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  • User #10637

  • Application cycles: 2008
  • Demographics: Male, East Asian
  • Home state: Pennsylvania
  • Brief Profile: too involved extracurricularly - could've gotten better GPA & MCAT otherwise:

    2008 (named) Prize (junior man highest in general excellence)

    2007 (named) Award for Outstanding Community Service finalist

    2006 (college) Leadership Awards Banquet honorable mention

    High School: 2005 Science Olympiad National Championship team member

    Free Clinic (>1000 hrs) established working relationship, recruit & supervise student volunteers, complete overhaul of the way they reordered medications. (this will serve as both community service and medical experience)

    Volunteers for China (Summer) taught medical English to med students at a school

    (named service) program (>500 hrs) a selective national community service/civil engagement program. rep for my school at national meetings. played a key role in recent summer leadership program hosted by my school

    Housing Authority (fall-summer, 300 hrs?) mentor low-income kids

    Alternative Spring Break (2007, 2008) led trips to work with AIDS population & alcoholics recovery program

    Penn State Primary Care Scholars program - 2-week long program offered to college students interested in primary care

    Pre-Health Club (>500 hrs) - 1 of 6 founders; vp; club met with great success, became one of the largest & most active clubs on campus

    (social) fraternity (>300 hrs) - pledge class pres, philanthropy chair, house manager

    Health Professions Advisory Committee (periodic meetings & programs) - work with faculty/administrators of the college to shape the pre-health program

    College Presidential Search Committee (minimal time commitment) - interviewed candidates for the college's next president.

    Trustees Diversity Task Force (minimal time commitment) - work with trustees of the college to implement programs to increase students of diverse backgrounds

    Drexel Med SURF - working on muscular dystrophy... what a perfect fit!

    Beta Beta Beta National Biology Honor Society Member

    Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society Member

    PA Governor's School for Health Care - 5 week summer program for high school juniors interested in the health professions


    took mcat twice: april PS 8, VR 11, BS 10, M
    august 11/11/11 , O
    * means added after 2nd set of mcat scores came out
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2008

    • Undergraduate college: Allegheny College
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 507
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 127, C/P 125, CARS 129  
    • Overall GPA: 3.64
    • Science GPA: 3.62

    Summary of Application Experience

    aacomas submitted 6/12 -- still no word!!
    amcas submitted 7/10... damn that was later than 'i'm gonna submit it as soon as it comes out!'


    Applied, Rejected

    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Eastern Virginia Medical School

    Applied, Withdrew

    University of New England

    Application Complete

    UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson
    University of Vermont
    SUNY Buffalo
    University of Pennsylvania
    Jefferson Medical College
    New York College of New York Tech.

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Boston University
    Cornell University
    Harvard University
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    University of Pittsburgh
    Dartmouth College
    UMDNJ - New Jersey
    UMDNJ - Osteopathic Medicine

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Albany Medical College
    Stanford University
    Georgetown University
    University of Alabama
    Lake Erie College - Erie

    Attended Interview, Withdrew

    New York Medical College

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    West Virginia University
    Mayo Medical School

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Rejected

    SUNY Upstate

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    George Washington University


    Temple University
    Pennsylvania State University
    Drexel University
    Saint Louis University
    Philadelphia College - Philadelphia

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