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  • User #10618

  • Application cycles: 2008
  • Demographics: Female, East Asian
  • Home state: New York
  • Brief Profile: - 3 years of clinical research (with a publication), evaluating advances in technology and their effects on medical practices; current project with information technology and the sharing of electronic medical records
    - 2 semesters of shadowing: one with pediatric rehab, and the other with geriatrics
    - lots of experiences in volunteering, mentoring, and working with kids
    - interests in creative writing and helping people with developmental disabilities

    Overall, nothing too special, but hopefully enough to get me through this crazy application process...
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2008

    • Undergraduate college: Anonymous
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 523
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 130, CARS 132  
    • Overall GPA: 3.84
    • Science GPA: 3.83

    Summary of Application Experience

    I'm not necessarily looking for a top school... just one where the students seem happy, and not overly competitive. And preferably in a big city.

    AMCAS submitted: 7/14/08, $910 (ouch)
    - Added WashU and Wake Forest: 8/8/08, $60
    - Added U of Vermont: 9/1/08, $30
    - Committee letter sent to new schools: 9/3/08
    - Added Tufts: 9/13/08, $30
    - Added UPitt: 9/24/08, $30
    AMCAS verified: 8/6/08
    Committee Letter uploaded to Virtual Evals: 8/14/08

    U of Rochester secondary sent: 8/6/08, $75; complete: 8/18/08
    Mayo fee sent: 8/7/08, $85
    NYMC secondary sent: 8/8/08, $100; complete: 9/8/08
    UPenn secondary sent: 8/14/08, $80; complete: 8/15/08
    Jefferson secondary sent: 8/20/08, $80
    Drexel secondary sent: 8/26/08, $75
    Harvard secondary sent: 8/27/08, $85
    U of Vermont secondary sent: 9/2/08, $85; complete: 9/4/08
    WashU secondary sent: 9/2/08, $50; complete: 9/4/08
    Case Western secondary sent: 9/3/08, $85; complete: 9/9/08
    Albert Einstein secondary sent: 9/5/08, $110
    Cornell secondary sent: 9/6/08, $75; complete: 9/8/08
    Dartmouth secondary sent: 9/13/08, $85
    U of Chicago secondary sent: 9/16/08, $75
    Wake Forest secondary sent: 9/19/08, $55
    NYU secondary sent: 9/22/08, $100
    Mount Sinai secondary sent: 9/24/08, $105
    Tufts secondary sent: 9/28/08, $105
    UPitt secondary sent: 9/29/08, $75
    UCSF secondary sent: 9/30/08, $60

    Application Complete

    Jefferson Medical College
    New York Medical College

    Application Complete, Rejected

    University of Rochester
    Tufts University
    Wake Forest University
    Columbia University

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    George Washington University
    Johns Hopkins University
    Oregon Health & Science University
    Boston University
    Yale University
    Georgetown University
    SUNY Stony Brook
    Ohio State University
    Brown University

    Attended Interview

    University of Pennsylvania
    Washington University in St. Louis
    New York University
    University of California, San Francisco

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Harvard University
    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University

    Attended Interview, Withdrew

    Drexel University
    University of Vermont
    Dartmouth College

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    Vanderbilt University
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Mayo Medical School
    Cornell University
    University of Pittsburgh


    Case Western Reserve University
    University of Chicago

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