post-bacc

  1. sparklepuff97

    SOS: How do I choose a program?

    Hello all! Psychology/Computer Science undergraduate senior/incoming (career-changer) post-bacc here. Firstly, I hope you are all feeling/faring well during this difficult time. Personally, I am feeling quite overwhelmed and am looking advice, if anyone here might have any insights into my...
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    Should I do post-bacc?

    Hi everyone, hope you're all safe and doing well! I'm a junior at JHU with a GPA that will be (ideally) graduating in 2021 with around a 3.65 if my trend continues. That could have looked different if this semester wasn't universal pass/fail but now I lose a semester of grades. I was told to...
  3. ToothSleuth_93

    I didn't get in to Dental School... Here's what I did! - Success Story

    This thread is for those of you who got rejected or are still waiting for an acceptance letter for this dental school application cycle and don't know what to do next... I am currently a third year dental student at the Kornberg School of Dentistry of Temple University in Philadelphia, PA...
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    Formal Post-bacc or DIY Post-bacc?

    Hello, I graduated a few months ago in May 2019 with a computer science degree, but since I was also a Biology minor I completed a lot of the premed prerequisite courses as well. The only prereqs I still have to take are Biochem, Ochem 2 lab, and maybe sociology? I'm also considering retaking...
  5. DoctoOcto

    Thoughts on Online Neurophysiology?

    I'm thinking of taking this class Winter 2020: https://www.uclaextension.edu/sciences-math/sciences/course/neurophysiology-how-brain-thinks-physci-x-435 My only drawback is that it's an online course. It's not marked online on the transcript or anything, but if brought up I'll definitely...
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    Currently in CRNA school & considering backtracking to make the switch to medical school. Am I crazy?

    Brief history: I was a horribly average high school student. My poor academic performance drove me nuts, so I viewed undergrad as a chance to prove to myself what I could accomplish. I graduated with a BSN, a 4.0 cGPA, and I was very involved in extracurriculars in my university. After...
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    *Official CSU East Bay PHAP 2020-2021

    Hi All! Starting a thread since I did not see any for this cycle. I was recently accepted into CSUEB's PHAP program for the AET/Track-II path (I'm pre-PA). I wanted to see if anyone has accepted their admissions? And if any current or graduated students from the program have feedback on if...
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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...
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    Advice for senior year applications to post-bacc programs vs. gap year then apply

    Hi all, I'm a current junior and had a recent change of heart about careers and want to become a physician (or give it a good shot at least). I have taken Chem 1 + lab, Chem 2, and Biology 1 + lab. I won't have time to complete the rest of the pre reqs my senior year as I have to take classes...
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    Marquette University Post-Bacc BMPD 2019-2020

    Hey! Starting this thread since there isn’t one yet.
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    Creighton Post-bacc 2019-2020

    Hey! Starting this thread since there isn’t one yet. Did anyone receive an interview for Creighton’s pre-dental post-baccalaureate program?
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    How should I start preparing for a Post-Bacc?

    I am currently studying architecture and will graduate in a year and half. I will likely finish with a 3.5 GPA and I have only taken a few science classes (Biology, Physics, and Chem 1). I have decided I want to pursue medicine and that a post-bacc after I graduate is my best option. I would...
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    Difficult decision on when to apply!

    I'm a male URM (African-American) currently about to finish a DIY post-bacc in Texas this coming Spring. I'm going to be using Texas's Academic Fresh Start (AFS) to increase my GPA before applying for all Texas MD medical schools. I've been doing this DIY program for exactly 2 years now and...
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    Career Changer Post-bacc Programs- Chances (LOW GPA)?

    Hi all, This is my first post on SDN so I'm sorry If this is in the wrong forum. Anyways, I'm interested in SFSU's and CSUEB's career changer post bacc programs for pre health. I'm a senior at my current university. Here are my stats: Major: Psychology Cumulative GPA (After this semester)...
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    CSU east bay post bacc

    I am a current UC student with a 2.6 gpa, and a transfer community college gpa of 3.8. I was wondering if it is possible for me to get in to this program?
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    advice on first term of DIY post-bacc, credit load

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    Should I do the Midwestern MABS or retake science courses, orientation is tomorrow.

    Hey guys, I just reapplied to dental school for the 2nd cycle and I am between what I should do. Here are my stats: sGPA: 3.15, oGPA: 3.42, 20 AA DAT. I attended an international program for undergrad and transferred to Purdue to finish my degree and graduated from there. I am a US student from...
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    Columbia Post-bacc? Do I have a chance?

    Hi all, I am interested in Columbia’s post-bacc program due to their multiple linkage programs. However, my undergrad GPA is low and I am obviously worried that I’ll immediately be weeded out because of this. I graduated from a top 20 public university (full tuition scholarship) with a 3.13...
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    Drexel IHS 2018 v. Chatham MSBIO

    Hey guys, New to sdn, just joined. cGPA 2.92 MCAT 506. I don't know if this happened for a lot of folks or not but I got a serious reality check when applying to post-bacc programs. I thought it would be easier. I applied to Loyola's MPMS, BU MAMS, EVMS 2-year, Drexel MS in biomedical...
  21. LlamasUnitee

    Research opportunities in Psych as a post-bacc student

    Hi everyone, I graduated college in May and have moved back home to study for the GRE. After I finish, I'm going to take a gap year and work. During that time I'd like to do research in the town I'm in, preferably in a university (there are three universities around me that have psych phd...
  22. E

    Is immunology/ virology offered at UT Dallas?

    If anyone is currently attending/ attended UTD, do you know if they offer the classes Immunology or Virology? I can't seem to find it in their catalog. Thank you!
  23. E

    Immunology or Virology at UT Dallas?

    If anyone is currently attending/ attended UTD, do you know if they offer the classes Immunology or Virology? I can't seem to find it in their catalog. Thank you!
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    GeorgeSquared Advanced Biomedical Sciences (ABS)

    Hi all! I just graduated from the GeorgeSquared Advanced Biomedical Sciences program in May 2018. Please feel welcome to post any questions you may have. I would love to share my insight and be as transparent as possible, since I too was in your shoes searching on SDN last year. If you have any...
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    CWRU SMP or SUNY Buffalo MA

    I've applied and have been accepted to several SMP programs including CWRU, Toledo, Cincinnati, Touro and I'm still waiting on a few more programs. I've also been accepted to SUNY Buffalo MA in Biological Sciences. I will most likely choose between CWRU MS in Medical Physiology vs Buffalo MA...
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    Taking classes after graduating BUT NOT IN A POST-BACC program?

    Hi! I never really post on here so I don't know if this has been asked/answered before, so sorry. I'm a 3rd year and I plan on graduating next year. I've taken most of my pre-reqs already, because I require them to graduate for my major. However, I don't have time for some random requirements...
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    Rutgers University MBS Fall 2018 - Piscataway

    Greetings everyone, I was accepted into Rutgers University MBS program at Piscataway. I was wondering if anybody else accepted and are going to this program? Has anybody completed this program and have any tips or want to talk about their experience? THANKS!
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    Post-bacc or master's programs while working full-time

    I'm graduating (undergrad) in December with weak credentials. Overall GPA is 3.24 and science GPA is 3.01. I'm taking the MCAT this weekend but practice exams have all been 498, so I can't imagine I'll land any medical school interviews this cycle. I started an internship as a microbiologist...
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    Post-bacc timeline question!

    Hi everyone! I'm a rising senior and taking a gap year after graduation (i.e., not applying this cycle). I'm thinking of doing a post-bacc during my gap year and am a little confused as to how it works... if I go into a post-bacc should I still apply next cycle and would I interview during the...
  30. D

    28 year old seeking post-bacc advice

    Hi Everyone! I'm a 28 year old Sales Exec for a tech startup in NYC and after much deliberation have decided to change my career and pursue medicine. My undergraduate cGPA was a 3.0 and any science courses I took were in 2008-2009. I've began the process of becoming a local EMT volunteer and...
  31. Z

    Does prestige of post-bacc matter?

    Hi everyone! I have been applying to post-bacc programs for grade-enhancement (I did my pre-med prerequisites in my undergrad) and was wondering if prestige of the post-bacc matters at all for future medical school applications. I'm curious because I was accepted into a post-bacc at a really...
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    Brown University Post-Bacc

    Hello! I was recently extended an interview invitation to Brown University's post-baccalaureate, Certificate in Medical Sciences program. I'm deciding whether to go in-person to the interview or to schedule a Skype interview since I live in California. Does anyone here know if there is any type...
  33. reyneer

    Canadian applicant looking into post-bacc programs

    Hey SDN! I am a Canadian MSc. student who is applying to U.S. MD and DO schools this year. Here are my stats - GPA: 3.72, MCAT: 512, lots of research and extracurriculars Given the disadvantage that Canadians face as out-of-state/international applicants to the U.S., I want to hedge my bets...
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    Applying to med school at same time as post-bacc

    I'm a 4th year Human bio major at UCI, graduating June 2018 with a 3.4 cGPA and 3.4 sGPA. I plan to take two gap years (would have taken one but I'm already a senior and not ready to apply this June). As of now, I kind of screwed up and missed a lot of the fall deadlines for many California...
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    Academic Enhancers - Best Post-baccs / SMP

    Hello, I am a 4th year Human Biology major graduating from UC Irvine this June with about a 3.4 overall and 3.4 science GPA (CA resident). I was thinking about applying for a post-bacc program (preferably in California) to boost my GPA and demonstrate to med schools that I am able to handle...
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    Post-Baccalaureate Program at William Paterson University

    Hi all, I'm new here. I have scoured the boards for feedback regarding the program at WPUNJ, and haven't found any thus far, so I figured I'd start a new thread. Has anyone here attended WPUNJ's post-bacc program? If so, would you please provide your feedback? Was it successful for you...
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    What Are My Chances and What Should I Do?

    So I'm a current third-year human biology major, business minor student at UC San Diego. I have a cumulative GPA of 3.296 and a major GPA of 3.125 (yeah I know they're really bad...), but my GPA has been increasing since my second year. I have 4 more quarters left here at UCSD before my expected...
  38. wontonamera

    Post-Bacc for Dental School Advice

    Hey there! So I am a fourth year student at my university and I'll be graduating in May 2018. I had applied for dental school the June 2018 cycle, but I wanted to strengthen my application and re-apply June 2019. I was considering doing a post-bacc by either taking 20 credits as a non-degree...
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    Applying to med school while in SMP or wait until after SMP?

    I was planning on applying to medical schools (MD and DO) this upcoming cycle (2018-2019) with cGPA 3.4, sGPA 3.7, MCAT 508. I'm a career changer (history major, worked in accounting for a few years, started undergraduate post-bacc 3 years ago). I've gathered all my LORs, which I think are...
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    4th year Pharmacy student wants become a physician

    Hello everyone, I had to make my own thread because I couldn't really find anyone in the same boat as me. So I'll be writing a lot. Please bear with me since I am in such a difficult situation and need to decide ASAP. I am currently a 4th year student at a well-known Pharmacy School (6 year...