-President, large pre-health organization. -Created biology summer abroad program for students. -Phi Beta Kappa. -Biology honors thesis. -Physician shadowing. -Research conference presentation. -Multiple student government positions. -Long-distance runner. -Musician. -Crazy good letters of recommendation. -Financially disadvantaged background.
// Applications //
Application Cycle One: 2008
Undergraduate college: University of California, San Diego
Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
Total MCAT SCORE: 513
MCAT Section Scores:
Overall GPA: 3.73
Science GPA: 3.71
Summary of Application Experience
7/23/08: Primary application processed, received secondaries for: UPenn, Harvard, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, University of Illinois, UC Irvine, New York Medical College, Boston University, Jefferson Medical College.
9/10/08: Received interview invitations a few weeks ago for Vanderbilt and Jefferson Medical College; withdrew from Georgetown, UCSD, and Drexel--decided not to waste money on secondaries for schools I wouldn't attend anyway.
09/12/08: Received an interview invitation for Cornell!
11/02/08: Accepted into Vanderbilt, waitlisted at TJU. Withdrawing from UCI. Awaiting other interview notices...
12/15/08: Offered interviews at New York Medical College, Tulane, and University of Illinois, and Dartmouth. I don't have time to interview at them, however. Withdrawing application to all 4.