School of General Studies Overview
GS Student Sean O'Keefe
Military veteran Sean O'Keefe discusses his time as a Green Beret, his path from community college to finishing his bachelor's degree at the School of General Studies, and life on the Columbia campus.
GS Student Sagit Goldenberg
GS student Sagit Goldenberg discusses her journey as a nontraditional international student at a community college in California to the School of General Studies, as well as the mentoring from Columbia faculty she received while completing her premedical education and preparing for a career in medicine.
GS Student Adrienne
GS student Adrienne discusses her background as a performer, the academic environment at Columbia, the backgrounds of her fellow students at the School of General Studies, and the advantages of pursuing an undergraduate education in New York City.
GS Student Sergei Kuznetsov
GS Student Jacquie
GS Student John
Postbac Premed Program Student, Ken Schaefle
Columbia Postbac Premed student Ken Schaefle discusses his experience founding an improv theatre company in Amsterdam, studying under the Columbia science faculty, and the backgrounds of his fellow students in the Postbac Premed Program.
Postbac Student Lauren Rudolph
Columbia Postbac student Lauren Rudolph discusses her journey to the Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program, as well as the mentoring from Columbia faculty she received as well as the clinical and research opportunities she undertook while completing her premedical education and preparing for a career in medicine.