Session 230 Chad, a 32-year-old student, shares his story about struggling with undergrad as he needed to work, being rejected from Caribbean medical school, and his recent application success. A little back story… Chad has been part of the Hangout Group and it was actually through this platform that a member of the group reached out…Read More
Session 229 Renee decided to become a nurse and then she advanced to become a very successful nurse educator. But she had something in her gut telling her that medicine was what she really wanted to do so she did apply at 53 years old. It was definitely not a smooth ride for her having rejected…Read More
Liza Thompson started working with premed students 20 years ago. She has worked with directly with non-traditional medical students during that time with two different postbaccalaureate (postbac) programs at Goucher and Johns Hopkins. She now runs an advising company for medical school applicants and postbac applicants called Thompson Advising.
We’ve covered some non-traditional student stuff before. If you haven’t seen those posts and podcasts, check out the links in the main article.
We talk exactly about what a postbac program is, the different types of post-bac programs and some tips on selecting one. We also discuss do-it-yourself (DIY) postbac programs.