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  • User #11388

  • Application cycles: 2009
  • Demographics: Female, East Asian
  • Home state: California
  • Last Active: 08/28/2009
  • Brief Profile: Clinical Experiences:
    -Volunteered in Mexico
    -Clinical Care Extender at Hoag Hospital
    -Volunteer at Garfield Hospital

    Extracurricular Activities:
    -Learning and Academic Resource Center Tutor: Chem and Bio
    -Learning and Academic Resource Center Mentor
    -Volunteer tutor
    -Flying Samaritans, Publicity Officer
    -Undergraduate Research
    -Received Excellence in Research and Publication
    -Cultural Dancer and Performer
    -Summer Dance coach/choreographer
    -Member of Golden Key National Honour Society

    -Abstract submission to Society for Neuroscience 2008
    -Publication in progress for European Journal of Neuroscience
    -Excellence in Research
    -$1,000 AIDS/HIV Awareness Grant
    -Clinical Care Extender: Outsanding Hours Award, 2007
    -Clinical Care Extender: Exemplary Service Award, 2007
    -Master Level Tutoring Certification by CRLA
    -Dean's Honor List (Freshman till now)
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2009

    • Undergraduate college: University of California, Irvine
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 516
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 129, CARS 127  
    • Overall GPA: 3.80
    • Science GPA: 3.90

    Summary of Application Experience

    6/8/09- AMCAS submitted. Still waiting on 2 transcripts.

    6/11/09-AMCAS ready for review. I found errors in my application in the grades section. I called AMCAS hotline and said they will either fix it when verifying my app or I will need to submit a grade change request after verification, which will take up to 5 business days. oh no :(

    6/22/09- AMCAS verified. They fixed my grade mistakes. :)

    7/8/09- Found out about UCLA Drew today and it's focus on underprivileged populations. It immediately caught my interest and I added Drew to my AMCAS application.

    7/18/09- My first interview invite from U Pitt!! Excited and a bit nervous just thinking about it. >.<

    8/20/09- Interview invite from UC Davis!!!! Need to schedule an interview date but their interview page doesn't work.

    $1549 MCAT Course
    $630 MCAT
    $610 '08-'09 application
    $150 '08-'09 interview
    $781 '09-'10 application
    $?? '09-'10 Secondaries
    .......$70 MCW Secondary
    .......$75 Cornell Secondary
    .......$85 U Pitt Secondary
    .......$115 Albert Einstein
    .......$100 Boston
    .......$70 Temple
    .......$60 UCSF (screened)
    .......$105 Mount Sinai
    .......$70 UCLA (screened)
    .......$70 UC Davis (screened)
    .......$100 NYU
    .......$70 UC Irvine (screened)
    .......$?? SUNY Upstate
    .......$90 USC
    .......$?? Albany
    .......$?? NYMC
    $?? '09-'10 Interviews
    .......$211.40 Flight to UPitt, booked 7/22

    Application Complete

    New York Medical College
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University
    SUNY Upstate
    Rosalind Franklin University
    Creighton University
    Drexel University
    Albany Medical College
    Stanford University

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