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  • User #11115

  • Application cycles: 2008
  • Demographics: Female, 36, Caucasian
  • Home state: Wisconsin
  • Last Active: 01/18/2010
  • Brief Profile: GPA\'s

    Sci- 3.39
    Total- 3.43

    Sci- 3.24
    Total- 3.33

    (Low GPA overall, but there is an upward trend)

    research(2 yrs)
    Tutoring (1 yr)
    Volunteering (3 sem, 120 hrs)
    lab prep job
    70 hrs shadowing
    Dean\'s List/honor roll
    study abroad
    Certified Nursing Assistant
    pre-med club officer (1.5 yrs)
    Work in Home health care
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2008

    • Undergraduate college: University of Wisconsin Stevens Point
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 503
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 125, C/P 127, CARS 124  
    • Overall GPA: 3.43
    • Science GPA: 3.39

    Summary of Application Experience

    9/07-1/08: Studied for MCAT during the semester with on-line kaplan course.

    1/25/08: Took 1st MCAT (VR: 5 PS: 7 BS: 10 W: M)

    7/2/08: sent in AMCAS & AACOMAS

    7/24/08: Verified by AMCAS

    7/18/08: Took MCAT again

    8/20/08: Verified by AACOMAS

    8/21/08: Got MCAT scores back!! VR:8 PS:10 BS:9 W:M = 27M
    not the 30 I had hoped for, but I'm happy with it. This time around I didn't use kaplan's study methods because I only had 2 months to study. I used Exam Krackers audio osmosis, took practice tests every other day and reviewed each test right away. I studied the material I was weak in the days in between taking practice tests.

    9/3/08 - I've submitted 10 secondary applications so far, but I know I have to finish them quickly or it will be too hard to finish them as school starts!! And I want to send them in - I'm getting them in later than I expected!! I hope it is still early enough! I also can't believe how much this process is costing!!! I'm almost up to $5000!!!


    $1400 - Kaplan online course
    $210 - January 2008 MCAT
    $60 - Hotel for MCAT
    $500 - Repeat Kaplan online course
    $210 - July 2008 MCAT
    $60 - Hotel for MCAT
    $460 - AMCAS
    $400 - AACOMAS
    $1396 - Secondary applications
    $82 - Sending letters via Interfolio
    $380- 1st Interview (flight,hotel,suit)
    $5158 - Total Costs (as of 11/08 - more $$ will be spent as more interview invites come in - hopefully!)

    Applied, Withdrew

    UMDNJ - Osteopathic Medicine

    Application Complete

    New York Medical College
    Michigan State University
    Rush Medical College
    Des Moines University
    Philadelphia College - Atlanta
    Philadelphia College - Philadelphia

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Medical College of Wisconsin
    George Washington University
    University of Toledo
    University of Wisconsin
    Rosalind Franklin University
    Albany Medical College

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Loyola University Chicago
    Tulane University
    Michigan State University (DO)
    Pacific Northwest University
    University of New England
    A.T. Still University - Kirksville


    Touro University - Harlem

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