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    Sending Out Cold Emails

    Hello! I'm a recent B.S. graduate that's trying to look for work in a research lab in the interim of trying to get into a masters, then further on Med School. It took me about six years (an extra two years after I walked at commencement) to officially graduate because of financial issues and...
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    DIY post bacc help!

    Hey guys so I have some question about my situation and DIY post bacc. Graduated from a T10 with a 3.34 cumulative gpa and 3.01 BCPM gpa. I am looking to do a DIY post bacc this year for gpa repair. Decided to do a DIY post bacc taking upper level science courses at a local SUNY state school...
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    DIY post bacc help!

    Hey guys so I have some question about my situation and DIY post bacc. Graduated from a T10 with a 3.34 cumulative gpa and 3.01 BCPM gpa. I am looking to do a DIY post bacc this year for gpa repair. Decided to do a DIY post bacc taking upper level science courses at a local SUNY state school...
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    DIY Post Bacc with Undergrad Courses or Non-degree Graduate Courses?

    Hello, I recently just graduated college with a cGPA of 3.29 and a sGPA of 2.8. I intended to apply to different degree granting post-baccs for Fall 2021, but at the last minute decided not to apply due to financial reasons. In undergrad, while I struggled in some of my science courses, I was...
  6. Dr.ToBeDetermined

    Post-Bacc Advice: continue formal vs. switch to DIY

    Hello all I need some advice on how to proceed with my premed education (and I just think my premed advisor will be too biased for an honest answer). I am career changer and currently in a post-bacc program that claims to have 90% acceptance rates into medical school, and has plenty of linkage...
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    course load in undergrad

    hello - im wondering how bad it looks if i only have taken 12 credits almost every semester except spring 2021 and fall 2021. life happened and i was not able to handle any of my classes and should’ve just taken a medical leave, but i didn’t. i plan on taking 2 courses at a time in my diy post...
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    In 2021, is undergrad GPA still weighted more than graduate GPA for non-trad?

    Hello, I have been out of undergrad for two years working FT as a clinical research assistant, and recently PT as a vaccination assistant at the mass vaccination sites in my state. I am currently getting my EMT license to work FT on an ambualnce, while dropping back to PT at the hospital. The...
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    how to excel in post bac

    hi! this is already my second post here but i just wanted insight on how to excel in a diy post bac + how to set up my own curriculum. im going to have to take all my pre reqs (i only got a C and a D in the two I’ve taken), and maybe a few upper level courses. i read Goro’s guide which really...
  10. dinucleotidecarl

    Could I benefit from doing a DIY post-bacc this summer for this cycle?

    Hi everyone. This is a long one, so there's a TL;DR below. I graduated college in 2017 and have worked in both health care (scribe/scribe trainer, CMA) and elsewhere (Fulbright, teaching abroad) since graduation. Texas resident. I took all my prereqs in college and got a Pre-Health Professions...
  11. jyy3gx

    DIY post bacc at 4 year college as non degree seeking student vs UC Berkeley Extension

    Hello, is there anyone here who has done a DIY post bacc through UCBx? I just have to take a few pre reqs right now, and I am trying to decide to do them either at a local 4 year college as a non degree seeking student or at UCBx. I am worried that I won't be able to get into the classes that I...
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    DIY Post-bacc, Associate

    I decided to do a DIY post-bacc to finish two prerequisites and take high-level biology courses. The school basically said I'd be eligible to earn an associate degree if I sent in an official transcript from my undergrad. This would mean that I would also be eligible for financial aid. The...
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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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...