIY Post bacc (Reinvention)

    As I'm getting closer to finishing my undergraduate degree, I want to try to narrow down my plans/choices for how to go about a DIY Post bacc. Since I was pre-med during undergraduate, I've completed most possible BCPM pre-reqs, with the exception of Physics, so I'm focusing more on...
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    Need advice for gap year plans

    I need advice on what do for my gap year(s). I have recently graduated and ended with a 3.47cGPA/3.3 sGPA with an upward trend (especially my last year - had 3.8 or higher) and am planning to apply for 2022 cycle (so would apply next year in 2021). I am URM and currently studying to take the...
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    Choosing DIY Post Bacc in CUNY

    Posting for the first time as I am about to officially start my journey to become a Physician as a 31 year Old Non-Trad. First step is to choose a college to take all the prerequisites. Looking for advice from current or former CUNY students as to which school i should choose. I am currently...
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    Please help me with DIY Postbacc

    I don't know exactly know how to approach this. I have taken Physiology at my UC however, I got a C+. Can I retake Physiology with lab at a local CC post-grad? Is this taken into account and is it allowed? My university (UCSB) did not allow re-takes for any class above a C-, so I have this...
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    Post-Bacc Courseload?

    I plan to take a DIY post-bacc and I am only missing the prerequisites for medical school. I am wondering what my course load should be? I am planning to take biology, general chem, physics, organic chem, and english. Obviously, general chem is a prequisite for organic chem so I cannot take...
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    Seeking advice on gap year plans

    I am currently a 4th year undergrad with a 3.38 cGPA/3.06 sGPA. I've worked as a medical assistant for over a year now and have a lot of clinical/volunteer experience with underserved communities for 2.5 years (also volunteer as a scribe here). I was in one research lab for a year and then...
  10. Big Tall Doctor

    Did MCAT seal my fate?

    Hi all, as some of you might know I am currently in the process of reinvention of my sub 3.0 gpa by my DIY post bacc. It’s going well so far, 6 units of summer at 4.0, and I am still on track to finish with a >3.0 by the start of next app cycle. However I recently got my MCAT score of 509 and...
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    DIY Post Bacc | Degree Seeking vs. Nondegree Seeking?

    Hey guys. I'm currently still in undergrad and currently have a 3.1 GPA, but I plan to raise it to around 3.4 by the time that I graduate. By the time I graduate I'll have done most of the prereqs, except for Orgo I, Orgo II and Biochemistry. (although apparently some medical schools don't...
  12. Big Tall Doctor

    Advice on my DIY post bacc

    Sorry I posted this in a different forum,but didn't know how to move it. I've decided to invest in myself and pursue classes at Sacramento State. However, because I will not be going for a degree, I will only be able to crash classes utilizing Open University. I was pretty sketched out at first...
  13. Big Tall Doctor

    Advice on my DIY post bacc

    Hey all, after advice from @Goro, I've decided to invest in myself and pursue classes at Sacramento State. However, because I will not be going for a degree, I will only be able to crash classes utilizing Open University. I was pretty sketched out at first, but after talking to the continuing...
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    DIY post bacc options in Los Angeles/Inland Empire area?

    Hello, long time lurker here! I am graduating from UCLA in a few weeks with a pretty sad sGPA (3.0), and I want to do a DIY post bacc to help boost my gpa! Does anybody have any experience doing a DIY post-bacc in the Los Angeles or Inland Empire area in California? I was looking at UCLA...