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PREP and Considering Post-baccalaureate Programs - Shared screen with speaker view
Alexia Martin
43:39
What does your ideal candidate look like?
davidvandongen
43:41
Can you apply to a post-abc and PhD at Yale at the same time?
Ian
43:43
How many people are accepted into the program each year and how many applicants are there?
Joseph Anderson-Gutiérrez
43:49
How much is on-campus living?
Winnie Wang
44:03
Can you talk a little bit more about the application review committee and who constitutes the committee?
Sarah Berretta
44:12
what do you recommend for those of us graduating in the fall?
Laureen Daniels
44:12
How long does the personal statement and diversity statement be?
Amy Barenboim
44:15
Hi, would you like to see some sort of research proposal? Or an idea of what we will want to research while at Yale
Audrey Mossman
44:23
It mentioned that we’d be taking Yale courses. What sort of courses would these be? Would they be courses specific to our area of interest or more general courses?
Jonathan Daniels
44:34
Is coursework a required part of the program?
Zarin Bhuiyan
44:51
I’m a rising senior. May I apply for the post-baccularate program from now
Winnie Wang
44:59
How important is a strong research background in the selection criteria?
Mauricio Flores
45:29
Is it redundant to list your research interests & potential faculty in the personal statement when there’s a section in the application for research interests
Talha Rehman
45:49
Does the lab funds a part of ESI_PREP?
Elizabeth Tune
45:59
Would a candidate interested in cognitive neuroscience apply to the NIH prep or ESI prep?
Laureen Daniels
46:10
Where can I find the faculty members that are participating in the PREP Program?
Talha Rehman
46:17
*lab the student will have to work
Jonathan Daniels
46:36
You mentioend that some students continue into a second year (not including Economic program). Can you please speak to this?
Jacelyn Omusi
47:32
Given that the program begins in June, are students currently on the quarter system still eligible to participate?
Winnie Wang
47:52
What is the placement rate of graduates of the program into phD programs?
Zarin Bhuiyan
48:01
where can I find faculty members that are highly interested in conducting Cancer Biology research from the PREP program?
Laureen Daniels
48:33
how do you decide if a application is worthy enough to recieve a skype interview?
Phong Hong
48:51
Approximately how many post-bac alumni pursue PhD at competitive university immediately after the program?
Joseph Anderson-Gutiérrez
49:03
Is this full-time, or are students able to have a job
Larissa Oglesby
49:16
Is there a limited number of courses students are able to take per semester?
Matthew Ruhnke
49:19
If eligible for Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits, will participating in this program utilize those benefits
Nicole Antkiewicz
49:30
In regards to letters of recommendation, is there a preference for research supervisors vs faculty members as letter writers?
Rosed Serrano
49:38
Will we get a Yale transcript at the end of the program?
Laureen Daniels
49:47
What is a average day as a prep student?
Tori Turpin
50:16
Is the NIH prep specifically for BBS area distinctions? (Immunology, biochemistry, ect.) Therefore, does neuroscience automatically under the NIH program and not the ESI program?
Mayra Castro
50:17
I already graduate in May 2017 Can I still apply for this Post bac Program
Amy Coffin
50:37
Is this post-bacc the only way to get involved with paid research positions happening in medical humanities at Yale?
kellyklein
50:38
How likely is it to be paired with the specific faculty member/mentor that we requested for?
Benjamin Nguyen
50:45
About how many individuals are interviewed?
Oluwaseyi
50:51
Can recent graduates also apply? What is the ratio of recent graduates to college seniors applying for the ESI program?
Amy Barenboim
51:14
I saw on the application that we cannot submit our application until our recommenders have submitted their recommendations. Is this correct?
Jonathan Daniels
53:21
Can you give an estimate of when applicants will begin to hear about interviews and final decisions?
Laureen Daniels
53:37
Is there a GPA requirement?
Chibuzor Ejiaga
53:38
Although I have been using my degree extensively, I graduated in May 2015. I have been in the Peace Corps since then. Am I eligible to apply?
Phong Hong
53:50
Does the program provide opportunities for interdisciplinary project/research? Could we seek mentorship from professors of different departments for the same project?
Zarin Bhuiyan
54:30
When is the best time to apply for the post-baccularate program
Luis Miguel García Peña
54:36
What’s the average GPA of the accepted applicants?
Phong Hong
55:09
Could you talk more about the interview process? What type of questions are generally asked?
Zarin Bhuiyan
55:31
How many hours of research experience do we need?
thao
56:16
Are graduate application fees covered by the post-bacc programs?
Johanny Castillo
56:29
Are we able to work or get involved on campus outside of our work in PREP?
Johanny Castillo
56:56
Are fees for the GRE covered as well?
Jacelyn Omusi
57:27
Can you speak on who you consider to be strong letter of recommendation writers? For example, do you prefer LORs that emphasize research experience or are you also interested in LOR that reflect our commitment to social justice through employment, community service, extracurricular activities, etc.?
JABARI TROTMAN
58:11
If you wanted to do one year instead of two as an Economics Major will that option be available to you through the ESI-PREP Program or will I automatically be required to do the 2 years through the specific program that is in Econ?
Jacelyn Omusi
01:03:39
Is the PREP program a good option for students trying to figure out what field/discipline we want to eventually pursue in a PhD program?
Zarin Bhuiyan
01:04:45
How the PREP program will help in our perspective field of PhD
Mauricio Flores
01:05:52
is there such a thing as too much research experience?
Jacelyn Omusi
01:05:56
If interested in exploring various research methods, can participants enroll in courses outside of the field they applied for?
Winnie Wang
01:09:55
On average, how many individuals are selected for an interview?
Mayra Castro
01:10:52
how much research experience do we need to have in order to apply to this post bac
Zarin Bhuiyan
01:11:53
How many conferences we have to attend in order to present our research?
Amy Barenboim
01:13:20
If we have/are currently taking a graduate course while in undergrad will that affect our application?
JABARI TROTMAN
01:14:30
I plan to apply to PREP in the 2019 Cycle as opposed to this cycle; in that year span, what do you suggest I do to strengthen my application?
Amy Coffin
01:14:49
Does having crossdisciplinary/interdisciplinary research experience help an application?
Oluwaseyi
01:15:29
How receptive are potential ESI research mentors to students who interested in pursuing research that is more interdisciplinary in nature?
Amy Coffin
01:15:29
(Regarding above question, particularly to the ESI PREP program)
Kameron Dunn
01:15:30
I have a competitive GPA and GRE scores, as well as research experience (including a publication), but the school I attend is not well-known. Would I be a competitive applicant for the program?
Jacelyn Omusi
01:15:37
Will participants conduct an original research project or solely working closely on their faculty member’s ongoing research project?
D'Maia Curry
01:15:37
I am considering taking a gap year, are recent graduates still eligible to apply?
Phong Hong
01:16:01
When seeking Yale mentors, to what extend should the professors share the same research profile? Ex: professors in sociology tackling different issues (education, immigration, etc)
Chibuzor Ejiaga
01:17:00
With regard the Personal Statement, would you prefer it to be in an appropriately personal narrative format, explaining the reasons why one chose the field of study in addition to the necessary components?
Zarin Bhuiyan
01:17:37
I’m applying for research off-campus, in concentration to the above question... the research has to be fully from me and the faculty I’m working with? Will that consider be a spectacular research despite of co-authors?
Kameron Dunn
01:18:10
Should I reach out to Yale faculty before applying?
Winnie Wang
01:18:29
Am I still a competitive applicant if I attended a small liberal arts institution, rather than a large research university?
Zarin Bhuiyan
01:19:33
What are the core requirements to be in the PREP program?
Larissa Oglesby
01:19:38
Ideally how many faculty members should I mention I’m interested in working with?
Brianna Diaz
01:19:51
Is writing a thesis considered adequate research experience?
Amy Coffin
01:20:14
If we are not accepted to the PREP programs, are there alternative ways to work with faculty on research?
Jacelyn Omusi
01:20:20
Are you also interested in learning about any teaching experience?
Brianna Barrett
01:20:47
If gained research experience through classes that I have taken (rather than being a research assistant or doing a program) how should I express this in my application?
Winnie Wang
01:21:08
If not accepted this year, may I keep applying next year (within my 3 year graduation)?
Zarin Bhuiyan
01:21:08
How many publications do we need from our research
Karla Rivera
01:21:23
How many students who wish to pursue an MD/PhD are generally accepted in the post bac program?
Hannah Young
01:23:01
Could you please define “research experience”? Do you only consider self-motivated or independent research, or would being a research assistant to a professor count?
Elizabeth Tune
01:23:07
Where on your website can we find the webinar on crafting a personal statement?
Rosed Serrano
01:23:21
https://gsas.yale.edu/resources
Jacelyn Omusi
01:23:42
who can we contact if we have any additional questions following the conclusion of this webinar?
Amy Coffin
01:24:18
Thank you!
Amy Barenboim
01:24:20
Thank you!
Laureen Daniels
01:24:20
Thank You for this Webinar! Hope to see you soon!
Braim Luciano Vazquez
01:24:21
Thank you very much!
Brianna Barrett
01:24:24
Thank you!!
Sarai McCoy
01:24:25
Thank You.
Hannah Young
01:24:27
Thank you!!
Mauricio Flores
01:24:27
gracias
Tori Turpin
01:24:28
Thank you so much!
Jacelyn Omusi
01:24:29
thank you!
Matthew Ruhnke
01:24:30
Thank you both
kellyklein
01:24:31
Thank you so much! Very helpful.
Rosed Serrano
01:24:31
Thank you!
Alexia Martin
01:24:32
Thanks so much!
Elizabeth Tune
01:24:33
Thank you!