postbacc pre-med

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    NIH IRTA 2020-2021 Cycle

    Hi everyone, I am graduating in May 2021 and plan to submit my NIH IRTA application by mid December and begin emailing PI's in January. Does this give me a fair shot? I have 2.5 years of research experience and multiple posters. Does anyone have an idea as to how hiring is working at the NIH...
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    Thoughts on SMP programs?

    Hi all, So here's what is going through my head right now. I completed my B.S. in Biological Sciences and a minor in Medical Anthropology June 2018 with a cumulative 3.14, amcas sgpa 2.79, and aacomas sgpa 2.88 took the MCAT 3 times and never got more than 503. I am a first gen college student...
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    Please help me with DIY Postbacc

    I don't know exactly know how to approach this. I have taken Physiology at my UC however, I got a C+. Can I retake Physiology with lab at a local CC post-grad? Is this taken into account and is it allowed? My university (UCSB) did not allow re-takes for any class above a C-, so I have this...
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    Advice: Elms Post-bacc vs. Hofstra Post-bacc

    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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    Rutgers New Brunswick MBS vs. Case Western MSMP Fall 2020

    Hello! I am currently trying to decide between the MBS program at Rutgers New Brunswick and the MSMP program at Case Western for Fall 2020! Both programs seem really good, but I am having a lot of trouble deciding between the 2. If anyone has also applied to either of these programs or is/was in...
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    UCSD and other California Post-Bacc

    Hey guys! This is my first time posting here and I really need some advice. I wanted to know my shot at getting into a California post-bacc with a low GPA and low ECs, or should I take another year off to gain experience? Here's my background: I went to community college for 3 years after...
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    Chatham University MABS program 2020-2021

    Hi all, Just received an acceptance from this program today! Doing the 1 year non-thesis track. Does anyone have any personal experience or insight on this program? I am a pre-Med student.
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    UVA versus Hopkins Post-Bacc Programs (for Career Changers)

    I've been accepted to UVA and Hopkins' post-bacc programs for career changers. Anyone have opinions about one versus the other? UVA seems like a more collaborative rather than competitive environment, and features Post-Bacc-only classes for almost every prerequisite. At Hopkins, prereqs are...
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    Information for a Newbie

    Hi Guys, I am new to the whole student doctor thing. I came into college determined to serve in the military, and therefore chose to study political science and criminal justice. Unfortunately, I have had some medical mishaps over my experience here in school, and I need to find a new dream. I...
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    SMP Advice ~Texas~

    Hey everyone, I've searched the forum but couldn't find anyone in the particular situation I'm in. I applied this previous cycle ( Texas Resident) to some super new DO schools to see how I'd fair but wasn't expecting much and did not receive any II as expected. My GPAs are listed below and...
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    Non Trad WAMC Post bacc?!

    Greetings, I’m needing some advice on how to move forward! Background- I’ve always had my eyes set on medical school! I was in foster care as a kid so when finishing high school I went straight to CC, trying to figure out working paying rent and going to school was rough while also having my...
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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...
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    Gap Year Advice

    Hi! I just graduated college, I ended with a cGPA of 3.36 and sGpa of 3.2 Now I know my stats aren't amazing, but I would rather focus on the mcat so that's why I didn't really consider doing a PostBacc since I know I am the type of student who can't do classes and mcat prep all the same time...
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    What are my options for pre-med?

    Hello everyone, I am a US citizen currently studying Adult Nursing (BSc) in the UK. During my nursing studies, I've found a keen interest in medicine, and I realize that I may or may not be too late to get into the medical field. I plan to finish my degree and move back to the US and hopefully...