- 2 months summer intern at major suburban hospital. Extensive shadowing involved. - Assistant directed college Orientation program - Medical mission work in both Nicaragua and Uganda -President of Mortar Board Alcor chapter - 1 year Neuroscience research - Involved in both ODK and AED honor societies-served as ODK secretary and AED webmaster -Volunteer at nursing home and hospital radiology department. -Small group Bible study leader for 2 years.
// Applications //
Application Cycle One: 2008
Undergraduate college: Hope College
Undergraduate Area of study: Physical Sciences
Total MCAT SCORE: 511
MCAT Section Scores:
Overall GPA: 3.74
Science GPA: 3.56
Summary of Application Experience
5/13/07 -MCAT taken (I took it at the end of sophomore year)
6/14/08- AMCAS primary submitted for verification
7/1/08- AMCAS verified
7/2/08 - Secondary email request received from Medical College of Wisconsin, St. Louis University and University of Cincinnati. University of Cincinnati secondary submitted. University of Chicago secondary email received.
7/04/08 -Medical College of Wisconsin secondary submitted
7/08/08- St. Louis University secondary submitted
7/09/08 - LORs submitted by pre-med advisor through VirtualEvals
7/11/08 - Wake Forest secondary email request. First school to screen my primary!
7/21/08 - Boston University secondary email received. Secondary submitted. Rosalind Franklin secondary email received. Wayne State secondary email received. Second school to screen my primary!
7/22/08 - Wake Forest secondary mailed.
7/30/08 - University of Chicago secondary submitted.
8/4/08 - Rush secondary email received.
8/7/08 - Drexel secondary email received.
8/12/08 - Wayne State secondary mailed. Loyola secondary email recieved. Last secondary! and they screened.
8/14/08 - Drexel secondary submitted.
8/16/08 - First rejection - University of Chicago - no surprise here but it was worth a shot - an interview request from someone else would be nice though...to offset the rejection.
8/18/08 - Rosalind Franklin secondary mailed.
8/19/08 - Rush and Loyola secondaries mailed out. All finished with this step....just in time for the semester to start...
8/22/08 - First interview request! Wayne State would like me to report on Sept. 12th. I guess I'll be there.
8/27/08 - Rejected by Boston. Oh well....I guess I am not going to have to buy that plane ticket now. At least my wallet feels better.
9/12/08 - Interviewed at Wayne State. It was the first week of interviews so I won't hear back until Oct. 22nd.
9/17/08 - Interview request from Rosalind Franklin. Going back to my Chicago roots to interview on Oct. 7th.
9/30/08 - Finishing September with an interview request from Rush. I'm loving these Chicago requests. Heading home on Oct. 29th