? B.S. in Biochemistry and Biophysics (Pre-med) ? Cumulative GPA: 3.75 (Magna Cum Laude) ? Deans list every semester ? Received Rensselaer Medal (award accompanied by $65,000 scholarship) ? Undergraduate research assistant in a graduate research project studying the glycosylation of human adult hemoglobin and its effects on oxygen transport (Spring 2006-present). Second author on the following poster presentations:
Inhibition of Function in Human Hemoglobin by Glycation X. Guo, K. Dannheim & J.G. Kempf Northeast Structural Symposium, Farmingham, MA (October 2007)
Mechanistic Investigation of Functional Inhibition of Hemoglobin by Glucose Addition X. Guo, K. Dannheim & J.G. Kempf 234th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA (August 2007)
? Internship at the Albany Forensics Investigation Center (2008) ? Undergraduate Advisor for: Whodunit? The Science of Crime Scene (RPI Summer Enrichment Program) (2007, 2008) ? Summer Undergraduate Research Program Employee (2007) ? Summer employee at Neurogren Corporation (Branford, CT) (2006)
? Beta Beta Beta - Biological Sciences Honor Society (accepted in 2008) ? Molecular Biochemistry I Undergraduate Teaching Assistant ? Fall 2008 ? Class of 2009 Student Council ? Voting Member (2006-2009), Undergraduate Council Representative (2008-2009), Chair of the Class Gift Committee (2008-2009) ? The Rusty Pipes (Student run a cappella group) (2005-2009) ? Business Manager (Fall 2006 ? Spring 2007), Musical Director (Summer 2007 ? 2009) ? www.rustypipes.com ? Co-Chair of the Women?s Mentoring Program (Design Your Future Day - Program to encourage young women to pursue an education and career in engineering, science, or technology) (2007-2009) ? Volunteering at Samaritan Hospital (Troy, NY) (Summer 2007-present) ? RPI Women?s Rugby (Club Sport ? Winter 2007-2009)
// Applications //
Application Cycle One: 2008
Undergraduate college: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
Institution: Biochemistry and Biophysics
Area of Study: Other
Degree Obtained: B.S.
Total MCAT SCORE: 516
MCAT Section Scores:
Overall GPA: 3.75
Science GPA: 3.68
Summary of Application Experience
Yale is my top choice and I am currently wait-listed there.
I was accepted at NYMC, AECOM, and UConn. I am also currently wait-listed at Georgetown.
This was a grueling, stressful process that ruled my life for about a year. I very happy it's over, and I'm event more excited that I'll be starting class in August!!