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A Personalized Approach

We'll Show You the Way

The path to medical school differs for each and every student. Through a combination of a supportive learning community, individual advising and mentorship opportunities, each student receives a personal approach to achieving their medical school objectives.
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The MCAT Made Easier

There is more than one way to prepare and successfully pass the MCAT exam. Whether you learn better in a small group or online prep course, we have you covered. Each student works with their advisor to determine their best chances for success.
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Your Team

One of the essential foundations of success in all walks of life is an individual support system. In the UCSD Post Bac Program, that begins with your advisors, faculty and administrative staff.
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The UCSD Difference


The UCSD Post Bac Program was designed to offer students much more than just academic record enhancement by fostering a familial learning environment focused on the key tenets of personalized advising, skill building and academic & peer support.
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Let the Students Speak!

Our faculty and staff can tell you all about the program. See what our students have to say about their learning experience, life on the UCSD campus, being part of a cohort, extracurricular opportunities and living in San Diego.
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Sunny San Diego

The UCSD campus is located in La Jolla, CA - just a few minutes north of the airport and downtown San Diego. Enjoy world class beaches, acclaimed restaurants and limitless outdoor activities - all within minutes of campus.
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Post Baccalaureate Premedical Program: An overview and outline.

Dr. Mia Savoia, dean of medical education at UC San Diego School of Medicine, on the Post Baccalaureate Premedical Program

The Persistence Factor: Alternative Pathways to Your Medical Career