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  • BanditTheHusky

  • Application cycles: 2009
  • Demographics: Male, 34, Hispanic
  • Home state: Georgia
  • Last Active: 08/24/2011
  • Brief Profile: I did well on the MCAT the first and only time I took it and my GPA is around 3.7.

    top 20 undergrad (according to US News)

    My E.C.\'s:
    Started a sustainable tailor shop in Mali, Africa.
    500+ hours of volunteer work (both medical and non-medical)
    Shadowing experiences
    Volunteered at a military clinic
    Accepted into my school\'s scholarly research program.
    1 year of research in the Laboratory of Comparative Primate Cognition at Yerkes Primate Center (I got to come up with my own research project and presented two posters: one at my school and one at an international conference)
    Currently doing research in the Laboratory of Reproductive Ecology at Emory University.
    President of a volunteer organization
    Vice President of my school\'s global health organization
    Human Physiology TA
    Chemistry tutor
    Freshmen advisor and mentor
    Worked as an insurance file clerk.

  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2009

    • Undergraduate college: Emory University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 472
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 118, C/P 118, CARS 118  
    • Overall GPA: 1.00
    • Science GPA: 1.00

    Summary of Application Experience

    7/10 AMCAS verified
    8/11 Interview invite from Pitt
    8/18 Interview from Case Western
    8/22 Interview invite from Vanderbilt finally came in. Letter was dated 8/14. Words of advice: Don\'t suddenly move during the cycle when you know some schools use snail mail.
    8/26 Finished my last secondary...Vandy secondary to be exact
    8/28 Baylor invite
    8/31 Drexel invite
    9/2 Cornell invite
    9/7 Attended Vandy interview
    9/9 Emory invite
    9/15 Attended Cornell interview
    9/18 Tufts invite
    9/21 MCG invite
    9/22 Attended Drexel interview
    9/25 Attended Baylor interview
    9/28 Boston U invite
    10/5 Attended Emory interview
    10/7 Attended Pitt interview
    10/21 Attended MCG interview
    10/26 Attended Case Western interview
    11/4 Case Western acceptance!!!
    11/21 MCG acceptance by phone call!
    12/15 University of Maryland invite
    1/2 Drexel acceptance

    Applied, Rejected

    University of Washington

    Applied, Withdrew

    Loyola University Chicago

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Dartmouth College
    George Washington University
    Georgetown University
    Tulane University
    Wake Forest University
    University of California, Los Angeles

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Mercer University

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Tufts University
    Boston University

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Cornell University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    Emory University
    University of Pittsburgh
    Baylor College
    Vanderbilt University

    Accepted

    University of Maryland
    Medical College of Georgia
    Case Western Reserve University
    Drexel University

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