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  • User #10088

  • Application cycles: 2008
  • Demographics: Male, Caucasian
  • Home state: Michigan
  • Brief Profile: Graduated with a BA in Music with minors in Japanese, Biology, and Chemistry

    National Institutes of Health IRTA (NHLBI/HB August 07-present)
    NIH Summer IRTA (Summer 2006)

    NIH Healthy Volunteer Research Program (Winter 2006- 10 weeks)

    Journal of Clinical Investigation (2009)
    American Society of Hematology 2008 Natl Conference Abstract- 1st Ath
    American Society of Hematology 2006 National Conference Abstract

    WMU Lee Honors College Summer Research Grant- $2500
    Phi Beta Kappa (Inducted 2006, Keynote student speaker 2007)
    Phi Kappa Lambda National Music Honors Society (Inducted 2007)

    ER Triage 7hrs/week (May 2008-Present)
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2008

    • Undergraduate college: Western Michigan University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Fine Arts/Architecture
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 519
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 130, CARS 127  
    • Overall GPA: 3.90
    • Science GPA: 3.93

    Summary of Application Experience

    I started the application process late in the 2008 cycle which was a bad idea. I will be applying again for the 2009 cycle.

    Apply early!!

    *Update* 8-28-2008: 'Hold' seems to be the theme of the week.
    *Update* 9-4-2008: Interview at Cleveland Clinic! (Amazing school)
    *Update* 9-4-2008: Interviews at Case 10/21/2008
    *Update* 9-22-2008: Pre-int rejection from Boston U (via email)
    *Update* 9-23-2008: Interview invite from Harvard!
    *Update* 10-27-2008: Interview at the University of Michigan
    *Update* 11-7-2008: Hold at Case Western
    *Update* 12-18-2008: Post-interview hold U of Michigan
    *Update* 3-7-2009: Mid Tier Wait-list U Michigan
    *Update* 3-12-2009: Wait-listed at CCLCM
    *Update* 3-24-2009: Accepted at CCLCM!!!!!!

    Application Complete

    University of Maryland
    Northwestern University
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine

    Application Complete, Rejected

    University of California, San Francisco
    Stanford University
    University of Southern California
    Washington University in St. Louis
    University of Chicago
    Boston University

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Johns Hopkins University
    Columbia University

    Attended Interview

    Case Western Reserve University
    University of Miami

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Harvard University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    University of Michigan

    Accepted off Waitlist

    Cleveland Clinic Medical School

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