-Dean\\\'s list five semesters, including 4.00 and 3.87 senior year -general upward trend in grades -Elementary school tutor one semester - learning resource center chem tutor one semester -Chem TA for two years -Organic Chem TA one summer -TriBeta honor society member four years -Chem society member one year -General volunteering for Marians service org two years -summer scholarship \\\'Summer Medical Education Program\\\' at UWSOM -volunteered in a clinic for ten days in Ocotal, Nicaragua with UCLA med students/doctors -Research for one year following graduation to study age-related macular degeration of the mouse retina -coauthor of one publication on retinal degeneration -currently shadowing a Primary Care physician and taking a phlebotomy class -I am also currently the primary caretaker of my grandma who is going blind
// Applications //
Application Cycle One: 2008
Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
Total MCAT SCORE: 472
MCAT Section Scores:
Overall GPA: 3.63
Science GPA: 3.63
Summary of Application Experience
I have retaken the MCAT and increased from a 22N. This is my second time applying. I applied in 2006 for the 2007 school year (applied late) and had three interviews (Wayne State, SLU, Creighton). I was waitlisted at Creighton. This year my application was complete by the first week of September. I am currently shadowing a PC doctor and plan on asking him to write me a letter of rec. Hopefully I\\\'ll be able to apply to DO schools in CA later on this cycle.
10/7/08: I just mailed out an update letter to several schools (Creighton, UW, UMiami, Georgetown, Loyola Stritch, Loma Linda, USC, Penn State, Baylor, CMS, Tulane, Tufts, SUNY-Buffalo)to let them know about recent shadowing, taking a phlebotomy class, and taking care of my grandma, since this info was not in my primary app. or secondaries.