georgetown smp

  1. himikie

    Help me decide between SMPs: NYMC AMP and Georgetown SMP

    Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone can help me decide between SMPs. I recently got accepted to both Georgetown 1-year SMP and NYMC 1-year accelerated SMP, and was wondering if anyone has any insights to these programs. I will be applying to medical schools this upcoming cycle, and just...
  2. R

    How important is the school for SMPs?

  3. R

    School applications - Former SMP

    Hi guys! I was wondering if anyone had possible school recommendations. I am from the MW and got a 3.52 in the GT SMP. MCAT of 517. I actually was not a science major in my UG so I did some bare minimum post bacc classes at Loyola in Chicago before starting the SMP - looking back, I think...
  4. S

    Tufts MBS vs Georgetown SMP vs UPenn Specialized Pre-health Postbacc - Decision Help

    Hi! I was recently admitted to Tufts MBS (dual degree with MPH) as well as Georgetown's SMP Program and only have a few days to make a decision. I was also admitted to UPenn's Specialized Studied Pre-health Postbacc, but was leaning towards Tufts/Gerogetown. I am having a lot of trouble...
  5. D

    SMP Help please!!

    Hi everyone! This is my first time posting on SDN but I'm really in a bind and need help deciding on the following SMPs! Tufts, EVMS, CWRU-physiology, Drexel IMS, Georgetown. I don't qualify for the guaranteed interview from CWRU due to a much lower GPA than required.I live in FL so they would...
  6. StressoEspresso

    Post-Bac/Special Masters Programs

    Hi Guys! I'm a long time lurker on SDN and recently made an account to get some advice. I'm applying to SMP and post-bac programs to improve my academic record (I have an upward trend in the last two years). I already have tons of research experience, clinical shadow hours from scribing...
  7. MoonQuail


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    Georgetown Regular MS in Physiology 2019-2020

    Hi guys, I noticed there's no thread for this yet. I was accepted 5/3 and I was wondering if any alumni had any input on this program/ its helpfulness for med school. I am also considering GT SMP and would like to hear some of the differences of these two programs besides the technical...
  9. A

    Post Bacc/SMP Programs

    Hi! I'm graduating this May and know that I probably need an academic record enhancer post bacc program to be considered a strong applicant. I'm currently looking at Georgetown SMP, BU MAMS, Brown ScM and Johns Hopkins Master of Health Science (all 1 year programs) and got accepted to Duke MBS...
  10. R

    Masters Programs

    I'm a senior pre-med student who decided to pursue a Masters degree in my first of (hopefully) two gap years due to a less-than-great undergrad GPA. I applied to a bunch of special masters type programs that are aimed at pre-med students. I've heard back from most of the schools and am trying...
  11. T

    How competitive are most SMPs?

  12. C

    In the event of re-app with 3.51/510

    Hello All, During this gap year, I have the option of pursuing a SMP-like program (Georgetown's Regular Masters in Physiology which highly mimics its SMP program) to boost my GPA or to pursue taking the MCAT for a third time. If I were to become a re-applicant, I would like to have done...
  13. C

    Please Help! Will postbacc vs SMP help me or not

    Just made this account after bouncing between different ideas/advice from other posts. I'm a rising senior undergrad and have pretty much decided on a gap year. I was introduced to the idea of a postbacc program a couple of months ago and started researching my options. I was mainly looking for...
  14. V

    Georgetown SMP vs. Loyola MAMS 2018-2019

    Hey everyone gained acceptance to what are my top choices for an SMP those being georgetown and loyola MAMS. Im having a pretty hard time deciding. I know most of the basics like how GT is graded on a really harsh curve and loyola is much more holistic/ appears to have a higher rate of...
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    Columbia IHN Masters program vs. Georgetown SMP

    I recently was accepted into both the Columbia IHN MS in human Nutrition Program as well as Georgetown Special Masters Program in physiology. I applied to med schools this cycle, but I have not gotten in anywhere yet. I was wondering which of these two programs would be most helpful at getting...
  16. W

    Feeling lost along the pre-med journey - Please advise

    Hello everyone, This is my first time posting on the forum even though I've been a long-time reader, so please forgive me if I unknowingly break any forum rules. I could really use some advice on my particular circumstances and where to go from hear. Thank you in advance for reading my story...
  17. J

    Gap Year: SMP vs Research/Clinical

    Hey ya'll, This is my first post here. I've been searching through these forums over the years and have gotten a lot of great advice. So I decided to finally make my own account and join in on the discussions! Some quick background info about me: Demographics: Male, Asian, TX resident...
  18. F

    SMP vs. Med School

    Hello, I am a rising senior at a small liberal arts college with a cumulative GPA of a 3.42. I have raised my GPA 0.51 over the course of my undergraduate career (My last three semesters of college have 3.6 or above). I have just been accepted as a scribe, have been a surgical assistant, and...
  19. mdtobe1111

    Deciding on which SMP is best for me. GT or EVMS

    (Sorry accidentally posted in the wrong forum -- will be transferring other's responses below in case someone else is in a similar situation) Been reading as many threads as possible about different SMPs and low-gpa threads and have decided on going to an SMP next year. SDN friends - need your...
  20. mdtobe1111

    Which SMP is the best option for me? Georgetown or EVMS

    Been reading as many threads as possible about different SMPs and low-gpa threads and have decided on going to an SMP next year. SDN friends - need your help in assessing which SMP is best for me Some info about me: CA resident, graduated from undergrad about 3 years ago with a low ugrad/sgpa...