As the former director of the Johns Hopkins and Goucher Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Programs and with 20 years of experience guiding post-bac students, I am an expert in post-baccalaureate premedical education. I recently published an article in Premed Life Magazine (starting on page 29) written from the viewpoint of prospective post-bac students. The article covers the important elements students should consider when weighing different programs. Since post-bac programs have proliferated wildly in recent years the choices can often be confusing to students. For any student considering post-bac programs this article will shed some light on important aspects to consider.