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  • User #11083

  • Application cycles: 2008
  • Demographics: Male, Caucasian
  • Home state: Illinois
  • Brief Profile: - 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: B/B 127, C/P 126, CARS 130  
    • 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 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

    Application Complete

    Saint Louis University
    Wake Forest University
    University of Cincinnati
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    Loyola University Chicago
    Drexel University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Boston University
    University of Chicago

    Attended Interview

    Wayne State University
    Rosalind Franklin University
    Rush Medical College

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