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  • User #10794

  • Application cycles: 06/12/2012
  • Demographics: Male, 34, Caucasian
  • Home state: Minnesota
  • Last Active: 01/11/2013
  • Brief Profile: I\'ve done a lot and seen a lot, but I still have a lot to learn.
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    Applied in 2008-2009: 2 interviews, 1 waitlist, 0 acceptances
    Applied in 2009-2010: 1 interview (different school), 0 waitlists, 0 acceptances

    2008 MCAT expired last year, so I retook it this summer...

    2008 MCAT: 31S (BS 10, PS 10, VR 11, WS S)
    2012 MCAT: 34Q (BS 11, PS 12, VR 11, WS Q)

    Currently getting my MPH in Public Health Administration and Policy (Health Policy Track)

    Undergraduate: Overall GPA 3.71, Science GPA 3.72 (substantial upward trend, with overall GPA 3.89 and science GPA 3.93 over the final three years)
    Graduate: Overall GPA 3.92

    Extracurriculars
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    Choir for most of my life
    Photographer (contemporary art)

    Chemistry research - inorganic/polyoxometalate synthesis
    Medical device company research (brief)

    University IT staff/faculty computer help desk assistant
    Three science tutoring positions (physics department, chemistry department, and university academic support offices)
    Freshman resident assistant (undergraduate institution)

    Shadowing (family practice, pediatrics, pediatric cardiology)
    Hospital oncology floor volunteer
    Medical scribe for emergency physicians company (three years at five hospitals and a freestanding ER), currently lead scribe
    International medical work in Haiti (mobile medical clinics)

    Pediatric public health research (adolescents and young adults with mobility limitations)
    Public health field experience (American Academy of Pediatrics - Minnesota Chapter)
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/12/2012

    • Undergraduate college: Bethel University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Physical Sciences
    • Institution: University of Minnesota
    • Area of Study: Other
    • Degree Obtained: MPH
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 516
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 129, C/P 129, CARS 129  
    • Overall GPA: 3.71
    • Science GPA: 3.72

    Summary of Application Experience

    Finally, at long last, after four years--I can finally say I am going to be a physician!

    Application Complete

    Creighton University
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    University of Iowa
    Loyola University Chicago
    Harvard University
    Saint Louis University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Mayo Medical School
    Johns Hopkins University
    University of Wisconsin
    Dartmouth College
    University of Pittsburgh

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Pennsylvania State University

    Attended Interview

    Boston University

    Accepted

    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

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