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  • User #10748

  • Application cycles: 2008
  • Demographics: Female, Caucasian
  • Home state: Pennsylvania
  • Brief Profile: Teach For America 2007-2009
    High School Teacher in north Philadelphia, teaching Anatomy, Genetics, Biology, and Human Sexuality
    Head of Science Department
    Deans list 2006-2007-2008
    Varsity Track & Field undergrad
    1 year sponsored research project in Chronobiology & Sleep
    1 year study monitor in sleep research laboratory in hospital
    1 year research coordinator for angiogram-EBCT study for patients with end-stage renal disease
    2 years student athletic trainer in athletic department
    3 years volunteer, coordinator of partnership fair between local elementary schools & medical school at Penn
    March 2008-present MCAT class teacher for Kaplan
    1 summer Registered EMT working for ambulance company in Mass.
    Graduated 1 year early
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2008

    • Undergraduate college: U of Penn
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Institution: U. of Penn Grad School of Education
    • Area of Study: Psychology/Social Sciences
    • Degree Obtained: M.Ed
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 516
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 127, C/P 130, CARS 129  
    • Overall GPA: 3.64
    • Science GPA: 3.46

    Summary of Application Experience

    5.31.08 trasncripts received by AMCAS
    6.4.08 applied to AMCAS
    6.9.08 verified by AMCAS
    6.24.08 application sent to schools by AMCAS
    8.6.08 all secondaries complete except Drexel (grrrr)
    8.14.08 all secondaries complete
    8.23.08 added NJMS, secondary sent
    8.27.08 interview invite to Jefferson! Scheduled for 10.22.08
    8.28.08 interview invite to Pittsburgh! Scheduled for 10.1.08
    9.8.08 interview invite to Penn State! Scheduled for 10.13.08
    10.10.08 interview invite to Columbia! Scheduled for 10.29.08
    11.18.08 interview invite to NYU! Scheduled for 1.15.09
    11.19.08 ACCEPTED to Jefferson! I had almost given up hope!
    11.21.08 accepted to Pitt!
    11.24.08 accepted to Penn State!
    12.01.08 interview invite to Mt. Sinai! Scheduled for 1.13.09
    01.08.09 interview invite to UPenn! Scheduled for 1.14.09
    01.23.09 interview invite to Johns Hopkins! Scheduled for 3.5.09
    02.05.09 interview invite to Temple! Scheduled for 2.19.09
    02.16.09 interview invite to Stanford!
    02.23.09 rejected from UMDNJ. Ouch.
    02.26.09 waitlisted at NYU
    03.05.09 accepted to Columbia!!!
    03.10.09 rejected from GWU
    03.16.09 accepted to Temple!
    03.16.09 rejected from Harvard
    03.20.09 rejected from Tufts

    Application Complete

    Drexel University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    UMDNJ - New Jersey
    Georgetown University
    Harvard University
    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University
    George Washington University
    Tufts University

    Attended Interview

    University of Pennsylvania
    Stanford University
    Johns Hopkins University

    Attended Interview, Withdrew

    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Nova Southeastern University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    New York University


    Temple University
    University of Pittsburgh
    Jefferson Medical College
    Columbia University
    Pennsylvania State University

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