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  • User #16931

  • Application cycles: 2009
  • Demographics: Male, 35, East Asian
  • Home state: Maryland
  • Last Active: 03/10/2011
  • Brief Profile: Completing a B.S. in General Biology with a Philosophy minor.

    I have had no research experience, probably the biggest weakness in my application.

    AMCAS activity summary (times are from when I submitted my app):
    1. Habitat for Humanity (.5 year)
    2. Patient Escort/Transporter (.5 year)
    3. Teaching (1 year)
    4. Volunteering at a local elementary school (2 years, 2 leadership positions)
    5. SMDEP
    6. Pre-medical Society (2.5 years, 2 leadership positions)
    7. Honors/Awards
    8. Shadowing
    9.-11. Hobbies, athletics, etc.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2009

    • Undergraduate college: University of Maryland, College Park
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 522
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 132, C/P 129, CARS 129  
    • Overall GPA: 3.76
    • Science GPA: 3.85

    Summary of Application Experience

    Do it right the first time because applying to medical school is an expensive and mentally-taxing process. Listen to the advice from your advisers, friends, and family. Above all, attend a school where you will be happy.

    MCAT - 1/31/09
    AMCAS submitted - 6/19/09
    AMCAS verified - 7/8/09
    LoR submitted - 7/29/09

    Applied, Withdrew

    New York University
    Emory University
    Case Western Reserve University

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    University of Pennsylvania
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    University of Michigan
    Harvard University

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    University of Pittsburgh


    University of Virginia
    University of Maryland
    Ohio State University
    Brown University
    Drexel University

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