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  • User #18018

  • Application cycles: 08/30/2009
  • Demographics: Female, 34, South Asian
  • Home state: New York
  • Last Active: 04/08/2010
  • Brief Profile: Double major, finishing in 3 year, (God Willing)
    Biology (BS) and Political Science (BA)

    so on my app i included the following:
    -Piano and Photography Hobby
    -Lab at SUNY Downstate from grade 11-12, got my name in a publication
    -On the exec board of three campus clubs
    -Completed week long, intensive Diabetes workshop at the CUNY Grad Center
    -Founder of Diabetes Awareness Club on campus, conducted/co-sponsored many events
    -Candy Striper
    -Started working in a lab recently (8/1/09)
    -Volunteer at local family clinic
    -Judge at regional high school debate tournaments
    -Work study job at the Brooklyn College Women\'s Center.
    -Assistant Outreach manager for Prospect Lefferts Farm food co-op
    -Academic Associate at Kings County Hospital/SUNY Downstate Medical Center Emergency Department
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 08/30/2009

    • Undergraduate college: CUNY Brooklyn
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 498
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 124, C/P 127, CARS 122  
    • Overall GPA: 3.26
    • Science GPA: 2.99

    Summary of Application Experience

    update: 7.30.09
    praying that today\'s MCAT went well. i need a 35 to beat the odds against my poor gpa. shouldn\'t have been overambitious.

    update: 11.10.09
    put applications on hold for the secondaries i sent so far. apparently one of my rec letters wasn\'t sent out with the rest of the packet. freaking out!

    update: 1/3/10
    dropping the poli sci major. its gonna be my minor now. i wanna give myselfa break before med school. i will go to med school no matter what. even if it means the Caribbean. cuz SGU and Ross are pretty respectable. got 7 rejections so far, missed 2 deadlines, 1 more (miami miller) secondary to go., and 14 more US schools to hear from. im still lookin up, world!


    University of Miami

    Applied, Rejected

    University of California, Davis
    Vanderbilt University

    Applied, Withdrew

    Florida State University
    University of Maryland

    Application Complete

    University of South Florida
    UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson
    SUNY Stony Brook
    Temple University
    Tufts University
    New York University
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Medical University of South Carolina
    Dartmouth College
    Albany Medical College
    Columbia University
    University of Chicago
    New York Medical College
    Yale University
    University of Central Florida

    Application Complete, Rejected

    University of Rochester
    SUNY Upstate
    Cornell University
    SUNY Buffalo
    SUNY Downstate

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