Alicia McNease Nimonkar is the former director of the postbac program at UC Davis and the proud new author of, The Definitive Guide to Pre-Medical Postbaccalaureate Programs: The handbook for career changers and academic record enhancers who want a chance at medical school. She is also currently a highly sought admissions consultant at Accepted.
Check out the full recording as we dive into the world of postbac programs.
00:03:20 – What is the motivation behind the book? (Non-traditional applicants, this book is for you!)
00:04:35 – Undergrads, ask for help now. Ending your bachelors with an increasing trend in your GPA is essential!
00:06:00 – Grads – The formal postbac course may be the right choice for you.
00:08:18 – A review of the different kinds of postbac programs.
00:11:45 – Students: the admissions professionals want to help you with the postbac process. (Alicia’s interviews with former postbac students and with program directors are inspirational.)
00:16:23 – What’s a postbac specialized masters programs?
00:18:40 – Didn’t get an interview call yet? Don’t hit the panic button, but do start researching postbac programs.
00:22:00 – Qualities you need to reveal when applying to postbac programs.
00:23:57 – Final pearls of wisdom.
*Theme music is courtesy of podcastthemes.com.
• The Definitive Guide to Pre-Medical Postbaccalaureate Programs
• A Second Chance at Medical School: The A-Z of Applying to Postbac Programs
• Alicia McNease Nimonkar’s Complete Bio
• Postbac Admissions 101