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:
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.