Egg donation is not an event but rather a very precise process that takes into consideration a number of key factors. Apart from the medical tests you are subjected to as an egg donor, there lays a wide array of other requirements that must be fully met if egg donation is a journey you would like to pursue. At Reproductive Sciences Medical Center, we pride ourselves in being one of the most professional centers that offer a one-on-one communication line with our prospective donors. By doing so, we are able to personalize answers to questions and address individual concerns, making the egg donation process easy and convenient for you.
During our previous guide on egg donation requirements, we received quite a number of calls from women aspiring to donate their eggs but were stuck on one of the requirements. Based on their inquiry, there was confusion and alarm on the need for higher education level and for an impressive educational background. Some asked, “Why is there a needed for a strong educational background if I am otherwise a really strong candidate?”
A majority of our clients have attained advanced education expertise from prestigious Ivy League universities as well as well-renowned graduate programs across the United States. These institutions include Princeton, Yale, Berkeley, Stanford, and UCLA among other top-tier universities. For these reasons, the intended parents tend to prefer egg donors who have graduated college or are pursuing higher education. Although obtaining a college degree does not guarantee a higher IQ, or vice versa, our intended parents have limited access and knowledge on each donor (because of our anonymous process), so they like to know that egg donors are ambitious and have a strong drive to further themselves. Additionally, our intended parents like to match with egg donors who have demonstrated intelligence, motivation and aspiration through their search for higher degrees.
What’s more, the egg donation process is not a walk in the park. You are required to adhere to a set of strict guidelines to ensure the process results in a successful retrieval and subsequent transfer. This calls for an egg donor who is ready to adapt and comply with the changes bestowed on them throughout the egg donation journey.
Based on research we carried out at Reproductive Sciences medical Center, donors who possess at least a university degree tend to fully adhere to these rules compared to those with lower educational levels. But why is this the case? Well, we found out that university graduates are accustomed to a restricted environment during schooling, which happens to be the case in egg donation. Therefore, they find it much easier to overcome the obstacles that would prevent them from successfully completing the egg donation process.
Our goal at RSMC is to look out for the intended parents’ preferences and the egg donors’ safety. To help intended parents find the best possible candidates for egg donation, we have a strict criteria for the selection process. The education requirement might seem to be castigating to those who have no degrees or diplomas from recognized universities, but that is not the intention nor the case. Egg donors who do not have a high education compared to the other girls, may sit in the matching phase for a while – making them lose hope. In order to prevent this, we are honest and explain our strict standards. We want to offer the best experience to both our clients and egg donors.