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  • ksmi117

  • Application cycles: 06/01/2009
  • Demographics: Female, 33, Caucasian
  • Home state: Louisiana
  • Last Active: 03/26/2012   -   Latest Activity
  • Brief Profile: Straight from my application to you:

    1. Scholarships/Awards - 11 various awards received during college

    2. Honor Societies - 7 societies, leadership in 2 (1 for one year, 1 for two years - received award for outstanding service)

    3. Hospital Volunteering - 120 hours in ER

    4. Math Club/Competitions - founder of club and leadership in it, placed at regional competitions

    5. Physician Shadowing - 40 hours with 3 different doctors

    6. Honors College Advocates - member for a year

    7. Student Doctor Network Assistant Moderator

    8. Poster Presentation - math research poster presentation in national conference

    9. Alternative Service Break - leadership for 2 years, 3 week-long service trips

    10. Various Service - 10 other service projects

    11. LSU Colorguard - member for 3 years

    12. Preschool Teacher - two summers

    13. Hurricane Gustav Student Volunteer Coordinator - temporary medical clinics after hurricane

    14. Mathematics Research - two years, working on honors thesis

    15. Residence Hall Association - three years of leadership, one as VP of org
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/01/2009

    • Undergraduate college: Louisiana State University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Mathematics
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 523
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 132, C/P 132, CARS 129  
    • Overall GPA: 4.00
    • Science GPA: 4.00

    Summary of Application Experience

    Timeline:

    1/30 - Took MCAT
    3/3 - Got scores :D
    5/21 - AMCAS received transcripts
    6/2 - AMCAS Submitted, AMCAS Verified
    6/8 - Yale secondary received
    6/9 - Yale secondary submitted
    6/15 - Baylor secondary received, WashU secondary received
    6/17 - WashU secondary submitted
    6/24 - LORs in VirtualEvals
    6/25 - LSU-NO secondary received
    6/29 - LSU-NO secondary submitted, Baylor secondary submitted
    7/1 - Complete at WashU, JHU secondary received
    7/3 - AMCAS received LORs
    7/4 - JHU secondary submitted
    7/6 - UVA secondary received
    7/7 - Complete at Baylor
    7/10 - Complete at Yale, LSU-S secondary received
    7/11 - LSU-S secondary submitted
    7/13 - Tulane secondary received, UVA secondary submitted
    7/14 - Complete at UVA
    7/15 - Penn secondary received
    7/16 - Tulane secondary submitted, Penn secondary submitted, Complete at Penn
    7/22 - Wake Forest secondary received
    7/23 - Wake Forest secondary submitted, Complete at LSU-NO and LSU-S (though when I called it seemed that I had been complete for awhile at both)
    7/29 - Harvard secondary received and submitted
    7/31 - Complete at Wake Forest
    8/1 - Vandy secondary received/Vandy interview invite :D
    8/3 - UVA interview invite
    8/4 - Vandy secondary submitted
    8/5 - Wake Forest invite
    8/7 - UNC secondary received
    8/8 - UNC secondary submitted
    8/11 - Baylor interview invite :soexcited:
    8/14 - Complete at JHU (finally), Vandy, and UNC
    8/18 - LSU-NO interview invite
    8/19 - Complete at Harvard
    8/20 - Emory secondary received
    8/21 - Vandy interview done!! So awesome!
    8/23 - Emory secondary submitted - last one
    9/3 - JHU interview invite
    9/4 - Baylor interview done. :)
    9/9 - WashU invite, Complete at Tulane
    9/10 - Emory invite
    9/16 - LSU-S invite
    9/17 - Tulane invite
    9/22 - UVA interview - really awesome place
    9/29 - LSU-NO interview
    10/1 - Wake interview
    10/2 - Tulane interview
    10/6 - WashU interview
    10/14 - LSU-NO acceptance. Woot!
    10/15 - Wake Forest waitlist :/
    10/16 - Hopkins interview and Vandy acceptance
    10/18 - Withdrew from Emory
    10/19 - UVA acceptance
    10/23 - Tulane acceptance
    10/26 - Half tuition scholarship from Tulane. :D
    11/3 - Done with interviews (hopefully just for now)
    11/7 - LSU-S acceptance
    11/14 - WashU acceptance!
    11/24 - Penn invite!
    11/25 - Hopkins let me in!!!! :D
    12/10 - UNC rejection :(
    12/18 - Penn interview day. :)
    1/11 - Yale invite
    2/19 - Yale interview day. :thumbup:
    3/15 - Waitlisted (Tier 1) at Penn
    3/16 - Rejected from Harvard and Yale. Oof!
    3/30 - JHU financial aid received
    4/19 - WashU financial aid received
    4/19 - LSU-S full tuition scholarship
    4/27 - Baylor accetance
    5/6 - Withdrew from UVa and Baylor
    5/13 - Withdrew from LSU-NO, Tulane, Wake Forest, Penn, LSU-S, JHU, and Vanderbilt

    Application Complete, Rejected

    University of North Carolina
    Harvard University

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Emory University

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Yale University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    University of Pennsylvania
    Wake Forest University

    Accepted

    Washington University in St. Louis
    Baylor College
    University of Virginia
    Louisiana State University, New Orleans
    Louisiana State University, Shreveport
    Vanderbilt University
    Johns Hopkins University
    Tulane University

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