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    BU MAMS vs. Tufts MBS

    Hi all, I was recently accepted to Tufts MBS and BU MAMS - which i'm so grateful for - but i'm having a hard time deciding between the two. Their structures are very similar: year 1 is all classes that are similar to the schools respective MS1 curriculum, and year 2 is an unstructured thesis...
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    Lost and Confused: WAMC

    Hi, I'm really sorry if this is redundant. I tried looking for similar questions but didn't see any. I am crazy worried because I've been told there's no hope for me going to med school and I wanted opinions. I wanted to apply med school this year but now am debating between post-bacc and SMPs...
  3. jstkeepswimming

    Further guidance for next steps

    Here is my previous post: Guidance on next steps After years of work, my cumulative GPA has finally hit 3.0 (3.0037 to be exact 😅) My sGPA is now at 2.92. I have been continuing my non-clinical volunteering, but my clinical volunteering has been paused due to the pandemic (still have ~ 100...
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  5. R

    School applications - Former SMP

    Hi guys! I was wondering if anyone had possible school recommendations. I am from the MW and got a 3.52 in the GT SMP. MCAT of 517. I actually was not a science major in my UG so I did some bare minimum post bacc classes at Loyola in Chicago before starting the SMP - looking back, I think...
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    2020-2021 Columbia MS IHN Acceptance!

    Hi! Not sure if a thread for the 2020-2021 admissions cycle for Columbia's MS in Human Nutrition (IHN) existed but just wanted to share my news/thoughts! Completed/submitted my application 2-3 weeks ago and got an acceptance last week! Got a congratulatory phone call in the morning and an...
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    UTD CBioMed Program

    Hello, has anybody done or know anybody that has done UTD’s CBioMed Post-Bacc program? I’m trying to get more info from students who have been in the program. I want to see how it compares to UNT’s SMP. Thanks.
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    How to fit everything in SMP personal statement?

    I am applying to SMPs this year after going through some hardships in undergrad and taking two years off to work/mature. I'm having a really hard time deciding how to frame my personal statement because it feels like there is SO much I need to cram into it. The prompt for my top pick is to...
  9. tokkiyam

    Have been stuck for past 3-4 yrs. Need help :(

    Hi everyone. So really gonna lay out all the skeletons in my closet but hoping this is the first step to moving forward. I'm done being stuck. Had a family emergency during undergrad junior year. Ended up taking a 5th year to finish but then started dealing with some mental health stuff. I've...
  10. DrBuffett

    Failed SMP - Future?

    Hi all - (Please forgive me if this is discussed elsewhere, but I searched and could not find it in a post or thread) I'm curious to know - If you or someone you know completed an SMP but did NOT perform well enough to get into any MD or DO school, what career path did you/they ultimately...
  11. insaiyan-premed

    Advice for far future

    Okay, so I'm in a Rutgers SMP and did well my first semester. Undergrad, not SMP, My cGPA is a 3.24 AMCAS sGPA is a 3.2 and AACOMAS sPGA is a 3.17, I'm a super ORM (Asian), NJ resident. 200 Hours shadowing; 100 in the ER and 100 in Neurology Clinic Scribing since January, on hold due to COVID...
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    Gap Year Help

    Hello. I am a Food and Nutritional Science student with one semester left looking to apply to dental school in the future. My cGPA is a 3.12 and my sGPA is about a 2.83. With that being said I know that I need some sort of record-enhancing program to make my gpa more competitive. However, I...
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    SMPs with no gap year between smp and med school

    Hello all- I’m looking for SMPs that would hopefully lead to a med school acceptance the following year without needing a gap year. Id love to start an SMP in 2021 and med school in 2022. So far I have found: RFU BMS EVMS Medical Masters BU MAMS LOYOLA MAMS Georgetown smp any others y’all are...
  14. anatneuro

    SMP after a neuro master’s

    My ugrad gpa is 2.85 and my master’s gpa is 3.74. I took 2 medical school classes during my master’s and did well in them. My MCAT is 517. I applied to over 60 schools and I have only received rejections so far. I think its time to start planning reapplying, but I don’t know what to do about my...
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    NSU MBS College of Allopathic Medicine

    Are there any recent grads from this program on SDN who could share their thoughts and stories regarding their experience?
  17. SupremeUncle

    Rejected from Rowan MBS Program, offered Quick Admit, what should I do?

    Background: I graduated class of 2019 with like a 2.5cGPA and like a <2.0 sGPA. Undiagnosed ADHD lead to most of my failures. As bad my stats are, my extracurriculars make up for it. I've been scribing for nearly 3 years now, became a head trainer at my site, and 200 hours of internship with a...
  18. cam9382

    University of Michigan Physiology SMP Stats?

    Hey Guys! Was wondering if anyone here attended or recently applied to the Physiology Program at University of Michigan. I'm thinking of applying there next year for SMP before applying for MD/DO. Does anyone also have any stats on the linkage? Is it known for them to offer admission into...
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    SMP decision help needed! 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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    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...
  21. a1347

    PHSU MSMS 2020-2021

    Hey everyone! Recently accepted into Ponce Health Sciences University-St. Louis Campus MSMS for the fall! Any previous students out there who can share a little about this program? Thanks!
  22. jstkeepswimming

    Guidance on next steps

    Hello all, So I posted a while back asking for advice on what I can do to help my situation and get into medical school. I'm here asking for more opinions. Here's a quick refresher: - currently working on reinventing my resume for medical school and am looking for advice on where to go from...
  23. rcollinb

    Post-Bacc AND Masters All in One? Do they exist?

    I will be attending a one year masters program in the fall that will award an M.S. in Medical Genetics & Genomics. It is an SMP program that I thought up until now was exclusively a masters program. However, in the description it mentions how it is a post-bacc as well. I emailed an adcom, and...
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    Help deciding between post-baccalaureate and a MAMS type program

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    No advisor, MCAT studying length for a non-traditional?

    Hello, I’m a 26 year old non-traditional student and need a decent Mcat score for my 3.32 gpa. I have a science/bio background but need to do some serious content review for the MCAT and not sure about the timeframe I should leave for this. I’m starting a post/bac program end of August. Would...
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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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    SMP Georgetown vs BU

    Hi all, First time poster long term lurker here! Hope anyone who sees this is doing well and safely hiding out in quarantine. I applied last cycle unsuccessfully (cGPA3.56, sGPA3.3, MCAT 511 with decent volunteering, ECs, and full time work in clinical research) to allopathic schools with 0...
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    AZ Midwestern University MABS 2020-2021

    This thread is for the incoming class of MA/MBS at Arizona Midwestern program for people hoping to matriculate into AZCOM and into the dental school. I was accepted in January, the interview was very quick and simple. Anyone from previous years, please post your thoughts on the program and the...
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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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    Very Non-traditional Applicant, Looking for Advice/ Guidance

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    Non-Traditional Student - Best Way to Overcome App Weaknesses?

    Twelve years ago I was a pre-med chemistry major, where I completed 1/2 year of Biology, 1 year of Gen Chem, 1/2 year of Physics, and 1 1/2 year of Calculus. I ended up changing majors and transferred to an art school where I earned a BFA in painting and drawing. After graduating I took courses...
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    School list help/WAMC

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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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    Texas Master's Programs Fall 2020

    Hey guys! This is basically a place to keep a list of programs that I am applying to this cycle and to see if anyone else has applied as well. These programs don't have a lot of information to work with so since I've submitted my apps, I've kind of been in the dark as far as what to expect. If...
  35. R

    Loyola MAMS vs UCincinnati SMP?

    Hello, I am still waiting on 1 more decision but I have been accepted to the Loyola MAMS program and the UCincinnati SMP. Could anyone give me some input on which one would be a better choice and the reasons why? I have looked into both programs and they seem extremely similar to me, so I'm...
  36. MedTen2804

    Canadian Applicant Feedback (SMP and Post-SMP)

    Hi! I’ve been an SDN reader for a while but wanted to post for some advice. I am a Canadian and my girlfriend and I both hope to get into medical school in the states or in Canada. We are willing to do MD or DO school as they both align with our goals as well! We are aware that we aren’t the...
  37. MedTen2804

    Canadian Applicant Feedback (SMP and Post-SMP)

    Hi! I’ve been an SDN reader for a while but wanted to post for some advice. I am a Canadian and my girlfriend and I both hope to get into medical school in the states or in Canada. We are willing to do MD or DO school as they both align with our goals as well! We are aware that we aren’t the...
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    Do I need Post-Bacc? DIY or Formal?

    Hi everyone. I have been a frequent visitor to SDN and have finally decided to create my own post. I would appreciate any help you could provide! Background: I am a recent graduate with the hopes of becoming a doctor. I struggled my first two years and it really negatively affected my GPA (info...
  39. insaiyan-premed

    PCOM vs LECOM vs Bluefield SMP

    Does anyone have more insight into these programs? From what I've searched,; PCOM class is between 120-130 every year and about 50 students get in (both year 1 & 2 students). I called about the conditional acceptance and the rep said no seat is really offered until after the interview. LECOM...
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    2 Year SMP applicant applying for 2021 admissions in need of advice

    Hello, Thank you for any and all advice and taking the time. 22 yo student in first year of a 2 year SMP. Undergraduate stats: 3.25 cGPA, 2.7 sGPA, MCAT first attempt: 504. Trended upwards through 4 years. Attained 4.0 in first semester taking Physiology and Biochemistry in SMP. Plan on...