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  • User #15918

  • Application cycles: 2008
  • Demographics: Male, Caucasian
  • Home state: Alabama
  • Brief Profile: - 755 hours volunteering in ER - Helped reduce disloactions, assisted in suturing, transported patients, did EKGs, took vitals, interacted with patients and their families.

    - 2 Hurricane Katrina relief trips over Fall break. One to New Orleans (Jefferson Parish) and one to Bayou la Batre, AL. Both trips consisted of performing clean-up duties and construction work to repair damaged homes.

    - Hispanic health care clinic volunteer - I worked for a period of time in a clinic that offers free dental and visual screenings for the Hispanic population in my area.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2008

    • Undergraduate college: Samford University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Institution: University of Alabama at Birmingham
    • Area of Study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 496
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 124, C/P 124, CARS 124  
    • Overall GPA: 3.34
    • Science GPA: 3.11

    Summary of Application Experience

    I applied to South Alabama in August 2007 and didn't hear anything until May 2008, when I received a letter of rejection.

    This year, I am applying to South Alabama and Morehouse for MD programs. I am also applying to PCOM-GA, LMU-DCOM, and NSU for DO programs.

    My AMCAS GPAs: sci (2.94), other (3.62), overall (3.19)

    My AACOMAS GPAs: sci (3.11), other (3.60), overall (3.34)

    9/24/08 - AMCAS verified, sent to Morehouse, South Alabama

    10/2/08 - received Morehouse secondary

    10/6/08 - Morehouse secondary submitted

    10/7/08 - complete at Morehouse

    10/17/08 - received South Alabama secondary

    10/20/08 - South Alabama secondary sent

    10/14/08 - AACOMAS verified

    10/16/08 - AACOMAS receipt, sent to LMU-DCOM, PCOM-GA, and NSU

    10/16/08 - LMU-DCOM secondary sent

    10/20/08 - received PCOM-GA secondary

    10/21/08 - PCOM-GA secondary sent

    10/27/08 - received Nova secondary

    10/27/08 - Nova secondary sent

    10/30/08 - LMU-DCOM application complete

    10/30/08 - complete at South Alabama

    11/3/08 - Morehouse email, application on 'Hold'

    11/4/08 - LMU-DCOM called for interview, set for 12/2/08

    11/10/08 - Nova application complete

    11/13/08 - PCOM-GA application complete

    11/19/08 - PCOM-GA interview requested via email for 12/2/08, rescheduled for 12/15/08

    12/2/08 - interviewed at LMU-DCOM! This is an amazing school with an even better faculty/staff.

    12/3/08 - Nova interview requested via email for 12/9/08

    12/6/08 - LMU-DCOM Acceptance!!! Dean Stowers just called! Woot Woot

    12/13/08 - Nova Acceptance!!!

    12/13/08 - canceled interview at PCOM-GA

    I'm in and I'm finished with the entire application process! For those reading this, keep after your dreams - never settle for less!

    Application Complete

    Morehouse School of Medicine
    University of South Alabama

    Attended Interview, Withdrew

    Philadelphia College - Atlanta


    Lincoln Memorial University
    Nova Southeastern University

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