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Posted: Sept. 13

The Columbia University Office of University Life offers a wide range of opportunities for students to expand their intellectual, cultural, and social horizons on campus. 

Date and Time: Mon., Sep. 26 - Fri., Sep. 30
Location: Online

Students are invited to Health Professions Week, a free, week-long event to learn more about careers in the health professions. Register Online.

Application Deadline: Fri., Sept. 30, 5 p.m.

Students are invited to apply to be part of the GS Student Advisory Boards. The Advisory Boards are designed to bring a student voice directly into administrative decision-making at GS.

Postbac News

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Aug. 31 2016

Fall 2016 incoming students began their week-long orientation program on Monday, and were welcomed by the School's deans, administrators, and current students.

June 10, 2016

Postbac alumna Deborah Horenstein '11 was recently featured in Rutgers Today article on her motivation to become a doctor late in life.

March 23, 2016

The Premedical Association’s 2016 Medical School Fair at Columbia University was an impressive feat of coordination and innovation, bringing together 55 medical, dental, veterinary, and allied health graduate schools, and over 400 students from Columbia University, Barnard College, and other universities in the New York Metro area.

Alumni News

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June 16, 2015

Several alumni of the Postbac Premed Program played significant roles in the 2014-2015 season of The Bard Hall Players, the theater troupe of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

April 28, 2015

Postbac alumna Lauren Helm '99 was recently featured in O Magazine article on career changes and real-life reinventions.

April 17, 2015

Postbac Premed alumnus and current Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University student Michael Natter '11 recently gained national attention for his medical drawings, successfully combining the worlds of medicine and art.

Press Releases

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September 10, 2013

Victory Media has named the School of General Studies a 2014 Military Friendly School.