postbac premed

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    Stanford Medicine postbacc opportunity for premed/ PhD aspirants

    Stanford Medicine REACH (Racial Equity to Advance a Community of Health) Post-baccalaureate Experience in Research Program provides research and training opportunities for scholars to become successful graduate or medical students. We offer participants a salary of $63,500 + benefits, including...
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    Hello from the UK! (also seeking advice)

    Hey everyone, I am studying biological sciences (other prerequisites are not covered) at uni in the UK and I am applying to postbac in the US because my family is moving. Because of my international status I am limited to a few programs such as Bryn Mawr, UPenn, Tufts and Columbia. I am worried...
  3. plantmompremed

    GeorgeSquared AbS Class of 2024

    Hi everyone! I was accepted to the GeorgSquared program. I just accepted my offer 😊 Are there any other G2 students on here? If so, hey 👋 I’ll see you this fall! Also any alumni willing to give any advice on the courses? I’m planning to commute about a 40 minutes drive. Would you recommend...
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    My Postbac Experience (Scripps)

    I wanted to describe my experience at the Scripps Postbac (completed 2022) for anyone who might be applying in upcoming cycles. I completed the one-year full-time program and am currently in the midst of the 2022-2023 MD application cycle. I chose Scripps for the following reasons: It’s known...
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    Temple ACMS 2023-2024

    Hey everyone! I didn't see a thread for this cycle's ACMS yet so I wanted to start it. I hope I'm not too late in applying but I'll likely only be complete by the end of December. Does anyone know of someone who's been through the program?
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    Postbacc choice and disability/chronic illness

    I am 29, and I graduated in 2016 with a 4.0 in neuroscience and journalism. I have ten years of clinical research experience at well-known institutions and two publications, one in Nature, and I am the CTO of a biotech company. After taking care of many things to manage a genetic condition, I am...
  7. endroller78

    Really Need Some Direction: Low GPA/Stagnant Trend, should I do a postbac for MD?

    General Information: I'm a first-generation student, and I am currently a student studying biochem, and I originally planned on applying for the 2024 cycle (one gap year). My senior year is about to start soon (2022-2023). I left some details left unclear for privacy. If you want to know the...
  8. johnsonthehopeful

    Summer class on top of 32 hours of post-bacc?

    Hey y'all. So I'm a super-nontrad and reapplicant who recently completed 32 hours of DIY post-baccalaureate coursework. Only a handful were upper-division courses (biochem, micro, med micro, physics, genetics) due to the lack of availability of courses that didn't interfere with my work...
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    New York Postbacc - advice for someone limited due to health & finances

    Background: 4.0 GPA as a psychology (neuroscience concentration) and journalism major at a SUNY school. Already completed a couple of science courses, i.e. GenChem I and Genetics. I am 29 and have 8 years of clinical research and shadowing experience in immunology, epigenetics, and neuroscience...
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    Dominican University Bachelors of Medical Science Postbacc

    I am considering Dominican University's (Illinois) Bachelors of Medical Science for my postbacc program. I'm having trouble finding information about the program and was wondering if anyone has either been through the program or knows anything about the program. I struggled a lot in undergrad...
  11. Future Dr. Juice

    Thomas Jefferson P4 2022-2023

    Hello, Has anyone received an interview invite/acceptance from the Postbaccalaureate Pre-Professional Program (P4) at Thomas Jefferson? I received an invite Friday 12/17 and I signed up on the website they gave me to schedule an interview. They provided two online dates for 12/20 and 12/21...
  12. WerkkHardMedBae

    Morehouse School of Medicine masters of science in medical science 2022

    Hey everyone, I am starting this thread for other applicants for the Fall 2022 application process.
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    Post bacc vs masters for Sub 3.0 Student

    I need help deciding whether post bacc or an SMP is the best option for me to get into medical school. I graduated from a higher end university in 2019 with a cGPA of 2.5 and sGPA of 2.4. Since then, I’ve been taking all science classes (44 credits) via an informal post bacc (retaking pre reqs...
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    Business Major Pre-Med considering Post-Bacc

    Hi everyone, I'm an incoming 4th year business major (finance concentration) at a large public school. I am completing premedical requirements as well. So, the reality of the situation is that the administration at my University isn't allowing me to take physics next year, and I also want to...
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    As the title suggests, I would like some advice/help on generating an allopathic school list. I just got my MCAT score back and it's not what I expected, I need a new game plan. My goal is to get into med school this cycle, looking to add allopathic schools that look at applicants *holistically*...
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    Studying for the MCAT during the pandemic

    Hi friends, I need your help! So I’m aiming to take the MCAT exam by next spring by May-June 2022. I recently graduated and will be doing a formal post-baccalaureate program this coming year. I won’t be working AT ALL. I really want to ace all my postbac courses, and dedicate as much time...
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    Scripps interview disaster

    Hi! Asking for advice. I had an interview with Scripps and I completely choked, I performed very poorly and did not adequately express myself, fumbled multiple times, rambled on questions and didn’t say what I had wanted to convey. I let my nerves get the best of me and it was a trainwreck. I...
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    UC Postbaccalaureate Consortium 2021-2022 Cycle

    Hi All, Not sure what the rules are re: posting here (first time posting, point me in the right direction if there are any lol), but the 2021-2022 UC Consortium Post-Baccalaureate cycle opens up in less than a month and I haven't seen a thread started yet. Thought it'd be good to get one going...
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    UPenn vs. Byrn Mawr PostBac

    Hi everyone. I am having a lot of trouble deciding on what school to attend for postbac. I know Bryn Mawr is the most prestigious school for premed postbac, but I really had my heart set on UPenn prior to getting an interview at Bryn Mawr. Can anyone speak from prior experience in either...
  21. healthEngineer

    Engineering Graduate School to Medicine

    Hi everyone. I am a graduate student at UCLA pursuing a M.S. in bioengineering. My interests have changed recently and I am now looking to go to medical school to eventually become a psychiatrist. This decision was sparked in Jan 2020 when I found my mom and brother were using addictive, illegal...
  22. Future Dr. Juice

    Chances of getting into postbacc?

    Hi everyone, I am new to SDN and I am looking for help in regards to my chances of getting into a career changer post-bacc program. I have one semester left in undergrad and I will be graduating this December, 2020. I am a psychology major at an HBCU with a current cumulative GPA of a 3.43, I...
  23. J

    What Are My Chances? - Postbac Edition

    Hey everyone, Please see my below stats, hoping for some guidance on my chances of getting into the more competitive postbac programs. sGPA: 2.52 (This is rough, I know, but these classes were all taken over 10 years ago and my grades do trend upward.) cGPA: 3.42 (Undergrad) cGPA: 3.81...
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    Upitt BMP va Meharry MHS

    Hello All I’ve been accepted to both of these programs and I am having a hard time making a decision. does anyone have any inputs? I have a pretty good GPA >3.85 My issue is the MCAT. I’ve taken it and scored terribly. I’ve not really been good at standardized exams. I had to take the SAT...
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    Need help with SMP decision! 2 days to decide

    So I've recently been accepted to a couple SMP programs for academic enhancement and I've narrowed it down to Tulane's masters in cell and molecular biology program and Kansas City University of Medicine's master of biomedical science. My goal after the program is MD. I'd really appreciate some...
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    Career changer post-bac forced online - Will med schools discount my grades?

    Hello all, I'm sure many are in my shoes, but I was planning to start a post bac program this Fall for a 1 year post bac for career changers. However, it seems that Fall 2020 classes will now be all online, and who knows what will happen for Spring 2020. My question summed up is: Would MD...
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    Advice: Elms Post-bacc vs. Hofstra

    Hi everyone! New to SDN; I graduated last year with a low GPA (c: 2.93, s: (honestly idk, likely 2.6)) and got accepted into a few post-bacc programs this year. Currently, I'm having some trouble choosing between Elms Post-bacc and Hofstra's. I'm still waiting to hear back from BU MAMS, but...
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    Gap Year Decision! SMP? Research?

    I graduated from undergrad this May, and I will be applying to medical school next summer. I am taking my MCAT this August and so far I've been averaging around 510. I am at a huge crossroads on what to do this next year. I graduated from a top 30 college with 3.59 cGPA, 3.4 sGPA with good...
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    Pass/Fail Grade Option for Non-Prereq course in Postbac

    Hello Everyone! I am looking for some opinions I am currently doing a do-it-yourself postbac and have finished last semester with 3 A's and 2 B's. I will be finishing this semester with 4 A's and 1 B (in a non-prereq course). I was thinking of taking a pass on the B because I am trying to...
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    Georgetown University SMP 2020-2021

    I haven't been able to find a thread for this application cycle for the Georgetown SMP. I just submitted my application. Has anyone gotten in recently? How long does it take to hear back?
  31. Iverson234

    NYU, Goucher, JHU-Perspective Needed

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    UNR SOM Post-baccalaureate Program Interviews?

    Hi! I applied to the UNRSOM Postbac program and haven't heard anything re: interview. They said applicants would be notified 2/1 approximately for interviews, which of course was a weekend. Just wondering if anyone else out there applied and has heard. Says interviews are going to be held 2/19...
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    PBPM chances from HYP straight out

    Hi all! Long-time lurker, first time poster here. I'm a junior at Princeton (providing only for GPA context) with a ~3.85 GPA that hopefully will rise a touch by next fall. Scored 2390 on my SATs and am currently majoring in the social sciences. Have taken absolutely no STEM classes (except one...
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    What should I do?

    Hello everyone, I graduated may of 2017 with a gpa of 2.75 in psychology due to a death in my family during my freshman year & also transitioning into college, etc. it was just a lot going on during that year but I was able to do well from my sophomore up until senior year but unfortunately my...
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    Keck Graduate Institute PPC Program

    I am going to have my interview in 5 days. I have heard that the interview process is pretty chill, and I did prepare a lot for commonly asked questions for grad school interview. I am still quite nervous since english is not my first language and this is my first time going to a interview for...
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    Accept now, decline later? (Post-bac programs)

    I tried to find a thread similar to this, but I couldn't, so I will ask here: So, most post-bac programs I have applied to (total: 6) wont sent out interview invites until next year. However, I just completed an interview (let's call it school A) and will hear back in the next few weeks and...
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    Fordham vs. Columbia Postbacc

    I’ve been accepted into Columbia’s postbacc program. It seems great, but it’s VERY expensive. Around $80,000 for the two years (which I can pay for but yikes). Fordham also has a postbacc which is significantly cheaper. But I can’t seem to get a good sense of how much of an advantage I would be...
  38. LindaAccepted

    Medical 3 Ways to Deal with a Low MCAT Score

    After weeks of patiently waiting, you finally receive your MCAT score, only to realize that it’s much lower than you’d hoped. In this situation, you have several options. First, take some time to think; it’s not a good idea to make a decision immediately after receiving your score. Give it some...
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    Drexel IHS 2019-2021

    Hey guys! I was just accepted to Drexel's IHS program for Fall 2019. I noticed there wasn't a recent thread yet for this program and wanted to reach out. Anybody else considering attending? I'm having a lot of trouble finding information about it, so if you happen to be a student/alumnus, I'd...
  40. Ostkoshbgosh

    Barry Biomedical Science Masters (BMS) Fall 2019

    Hi, feel free to post any questions here. I am currently a student on the 18 month track!