New immigrant, 3 years undergrad in my home country, took 3 more years of undergrad in US, got my BS in Biochem.
Volunteer: Hospital nursing unit, 6 months, 4h/week; Blood center (in my home country), ~200h Shadowing: Pediatrician 18h; Plastic surgeon 12h Research: 1 year in home country, basic lab stuff; 1.5 year in US, continuing, writting paper for publication Scholorship: some in home country, one in US Leadership: Associate Head of some student organization (in my home country)
// Applications //
Application Cycle One: 09/08/2009
Undergraduate college: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
Total MCAT SCORE: 517
MCAT Section Scores:
Overall GPA: 3.98
Science GPA: 4.00
Summary of Application Experience
07/30/09 Took MCAT 08/11/09 Transcript revceived 09/01/09 Finished PS first draft 09/01/09 Got MCAT scores, not happy with VR 09/09/09 AMCAS submitted 09/29/09 AMCAS verified 10/01/09 UIA-Carver 2nd invited 10/09/09 Wake Forest 2nd invited (email on 7:56AM) 10/12/09 UIA-Carver 2nd submitted online 10/12/09 UIA-Carver additional documentation submitted via priority mail 10/12/09 Wake Forest 2nd submitted online (morning 12:27am) 10/12/09 Wake Forest Signature Page and Fee priority mailed 10/13/09 UMN-TC 2nd invited 10/15/09 UMN-TC 2nd submitted 10/20/09 UIA-Carver 2nd completion email received 10/20/09 UIA-Carver interview invite!! (2 hours after marked completed) 10/23/09 UMN-TC 2nd complete 10/23/09 Loyola 2nd Invite 10/29/09 Loyola 2nd submitted via priority mail 11/02/09 Wake Forest 2nd complete notice via email 11/13/09 UIA-Carver interviewed. Great school, low stress, great experience 11/19/09 UMN-TC interview invite!!!! so exited 12/10/09 UMN-TC interviewed. Love the school!! 01/19/10 UIA-Carver accepted!!! First acceptance!! I\'m going to be a doctor!!! 02/17/10 Wake Forest rejected via email. Oh well, at least I saved the trip to NC. 02/19/10 UMN-TC accepted!!! Yahhhh!!! Goals fulfilled, finally done with the application cycle.
Summary of Experience:
SI: 10/01/09; SS: online and mail 10/12/09; SC: 10/20/09; II: 10/20/09; I:11/13/09. \"First Interview!! interview invited 2 hours after 2nd marked completed...super speedy...\" A: 01/19/10; I\'m going to be a doctor!!!