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  • User #10958

  • Application cycles: 2008
  • Demographics: Male, 35, Caucasian
  • Home state: Pennsylvania
  • Last Active: 09/22/2015
  • Brief Profile: Extracurriculars:
    -Boston University Marching Band (Drum Major and Section Leader)
    -Boston University Pep Band (Section Leader)
    -Symphonic Chorus
    -Chamber Chorus
    -Tau Beta Sigma (Vice-President of Membership, Treasurer, Class President, Chair of Continuing Education, Parliamentarian)
    -Alpha Epsilon Delta
    -Providence Science Outreach (Team Leader)

    Medical:
    -Shadowed Neonatologist (various intervals, total of about 1 month)
    -Shadowed OB/GYN (various intervals, total of about 3 months)
    -Research Assistant in Maternal-Fetal Medicine (summer 2007)

    Awards:
    -Golden Key National Honor Society
    -Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
    -Dean\'s List
    -Summa Cum Laude

    Employment:
    -Summer camp for many summers
    -Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions Full-Time MCAT/DAT/OAT/PCAT Teacher

    Where possible I have been applying to MD/MPH programs.

    The \'key\' for below is:
    SR = Secondary Received
    SS = Secondary Submitted
    II = Invited to Interview
    AI = Attended Interview
    MPH = MPH Application Submitted
    W = Waitlisted
    A = ACCEPTED!
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2008

    • Undergraduate college: Boston University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Fine Arts/Architecture
    • Institution: Brown University (freshman year)
    • Area of Study: Fine Arts/Architecture
    • Degree Obtained: N/A
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 525
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 132, C/P 132, CARS 130  
    • Overall GPA: 3.95
    • Science GPA: 4.00

    Summary of Application Experience

    My focus in applying has been on MD/MPH programs at schools where they are available.

    A timeline of the above information:

    Began AMCAS application as soon as it opened in May.

    6/4 - Submitted AMCAS, but had to wait until my last transcript arrived.

    6/17 - AMCAS application verified. Schools selected: Einstein, BU, Cornell, GWU, Harvard, Jefferson, Hopkins, Mount Sinai, Northwestern, PSU, Stanford, Temple, Tufts, UPenn, Yale.

    6/20 - Yale sends invitation for secondary application.

    6/27 - GWU sends invitation for secondary application.

    6/28 - Turn in Yale secondary application.

    7/1 - Jefferson and UPenn send invitations for secondary applications.

    7/3 - Turn in Jefferson and UPenn secondary applications.

    7/4 - Turn in GWU secondary application.

    7/6 - BU sends invitation for secondary application.

    7/8 - Turn in BU secondary application.

    7/9 - Realize that Hopkins secondary is available online and begin working on it.

    7/9 - Mount Sinai sends invitation for secondary application, and turn in Mount Sinai secondary application.

    7/10 - Realize that Cornell's secondary application is online, and turn in Cornell secondary application.

    7/15 - Temple sends invitation for secondary application, and turn in Temple secondary application.

    7/15 - Tufts sends invitation for secondary application.

    7/17 - Turn in Hopkins secondary application.

    7/17 - Einstein sends invitation for secondary application.

    7/18 - Turn in Einstein secondary application.

    7/18 - Harvard sends invitation for secondary application, and turn in Harvard secondary application.

    7/18 - Turn in Tufts secondary application.

    7/22 - PSU sends invitation for secondary application.

    7/23 - Turn in PSU secondary application.

    7/24 - Northwestern sends invitation for secondary application.

    7/27 - Turn in Tufts MPH application.

    7/29 - Stanford sends invitation for secondary application.

    7/31 - Turn in Stanford secondary application.

    8/4 - Turn in Northwestern secondary application.

    8/12 - Einstein sends invitation to interview.

    8/28 - PSU sends invitation to interview.

    9/2 - Temple sends invitation to interview.

    9/4 - Penn sends invitation to interview.

    9/5 - Mount Sinai sends invitation to interview.

    9/8 - Jefferson sends invitation to interview.

    9/8 - Attend Einstein interview.

    9/13 - Tufts sends invitation to interview.

    9/15 - Harvard sends invitation to interview.

    9/16 - Hopkins sends invitation to interview.

    9/23 - Attend Harvard interview.

    10/1 - Attend UPenn interview.

    10/2 - Attend Temple interview.

    10/3 - Attend PSU interview.

    10/7 - Attend Tufts interview.

    10/8 - GWU sends invitation to interview.

    10/9 - Attend Hopkins interview.

    10/15 - Attend Mount Sinai interview.

    10/22 - BU sends invitation to interview.

    10/29 - Attend BU interview.

    10/29 - Northwestern sends invitation to interview.

    10/31 - ACCEPTED BY TUFTS!

    11/11 - ACCEPTED BY MOUNT SINAI!

    11/13 - Waitlisted at Johns Hopkins.

    11/17 - ACCEPTED BY PENN STATE!

    11/17 - Waitlisted at Temple.

    11/21 - Withdraw from Jefferson.

    12/5 - Attend GWU interview.

    12/12 - Attend Northwestern interview.

    12/15 - Withdraw from Temple.

    1/20 - ACCEPTED BY EINSTEIN!

    1/23 - Rejected by Stanford.

    2/1 - Rejected by Cornell.

    3/17 - ACCEPTED BY NORTHWESTERN!

    3/19 - Rejected by Harvard.

    3/26 - ACCEPTED BY UPENN!

    3/31 - ACCEPTED BY BU!

    4/22-4/24 - Second Look Weekend at Penn

    4/30-5/1 - Second Look Weekend at Northwestern

    5/3 - I've made my final decision. PENN MD/MPH 2014!

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Yale University
    Stanford University
    Cornell University

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Harvard University

    Attended Interview, Withdrew

    Temple University
    Jefferson Medical College

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    George Washington University
    Johns Hopkins University

    Accepted

    University of Pennsylvania
    Pennsylvania State University
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Northwestern University
    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University
    Tufts University
    Boston University

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