post-baccalaureate

  1. SeifersLilSisL8

    SIU MEDPREP 2020

    Since no one has posted about this program yet this year; I guess I will. I wanted to create a safe space for people who are applying to this program to talk about where they are in the process. Personally, I applied cycle 1 and I received an interview. The interview was on Friday, Nov. 22nd...
  2. S

    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...
  3. B

    Post Bacc thoughts

    Hello everybody, I am currently a junior in undergrad that is looking to go to a post-bacc then med-school for psychiatry. My stem advisor told me to go to a career-change post-bacc since I decided late on med-school. I worry that my stats won’t suffice to a post bacc program as I did not...
  4. T

    Marquette University Post-Bacc BMPD 2019-2020

    Hey! Starting this thread since there isn’t one yet.
  5. T

    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?
  6. W

    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...
  7. O

    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...
  8. S

    non traditional situation- looking for some advice

    I am in a little bit of a unique situation, so I was hoping to get some advice from anyone that might have some insight! About me; I just completed a post bacc from an ivy league school (im not sure how relevant that is, but for the sake of disclosure). My undergrad GPA is 3.7 (UCLA)...
  9. C

    MD & DO Getting nervous.. Should I apply OOS? TMDSAS Non-trad - 3.18 cGPA. 4.0 post-bac. 509 MCAT. Good ECs

    I've tried to figure out what chances I have for in-state, but I'm having trouble calculating what my odds are, given my significant post-bacc work, leadership experience, and job history. Anyone have any ideas how a solid year and a half of 4.0 post-bacc influences things like lizzyM and WARS...
  10. M

    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...
  11. 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!
  12. UMVoyager

    SIU MEDPREP 2019

    Hey future MEDPREP class of 2021. Rising SIU SOM MS2 here that just finished up in Carbondale and currently struggling to pack for Springfield, IL. If it was not for this program I would not be 1) in medical school or 2) successful in medical school. This program is absolutely amazing and I am...
  13. S

    Taking UC Berkeley Extension Genetics - Any way to study for the final well?

    Hello. I'm currently taking the UC Berkeley Extension Genetics course under Professor Placyk. I'll be getting ready to take my final soon...and I'm frankly a bit lost. As you guys know, genetics is a very large subject and I'm frankly feeling a bit overwhelmed, especially since you have to...
  14. C

    Fulfilling pre-reqs before post bac program?

    I am currently finishing my 4th year at my research University. I am in the process of applying to post-bac programs and realized most of the academic enhancer programs require that all the necessary pre reqs be completed prior to applying. Having been seeking a different health career before, I...
  15. S

    Thinking about trying Scripps Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program - Chances?

    Hello! I've been looking at options and I'm interested in doing the Scripps College Post-Bac Pre-Med Program. I'm aware that this isn't the kind of program for my situation (already have taken a good number of pre-reqs, though I need a lot more upper-divisions), but it is one of the closest to...
  16. 1

    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...
  17. BobertSaget

    Advice: Should I Stay or Should I Go (nah nah nah)

    I'm in a bit of a dilemma... I am a senior about to head into my gap year and planning to apply to dental school in the upcoming cycle. My stats are: Major: Bioinformatics (Biochem+CS) from UofPitt oGPA: 3.75 sGPA: 3.65 DAT: (AA/TS/PAT/Reading/any section below a 17): 20/20/23/22/no Shadowing...
  18. 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...
  19. 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. Given the disadvantage that Canadians face as out-of-state/international applicants to the U.S., I want to hedge my bets by applying to a post-bacc program. I've read about the linkages that some programs...
  20. uhds

    Colorado Post-Bac

    Heya everyone! Has anyone heard from Colorado's post-bac program?
  21. Dr. Ozymandias

    Post Bacs are not pro-URM. Thoughts?

    Besides SIU's MedPrep and the UC-Consortium which are for academic enhancers and not career-changers, it seems post-bac programs are not URM-friendly, which is interesting considering the whole point of post-bac programs is to help get people into medical school. My reasoning: 1) Post-bacs are...
  22. N

    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...
  23. wolfnscale

    How to prevent running out of steam? (PostBaccs/NonTrads)

    Howdy SDN! Here's a question for my fellow non-traditional pre-meds: how do we NOT run out of steam? I'm a non-trad. I have a BS, an MS, and I'm currently in a Post-Bacc program. Each of these programs I've done back to back, without summers or breaks (my longest break was my first winter...
  24. M

    Tired of wasting time.. what would you do? Help please**

    Hey everyone, I need some legit reality check/advice from you guys. I am currently a post-grad who graduated last year from college and has been working full time at a non-dental related job to save up some money. After realizing that I truly want to pursue a career in dentistry, I am going to...
  25. UMVoyager

    SIU MEDPREP 2018

    Welcome potential MEDPREPers. I made this forum for the Summer 2018 entering class. Soon-to-be SIU SOM M1 here that finished MEDPREP this past May. Overall, this is an AMAZING program and I along with other current MEDPREPers are here to answer as many questions as I can pertaining to the...
  26. M

    Northwestern Post-Bacc Program

    Hi! So I was recently accepted in Northwestern's post-bacc pre-med program and I plan to start taking general chemistry courses this summer quarter. After talking to my academic advisor, I cannot make up my mind about whether or not I should do the 12-month program or the 15-month program. I...
  27. D

    Meredith College Pre-Health Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program 2017-2018 Cohort

    Hello, I recently confirmed my spot for the 2017-2018 cohort of the Meredith Post-Bac program. In addition to providing a thread where similarly accepted students can discuss coursework, scheduling, and other details of the program, I would like to ask everyone's opinion on this post-bac...
  28. D

    California Northstate University Post-Baccalaureate Program 2017-2018 Cohort

    Hello! I recently got accepted to California Northstate University's Pre-Medical Post-Baccalaureate program as well as Meredith College's Pre-Health Post-Bac and would like to know everyone's opinion on these two programs in comparison to others. Although there are many positive comments about...
  29. Sgeramy

    5 year undergrad with a gap year?

    I am a Canadian Student who just finished his 4th year, I am taking a 5th year to finish required courses and to do an undergraduate thesis. i should graduate with a 3.3-3.4 GPA, I have not taken the MCAT yet, however i want to take a gap year to study for it in conjunction to getting more...
  30. executivewaffle

    WAMC: Goucher, Bryn Mawr

    Edit: Hi, everyone. I'm always left a bit frustrated when OP doesn't deliver so I'm back to close the loop. It is now March 2018. I made the post below on March 2017. I was invited to interview at both Goucher and Bryn Mawr and at some other postbac programs. I will be starting at Bryn Mawr in...
  31. N

    Rush University Biotech Masters Program

    Hi everyone. Recently I applied to the Biotechnology Masters Program at Rush University and I recently did a phone interview. Does anyone know how soon the decisions come out or if anyone has already been accepted please let me know how long it took to get back to you? Thanks it would mean a...
  32. doctor_deebee

    Post-Bac, pre-medical courses

    Hello! This is my first post. Please bear with me because I wasn't able to find any topics close enough to my situation. I'm currently finishing my bachelor of science in Family, Youth, & Community Sciences at the University of Florida. My goal is to finish my medical pre-req courses and apply...
  33. Z

    New York and Florida PostBaccs

    Hey there, I am a career-changer looking for a postbacc program. I have local housing in New York and Florida and I currently live in New York. (in-state tuition is why im telling you this!) My first thought was I wanted to stay in New York so as to keep my life relatively normal taking these...
  34. F

    Post-Bacc Physiology Question!

    Hello SDN members! A little background: I am currently beginning my final semester at a state university pursuing an "informal" style post-bacc where I simply take upper division biology courses that I have never taken before as well as repeating some pre-med pre-reqs that I didn't do so well...
  35. astrostellar

    DIY post-bacc @UNE vs online UNECOM program

    I understand the UNECOM online postbacc pre-reqs are fairly well-regarded. However, I've honestly been looking for an excuse to move back to Maine for a little bit (I'm native to Maine and actually was accepted to UNE for undergrad in 2009 and didn't go... worst decision), and I was wondering if...
  36. B

    Going to a Post-Bac w/ Some of the Pre-Med Requirements Completed?

    Hi Everyone, I am currently a college senior hoping to apply to some post-baccalaureate pre-medical programs in the upcoming application cycle. I had some concerns though, and I was wondering if anyone could relate and give me some advice, as it is much needed! 1. As a college senior, would I...
  37. Mason91

    Master's recommendation? Boosting GPA

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  38. F

    UPenn Post-Bacc

    I’m planning to start the UPenn pre-health post-bac program this Fall 2016. Anyone interested in sharing an apartment with me? I’m looking for a female roommate to share an apartment near UPenn campus. I have not find anything yet but if you are looking for a roommate then hit me up.
  39. C

    31 yr old Non Trad 3.0-3.2 GPA from Top 3 Ivy - Fresh Start in TX 2nd Bachelor's vs Formal Postbacc?

    Hi fellow forumers! I'm a 31 (almost 32) yr old Non Traditional aspiring pre-med who has been lurking for awhile, getting educated on the many helpful threads, and am looking for some advice on what to do next. After a lucrative but unfulfilling decade-long corporate career, I'm interested in...