ECs so far: - Awarded several small scholarships, state wide scholarship (bright futures), a summer tuition waiver from Honors, and recently a $1,000 scholarship that is renewed every year till I graduate from Honors. Also granted a $900 Honors travel \"scholarship\" and another $500 travel \"scholarship\" for the New Mexico trip - Will be completing my Honors Thesis at the end of this semester (Spring 2010) on my organic chem-forensics research. I will also be leading another girl (she\'ll be my assistant) with my research so she can get her 2 credits to graduate -Shadowed Optometrist (I know, not an MD or DO, but I want to keep my options open as far as the medical world goes) -Shadowed a Medical Examiner and viewed an autopsy -Volunteer at low-income clinic from may 2008 to dec 2008 (about 40 hours, about 10 are clinical) -Colleges Against Cancer member for a year -Relay For Life for four years with one year as a team captain -Honors Program -Honors Program Event Coordinator - Will be part of Honors developement team 2010-11, working on making a web portal for the program, will get a scholarship for this -College Republicans Vice President for a year -Relay For Life Committee Mission Chair for a year -Juvinile Diabetes Walk (did it one year, hopefully will be able to do it again) -Holocaust Museum Service Team for a year (I wrote 5 papers on humanitarians, one from holocaust, several from rwanda, dafur, and one from albania, that saved a lot of people suffering from genocide. This was for the museum\'s Everyday Heros exhibit) -Athlete Tutor for 1.5 years (biology, algebra, and organic chem) -Volunteered to help hurricane victims (10 hours, after my area got hit with several hurricanes) -FGCU Reinforcements President/Founder for a year -Two Week service trip to New Mexico (Went to El Cerrito to help rebuild a schoolhouse and an adobe horno (oven) to bring together a small village, very different area than I\'m used to) -Volunteering as patient transporter for hospital (started in April, so far about 50 hours, taking a 3 month break till end of MCAT studying) - Center of Academic Achievement Tutor for a semester in Biology, Organic chem, genetics, biochem, and anatomy - Will be presenting two posters at university\'s Research Day - Possible pushing for publication, depending on circumstances, summer of 2010 - Confirmed to have published work in future book to be written by one of my former professors and the seven deadly sins - Public Health/Health Department volunteer, so far about 30 hours at H1N1 clinics - Got picked to represent science (1 of 12 honors students picked to represent a few studied areas, considered \"top\" honors students) at a student-faculty panel - Working with a local underprivledged center by holding a community day and collecting donations (four months for a class) - will most likely continue working with them - Accepted to present at the Southern Regional Honors Conference but could not attend due to lack of funds - Accepted to present at the National Honors Conference in October 2010
I will be applying in the 2010-2011 cycle.
// Applications //
Application Cycle One: 06/09/2010
Undergraduate college: Florida Gulf Coast University
Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
Total MCAT SCORE: 472
MCAT Section Scores:
Overall GPA: 3.70
Science GPA: 3.50
Summary of Application Experience
My MCAT score was pretty low, which was dissapointing after doing well in practice so I\'m already preparing to possibly retake again next year in case I have to reapply.