Degree: Bachelor's of Science w/ 1st class honours in Neuroscience
Awards - Graduated from the University of Alberta with 1st class honours - University of Alberta Dean's Silver Medal in Science - Canadian Blood Services Leadership Excellence Award - Healthcare Volunteer Student Volunteer Award 2007 - Canadian Blood Services Hours awards: 100, 250, 500 - Jason Lang Scholarship x 3 - Alexander Rutherford Scholarship.
Publications: 1. T2 measurement and quantification of glutamate in human brain in vivo 2. Measurement of GABA and contaminants in gray and white matter in human brain in vivo.
Volunteering: Canadian Blood Services: - Kitchen Staff (2005-2007) - CBS Youth Committee: General Member(2005-06) - CBS Youth Committee: Vice-president of volunteer resources(06-07) - CBS Youth Committee: Vice-president of the Youth Committee(07-08) - CBS Youth Committee: Presdient of the Youth Committee(08-current)
Healthcare Volunteer - Volunteer medical assistant/laboratory assistant(Sumbawanga, Tanzania)
Misc. Heart & Stroke Canvasser 2005-2007
Sports: Muay Thai Kick Boxing - 2006 - Present Basketball Association Team representative - 2006 - 2007
Employment: Construction: Graham Construction General Labour Research: Department of Psychiatry and Psychology Title: Research Assistant. Financial: ATB Financial Title: Loans Officer.
// Applications //
Application Cycle One: 2008
Undergraduate college: University of Alberta
Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
Institution: Bachelor's of Science with Honours
Area of Study: Biological/Life Sciences
Degree Obtained: BSc
Total MCAT SCORE: 511
MCAT Section Scores:
Overall GPA: 3.80
Science GPA: 3.49
Summary of Application Experience
Generally, my application is poorly received. I have a hard time getting an interview, much less getting into medical school.