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  • User #10961

  • Application cycles: 07/09/2008
  • Demographics: Male, 40, Caucasian
  • Home state: Oregon
  • Last Active: 11/15/2009
  • Brief Profile: GPA
    Overall: 3.23
    Science: 3.11
    Non-Science: 3.54
    Post-Bac: 3.70

    3.5 years full time antiviral research as a genetic engineer
    5 publications (1 first author)
    CNA license and 1.5 years part time CNA work
    CNA II certification obtained 9/08
    100 hours shadowing DO pediatrician
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 07/09/2008

    • Undergraduate college: Oregon State University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Engineering/Technology
    • Institution: Bioengineering
    • Area of Study: Engineering/Technology
    • Degree Obtained: 2005
    • Institution: Certified Nursing Assistant II
    • Area of Study: Nursing/Pharmacy/Medical Technology
    • Degree Obtained: Cert.
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 500
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 125, C/P 125, CARS 124  
    • Overall GPA: 3.23
    • Science GPA: 3.11

    Summary of Application Experience

    Well... they\'re off. See if I get any bites.

    AACOMAS Submitted 7/10/08
    AACOMAS Verified 8/22/08
    Committee letter sent 9/11/08 (finally... a slight miscommunication caused a 2 month hangup on my letters)

    12-9-08 Withdrew all applications and sent out my deposit for school. It\'s great to be done so soon and just in time for the ski season and all the great local winter beers.

    Key:
    SR: Secondary Received
    SS: Secondary Sent
    II: Interview Invite
    I: Interview Date
    WL: Wait list
    A: Accepted

    Originally graduated with a 2.96 GPA from engineering and went back as a post-bac student and improved the GPA to 3.23 to be more competitive. Perseverance and applying early is key.

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Michigan State University (DO)
    Touro University - Mare Island
    Pikeville College
    Rocky Vista University
    Des Moines University
    University of New England
    Philadelphia College - Philadelphia

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    West Virginia (D.O.)
    Western University of Health Sciences
    A.T. Still University - Mesa

    Accepted off Waitlist

    Pacific Northwest University

    Accepted

    Lake Erie College - Erie
    Lincoln Memorial University
    Edward Via Virginia College

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