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  • User #10953

  • Application cycles: 2008
  • Demographics: Female, Caucasian
  • Home state: New Jersey
  • Brief Profile: As a postbac : Adaptive ski instructor, Volunteer research assistant in pediatric ER, Volunteer hospital visitor, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
    As an undergrad: Volunteer at children's hospital, French Club Member, Women's Lacrosse Team, Dean's list every year, Studied abroad in France, French major
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2008

    • Undergraduate college: Wheaton College (IL)
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Foreign Language/International Studies
    • Institution: Columbia University Postbac Program
    • Area of Study: Premedical Studies
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 509
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 129, C/P 127, CARS 126  
    • Overall GPA: 3.59
    • Science GPA: 3.53

    Summary of Application Experience

    -Scheduled to take MCAT may 27th, halfway through exam there was a power outage, so we were sent home and told that we could reschedule free of charge. Rescheduled and took exam may 31st.
    -AMCAS submitted 6/6, processed 7/1.
    -Most of my secondaries were submitted in July, but my committee letter packet was sent out in Sept.
    -UMDNJ-NJMS interview in early Oct., second interview in early Dec., wait-listed in mid-Jan.
    -Drexel interview in early Dec., wait-listed end of march
    -Tufts interview in late Jan., active consideration in early March, wait-listed mid/late May
    -April: signed up to retake MCAT in June, just in case...
    -May: filling out AMCAS again, on a positive note, all my info is still saved, so I don't have to re-enter it
    June: 18th took the MCAT again, 24th - phone call from Drexel FINALLY!!

    summary: don't lose hope!

    Applied, Rejected

    Vanderbilt University

    Application Complete

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Wake Forest University
    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University
    University of Chicago
    University of Vermont
    UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson
    New York University
    Northwestern University
    Rush Medical College
    Jefferson Medical College
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Dartmouth College
    Georgetown University
    Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Cornell University
    Columbia University
    Boston University
    George Washington University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    Tufts University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Rejected

    UMDNJ - New Jersey

    Accepted off Waitlist

    Drexel University

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