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School of General Studies Overview

Several current students discuss their nontraditional paths to finishing their bachelor's degree or completing the Postbac Premed Program at GS.  See more GS videos on YouTube and Vimeo.

 

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

Sergei discusses his nontraditional path to finishing his bachelor's degree at GS.

 

GS Student Jacquie

Current GS student Jacquie discusses her nontraditional path to finishing her bachelor's degree at GS.

GS Student John

GS student John discusses his nontraditional path to finishing his bachelor's degree at GS.

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.