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  • Application cycles: 2008
  • Demographics: Female, 34, East Asian
  • Home state: California
  • Last Active: 09/20/2009
  • Brief Profile: the basics:
    volunteered at hospital ED 1.5 yrs
    research 3 yrs, senior honors thesis UPDATE: possible publication
    founder and director, community outreach organization 3 yrs
    biotech internship
    curriculum development
    research fellowship
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2008

    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 520
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 129, C/P 129, CARS 132  
    • Overall GPA: 3.80
    • Science GPA: 3.80

    Summary of Application Experience

    early september: everything is done!
    9/12 rejected from u chicago, like everyone else :(
    9/13 interview invite at usc! wooo first one feels so good
    9/25 interview invite at washu - first (hopefully!) invite at a top school!
    9/29 put on hold at ucsd - cali's great, so this wasn't fun. what does hold even mean?
    10/6 interview invite at duke
    10/20 checked my uci status page, and have been 'denied' an interview. no other notification though :(
    10/22 columbia invitation arrives in the mail!
    11/3 boston invite (via email)
    11/5 ucsf rejection - small envelope :(
    11/5 emory invite
    11/20 cornell invite via email - wooo back to manhattan!
    12/12 waitlisted at usc :( at least it's not a rejection...?
    12/15 dartmouth rejection in the mail
    12/18 brown rejection via email

    Happy New Year!

    1/8 boston acceptance via phone call and snail mail!!! yayyy first acceptance!
    1/21 stanford rejection. the state of california and i are breaking up - he just can't be in a serious relationship right now, and wants to try new things. it's not me, it's him.
    1/26 ucla, to make things really official
    Early March nyu status change to 'rejected', ucsd rejection via mail
    3/7 columbia waitlist via mail, cornell rejection via mail :( sad sad saturday...
    Mid March duke rejection via email from R Wallace himself :(
    Late March washU, emory waitlists via email

    April 29 - accepted to Columbia off the waitlist, will be matriculating!

    Application Complete

    Jefferson Medical College
    Northwestern University
    Yale University
    Wake Forest University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    University of Pennsylvania
    University of California, San Francisco
    University of Chicago
    Dartmouth College
    University of California, Los Angeles
    University of California, Irvine
    Stanford University
    Brown University
    Harvard University
    University of California, San Diego
    New York University
    Loyola University Chicago
    University of California, Davis
    Johns Hopkins University

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Temple University

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Cornell University
    Duke University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    University of Southern California
    Washington University in St. Louis
    Emory University

    Accepted off Waitlist

    Columbia University


    Boston University

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