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Applications for the class of 2024 will open on September 1, 2022
Is the UC San Diego Post Bacc Premed Program right for you?
Record enhancement through a personalized approach
Whether you learn better in a small group or an online prep course, we have you covered. Each student works with their advisor to determine the best approach for them.
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Through a combination of a supportive learning community, individual advising and mentorship opportunities, each Post Bacc Premed student receives a personal approach to their medical school objectives.
One of the foundations for success in life is an individual support system. In the UC San Diego Post Bacc Premed Program, that foundation consists of your advisors, faculty and administrative staff.
The UC San Diego Post Bacc Premed Program is designed to offer students much more than just academic record enhancement.
Our faculty and staff can tell you all about the program but take a moment to see what our students have to say.
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The Post Baccalaureate Premedical Program has been awarded for being a champion of equity, diversity, and inclusion at UC San Diego.
Support the UC San Diego Extended Studies Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program (PBPM) Gift Fund. Your donation will provide PBPM Scholarships to disadvantaged students and those with financial need. The scholarship application will focus on six areas of disadvantages and the selection process will be determined by the PBPM Admissions Committee. These scholarships will assist with reducing tuition costs and supporting our mission of increasing the number of diversified physicians nationally. Your contribution is greatly appreciated.
One-on-one advising to ensure your performance and application portfolio are as strong as possible. Each advisor is a UC San Diego School of Medicine faculty member with extensive admissions committee experience.
Upper-division Biological Sciences courses recommended by the program advisors help you prove that you can excel in a rigorous and scientific environment.
Office hours with faculty, tutoring and Q & A sessions with past cohort members and/or current medical students reinforce your efforts to learn. Support and camaraderie define the cohort's culture as students live, work and play together.
Informational and interactive workshops help you prepare for medical school. Topics include application strategies, personal statement writing, mock MMI's, interview skills and finding the medical school that's right for you.
In-person and online courses, as well as intensive study sessions called “bootcamps”, help you meet the demands of the MCAT.