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  • User #18183

  • Application cycles: 07/31/2011
  • Demographics: Female, 36, Caucasian
  • Home state: Unknown
  • Last Active: 05/23/2012
  • Brief Profile: Activities from my primary:
    1. Hobbies
    2. Artistic endeavor (painting)
    3. Part-time employment history (consistently had 2 jobs throughout college)
    4. Volunteer for animal advocacy group (4+ years)
    5. Undergrad TA for physics (1 semester)
    6. Christian student group/bible study (3 years)
    7. Biology related volunteer group (2 years, leadership)
    8. Research (2+ years, part-time during 1.5 years of school, full-time since graduation; didn\'t get pubs until May after application cycle was over but still :D! , various posters though)
    9. Physician Shadowing (60 hours, FP, OBGYN, sugery)
    10. Hospital volunteer (1.5 years, >100 hours)
    11. Undergrad research conference
    12. Oversea volunteer trip (not a medical mission, leadership role)
    13. Awards&Recognitions
    14. Tutor at the county library for new-Americans
    15. National conference participation
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 07/31/2011

    • Undergraduate college: Large University in the MidWest
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 523
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 131, C/P 130, CARS 130  
    • Overall GPA: 3.95
    • Science GPA: 3.95

    Summary of Application Experience

    AMCAS Verified: Early September

    I wish I would not have applied to so many schools. I was feeling really insecure with my applications as a reapplicant and felt pressure to add more and more schools to increase my odds.

    Also, after receiving the UMich acceptance fairly early on, I should have withdrew from a couple schools that I was less than excited about compared to UMich. I mean, if you\'re feeling on the fence about a given school, of course, attend the interview, but I should have trusted my impressions and saved the money.

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Mayo Medical School
    Yale University
    Columbia University

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Cleveland Clinic Medical School
    Rosalind Franklin University
    Case Western Reserve University

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Harvard University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    University of Wisconsin

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    Stanford University
    University of Pennsylvania
    University of Pittsburgh
    Northwestern University
    University of Chicago

    Accepted off Waitlist

    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities


    Washington University in St. Louis
    Johns Hopkins University
    University of Michigan

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