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  • Application cycles: 2010
  • Demographics: Female, 34
  • Home state: Michigan
  • Last Active: 10/06/2011
  • Brief Profile: MCAT: 40+
    GPA: 3.9+
    Biochemistry major, Gender & Health minor

    Since the app cycle is over, I\'m posting some additional info up in hopes that it will be helpful to future applicants, especially fellow UMich students. Feel free to leave a comment if you have any questions.

    Activities in brief:
    - chemistry research (2 yrs)
    - summer internship at research hospital
    - physics study group leader
    - Red Cross volunteer, with leadership
    - hospice volunteer, with leadership
    - rehabilitation center volunteer, with leadership
    - autism research related work-study
    - some shadowing
    - various non-clinical volunteering
    - various honors/awards
    - ECs related to hobby (drawing/painting classes; cartooning for school paper; etc.)
    - non-clinical job (waitressing)

    Rec letters:
    - science letter 1: chem research PI (also took an adv inorganic chem class with him)
    - science letter 2: chem professor (probably my weakest of the four letters; department chair)
    - non-science letter 1: womens studies professor (taught two of the classes for my minor; affiliated with the UMMS ob/gyn department; specifically wrote about my minor and my understanding of the health care system, health care disparities, etc.)
    - non-science letter 2: summer research PI (several of my interviewers told me that this letter was very strong)

    Best of luck!
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2010

    • Undergraduate college: University of Michigan
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 523
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 130, CARS 132  
    • Overall GPA: 3.90
    • Science GPA: 3.90

    Applied, Withdrew

    Duke University

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Vanderbilt University
    University of Wisconsin
    University of Cincinnati
    New York University

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    University of Pittsburgh

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    Columbia University
    Cleveland Clinic Medical School

    Accepted off Waitlist

    Yale University


    Washington University in St. Louis
    University of Virginia
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    University of Michigan
    Wayne State University
    University of Chicago
    Case Western Reserve University
    Northwestern University

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