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  • User #10883

  • Application cycles: 2008
  • Demographics: Male, Caucasian
  • Home state: Wyoming
  • Brief Profile: Emergency department volunteer - 2 years/280 hrs.
    Spanish translation at a Community Health Center - 1 year/140 hrs.
    Volunteer coordinator at a pediatric hospital in South America - 120 hrs.
    International development research - 1 year
    Shadowing DO/MD - 20 hrs.
    Biology teaching assistant - 1 term
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2008

    • Undergraduate college: Brigham Young University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: History/Humanities
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 511
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 129, C/P 127, CARS 127  
    • Overall GPA: 3.35
    • Science GPA: 3.33

    Summary of Application Experience

    Because AACOMAS and AMCAS calculate GPA differently for repeated classes, my AACOMAS science GPA is 3.33 while my AMCAS science GPA is 3.1.

    5/23/08 - MCAT taken
    5/26/08 - Transcripts requested
    6/10/08 - Transcripts received at AMCAS/AACOMAS
    6/23/08 - MCAT scores posted - I'll take that score! Although the M is a little embarrassing...
    6/24/08 - Submitted AMCAS/AACOMAS
    7/14/08 - AMCAS verification - GPA calculated incorrectly
    7/15/08 - Submitted an academic change request
    7/17/08 - Application re-verified - better GPA. Whew.

    Summary of costs...

    MCAT Registration $210
    MCAT Prep Course $500
    AMCAS Primary Fees $430
    AACOMAS $530
    Secondary Fees $970
    Ticket to Chicago $450
    Total $3090

    Applied, Withdrew

    University of Vermont
    Tulane University
    Pacific Northwest University
    Touro University - Henderson
    Des Moines University
    A.T. Still University - Kirksville

    Application Complete

    Tufts University
    University of Colorado

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Boston University
    University of Rochester
    University of Washington
    Medical College of Wisconsin

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Drexel University
    University of Nevada
    University of Central Florida
    Western University of Health Sciences
    Touro University - Harlem
    University of New England
    New York College of New York Tech.

    Attended Interview, Withdrew

    Touro University - Mare Island


    A.T. Still University - Mesa
    Arizona College of Mid. University
    Chicago College of Mid. University
    Philadelphia College - Philadelphia

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