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  • User #10241

  • Application cycles: 2008
  • Demographics: Male, Caucasian
  • Home state: Tennessee
  • Brief Profile: Fulbright (Research) to Germany, will be working at Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology.

    150+ hours volunteering in ER (both triage and trauma, only college volunteer ever allowed to volunteer in trauma)

    Microbiological Research, 2 years - Isolated new species of thermophilic/acidophilic/SRB bacteria and archaea

    Medical Research, 3 months, used the DaVinci robot to replace bladders in living organisms (pigs and rats), also studied effects of cryotherapy on tumor reduction.

    Sigma Xi - Associate Member

    Open Water Scuba Instructor - SDI and PADI, worked for 20-30 hours a week sophomore, junior, and first semester of senior year.

    Eagle Scout

    Member, National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS)

    Thesis with distinction in both majors.

    Shadowed a physician in geriatric medicine for 3 weeks, 8 hour days.

    Senior Editor of a monthly political magazine on campus devoted to encouraging responsible dialog instead of partisan politics.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2008

    • Undergraduate college: Pomona College
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Institution: Double Major
    • Area of Study: Foreign Language/International Studies
    • Degree Obtained: B.A.
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 517
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 132, C/P 127, CARS 127  
    • Overall GPA: 3.45
    • Science GPA: 3.10


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