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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...
  2. A

    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?
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    Geisinger MBS vs. PCOM MBS 2020

    Hi guys! So I recently applied for SMP programs these stat cGPA 2.8, sGPA 2.5, and MCAT 495. I got accepted into Geisinger MBS program in Scranton, PA, which is a 1 year program at an MD school. I also applied to PCOM PA/GA program which provides a certificate after 1 year. Both schools are...
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    Tulane ACLP 2020 - 2021

    Hi Everyone, I'm a current ACLP student and figured it was a good time to start this years threads. Last years threads had a great intro so I'm just going to quote that. Past years threads also have lots of good information 2019-2020 2018-2019 Feel free to message me if you have any questions.
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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...
  6. jstkeepswimming

    Reinvention Journey - looking for feedback!

    Hello all, So I'm currently working on reinventing my resume for medical school and am looking for advice on where to go from here. I have an idea of what I want to do but feedback is always appreciated and welcome. Due to my unfortunately bad grades in community college (and early undergrad at...
  7. RedLeopard

    Postbaccalaureate SAT/ACT Scores

    I'm looking to apply to postbaccalaureate programs next application cycle (Fall 2020) and some of them require standardized test scores. I haven't taken the GRE, and don't intend to. Unfortunately, my SAT/ACT scores are well below average since they were taken at a low point in my life; I do not...
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    Help Me Decide: FIU HWCOM Graduate Certificate vs. USF Masters in Medical Sciences (MSMS P3)

    Hi All, I've been accepted to both the Graduate Certificate in Molecular and Biomedical Sciences program at Florida International University (FIU) Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) and the Masters of Science in Medical Sciences, Pre-Professional Program (MSMS P3/MSP3) at the...
  9. A

    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...
  10. arrowslinger

    Seeking advice on application and what to do after.

    I am a ORM white male in Texas with a 3.3 GPA and a 2.8-3.0 BCPM GPA (I majored in nutrition and am unsure if certain classes will be counted). I have 332 hours of combined shadowing and 2 internships one from a local pediatric center and one from MD. Anderson in Leukemia, as well as research in...
  11. bhb19

    University of Kentucky College of Medicine (UKCOM) MS in Medical Sciences 2019-2020

    I have been searching all over for a thread for this program, but there doesn't seem to be one. Is anyone else applying for this program? Does anyone on here have any experience with this program?
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    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...
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    UCONN Post-Bacc 2019-2020

    Hello everyone, I haven't seen a current thread for UConn's post baccalaureate program for 2019-2020. Where is everyone in their application and has anyone heard back?
  14. nabby9

    postbac in industry-->MD/PhD

    I want to know if having an industry job will hurt my chances at MD/PhD programs? If so what are your thoughts on applying MD and then internally applying PhD? Should I continue to apply and find positions in academia and apply in another cycle? This is the story: I graduated last May and could...
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    Postbac VS 2nd Degree

    Hello All. I'm theoretically starting Columbia's Premed Postbac this week but have been having huge reservations considering the financial burden (in the accelerated track, it'll cost me ~$80,000 and 18 months). I'm not necessarily concerned with the academics, but an additional $80,000 worth...
  16. Californian Patriot

    What Now?

    Where I Stand: > earned B.A. in history from UCLA; 3.17 sGPA, 3.5 oGPA; slight upward trend > 2 waitlists (USC, UDM); 2 rejections (Loma Linda, Midwestern-AZ); 8 still under review > pessimistic; will start preparing for upcoming cycle > have already taken a bunch of recommended classes...
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    Career changer with no significant career to speak of

    I am a postbac student at Columbia and currently preparing my essays for med school applications. In writing about the few years between my undergraduate degree and the postbac, I realize that I don't have much significant work to speak of, as I was a little lost after college and completely...
  18. D

    Columbia vs NYU postbac

    Hi all, this is my first post here. I am facing a difficult choice between Columbia and NYU's postbac premed programs. The deadline to decide is tomorrow so I would really appreciate any feedbacks! I knew there are lots of complains about Columbia in this forum but I am having difficulty finding...
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    Post-Bac Average GPA?

    Hi! I am currently a senior economics major (pre-med). My avg GPA is 3.56 and Science GPA is 3.52. MCAT is a 519. I am interested in a postbac program to boost up my GPA up. I was wondering if my stats make me at all eligible to apply to postbac programs, and what GPA most applicants that get...
  20. D

    Columbia or NYU postbac

    Hi all, this is my first post here. I am facing a difficult choice between Columbia and NYU's postbac premed programs. The deadline to decide is next week so I would really appreciate any feedbacks! I knew there are lots of complains about Columbia in this forum but I am having difficulty...
  21. D

    Columbia vs NYU Postbac

    Hi all, this is my first post here. I am facing a difficult choice between Columbia and NYU's postbac premed programs. The deadline to decide is next week so I would really appreciate any feedbacks! I knew there are lots of complains about Columbia in this forum but I am having difficulty...
  22. C

    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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    Will this post-bacc plan work?

    Recently I have had a hard time deciding on whether or not to pursue clinical psychology or psychiatry. Well, that is until I heard of post-bacc programs. As of now, my plan is to pursue clinical psychology because I know I will have a much greater academic success as there are much less math...
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    LOW GPA but still hopeful

    What are my chances to get into a DO program? What programs would accept me? Or should I apply to post bacc/ or masters program? I have a 2.88 GPA. BS in Human Biology. I have not taken the MCAT (January 2019). I am 26yrs Female African American. I have well over 2000 hours of clinical...
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    Rosalind Franklin BMS 2019-2020

    Hey all! Im jumping the gun a little bit since the application won't open until November 1 but I figured Id start a new thread for those applying for the BMS program next year. Any recent BMS grads (2017-2018) on here who have any thoughts on the program? Thanks! and Good Luck everyone!
  26. amalia23

    Bryn Mawr/ Goucher Interview Experiences? (recent preferred)

    Hi! Can anyone tell me what the interviews were like for either Bryn Mawr or Goucher? I'm nervous for mine and it would help to have an idea of what to expect. Thanks! Amalia23
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    Weird spot

    Hey! I’m thinking about doing a postbac program/special masters program after graduation(spring 2019) but I’m having a hard time finding one I meet the qualifications for. So far, I’ve taken every requirement except physics. This puts me in a spot where I’ve taken too many classes for a career...
  28. R

    UVM Post-Bac?

    University of Vermont post bac... Any current students have insight or thoughts about the program?? Seems like it has been awhile since this program has been discussed. How are the courses/professors? Does there seem to be a high attrition rate? Specifically interested in their linkage program...
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    Goucher / JHU / Bryn Mawr?

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    3.4cgpa, WAMC w/o postbac?

    Hello everyone, I am currently trying to decide/get advice on what my chances would be if I applied w/o doing a postbac or if I should do one before applying. I know my gpa isn't that ideal....I didn't do to well during first half of college (for several reasons but a huge one was I was...
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    SMP Questions

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    Take 2nd MCAT after application submission?

    Quick Background: I was a pre-PT student in UG. Gave up PT acceptance in 2016 to pursue med. 2016-2017 = pre-requiste 2017-2018 = advance postbac The Post bac (Fall'17-Spring'18) had an agreement with PCOM. If I score a >3.3GPA & MCAT of 500 (at least 125/section) PCOM will reserve a seat for...
  34. M

    HES classes? DIY post-bacc?

    Anyone taking medical science/biology classes in Harvard Extension School? Just classes, not in Post-bacc program. Are you going to recommend it?They have really interesting classes. Please share you experience.
  35. 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...
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    MD & DO WAMC: Master's needed?

    Hey everyone, so i recently graduated from a public ivy in VA and these are my stats: non-science major and minor, ORM cGPA 3.55 sGPA ~3.2 but inflated just cause I took physics in the summer at an "easier" 4 year institution a lot of nonclinical hours through volunteering but I've been...
  37. mbdavis

    Postbac-premed Questions!

    Hello everyone! I'm what most postbac-premed offerers consider a "career-changer." I didn't know what I wanted to do straight out of high school, and settled on studying my passion--music. I now will be graduating with my B.A. in Music in December, but over the course of my junior and senior...
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    Tulane MS in Microbiology & Immunology Program info

    I realize that there are tons of forums for the other Tulane MS programs but there is not one with sufficient information on their micro & immunology program. I was recently accepted and received some info from the program director and wanted to share it to help anyone applying to postbac...
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    What should I do a Masters in (pre-med Forum)

    Hey Everyone! It's been a long time, hope you are all doing well. I wrote a forum on the nontraditional section, but go no response as of today, so I thought that I might try writing one on this forum, since, from my personal opinion, a lot of pre-meds know much more about the process. I am...
  40. prairiemusic

    What Comes Next? SMP vs DIY Postbac

    Hello friends, I had a very rough finish to my degree (although those circumstances have now been resolved) and am now looking at a 3.00 cGPA and 2.90 sGPA (with a 516 MCAT). I've finished all the prerequisites except for Orgo II and I'm planning to substitute Biochem for that, but I'm open to...