Post-Bacc Programs Fact Sheet

How much do you know about Post-Bacc Programs?

Did you know there are several different kinds designed to assist:

  1. Students wishing to change careers and have not yet completed the courses required for medical or dental school
  2. Students wishing to enhance their academic record, as they have taken the requisite courses, but need to improve their GPA to be competitive
  3. Students from underrepresented groups in medicine or from educationally or economically disadvantaged backgrounds

Some programs may even provide a second degree, certificate or Master’s degree, while others offer direct acceptance into an associated medical school if requirements are met.

To learn more, check out our Post-Bacc Fact Sheet.

Not only does it discuss general admissions requirements, but it offers an initial list of Post-Bacc Programs to help you with your search & direct you to other resources.

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Open House – Programs for Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy & Dental Medicine

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 If you are interested in osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, or dental medicine you are invited to attend an Open House at one of the three locations of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM):  Erie, Pennsylvania; Greensburg, Pennsylvania; and Bradenton, Florida. 

The event will take place on Friday, June 19, in Bradenton, FL, Erie, PA, and Greensburg, PA.

At this event you will have the opportunity to learn more about LECOM and all that it has to offer.  In addition to demonstrations and tours, there will be time to speak directly with students, faculty, and staff.  Families and friends are welcome.

RSVP below to attend:

http://lecom.edu/news.php/LECOM-Prospective-Student-Open-Houses/49/2207/606/8117

If you have questions or cannot attend the event but would still like information about LECOM, visit www.lecom.edu or contact Debbie Bisbee, Admissions Recruiter at  dbisbee@lecom.edu.

University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry Resources

The University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco has announced two online resources for pre-dental students. Check them out if this school is of interest to you!  You can find out more about the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry at their website.

They have a monthly e-newsletter entitled “First Impressions: Dental Admissions News from Pacific Dugoni”.  This e-newsletter will provide information on the application process, life at Pacific Dugoni, financing a dental education, career paths, and more.  Sign up here to receive the e-newsletter.

You can also request admissions advising at this link.

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Professional School Fair

This Wednesday is the big day! Don’t miss the Professional School Fair, Wednesday, March 25th, 10am-2pm in the Grand River Room. Capture

Following the fair, there will be a presentation on Osteopathic Medicine & the AACOMAS Application for 2015 by Gina Moses, Associate Director of Recruitment and Application Services for AACOM.  This presentation will be held from 3-4:30pm in 2263 Kirkhof.

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Predental Week is February 8th-14th!

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The American Student Dental Association (ASDA) is celebrating National Predental Week next week: February 8th-14th. 

During this week, ASDA will promote resources and events for predental students, including two free webinars about choosing the right dental school and non-traditional paths to dental school. Click here for more information and to sign up for the webinars. 

ASDA is a wonderful resource for future dentists. On this webpage, they offer tools to help in your journey toward becoming a dentist.  Check it out for tips on letters of recommendation, interviews, shadowing, and more.  You can also access information about dental schools around the country, resources for predental clubs, and previously-recorded webinars from this site.

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2015 ADEA GoDental Workshop and Recruitment Fair

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Registration for the 2015 ADEA GoDental Workshop and Recruitment Fair is now open! 

This event offers students interested in dentistry the chance to meet dental school admissions officers from over 40 dental schools and attend interactive presentations that will help them be successful applicants.

Find out more here!

Excited about this event? Tweet about it! #WRF15