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  • Alwaysbehopeful

  • Application cycles: 08/03/2009
  • Demographics: Female, 35, East Asian
  • Home state: California
  • Last Active: 12/27/2009
  • Brief Profile: Research:

    1 year of paid toxin (Ricin) research at the USDA

    Volunteering:

    1 year of Surgery Observation program ~60 hours
    ED Program Lead Volunteer ~ 720 hours
    Co-Found and Program Manager of 2 volunteering programs at local hospital ~1000 hours
    Children Hospital ED Volunteer/Trainer ~ 40 hours
    Camp Krem (camp for kids with disabilities) ~ 350 hours

    Employment:

    Center for Health Career Development
    Black Lightning Science Note Writer
    Organic Chemistry Undergraduate Student Instructor

    Presentations/Posters:

    Biomedical Research Workshop Organizer and Presenter

    EC\'s:

    Classical Piano since 6th grade
    Classical Clarinet since 4th grade
    Private piano and clarinet teach since high school

    Other EC not on application:

    Avid snowboarder and surfer
    Swimming
    Volleyball
    Freestyle figure skating
    Amateur Chief
    Video games - did NOT put this on my app, although I used to judge video game competitions
    Foster kittens for SPCA
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 08/03/2009

    • Undergraduate college: University of California Berkeley
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 507
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 127, C/P 129, CARS 123  
    • Overall GPA: 3.55
    • Science GPA: 3.38

    Summary of Application Experience

    Just getting geared up for January interviews! Wish me luck!

    Applied

    University of California, Irvine
    University of California, San Diego

    Applied, Rejected

    University of California, Los Angeles
    University of California, San Francisco
    West Virginia University
    Indiana University
    University of California, Davis

    Applied, Withdrew

    University of Missouri, Columbia
    Loma Linda University
    Florida International University
    The Commonwealth Medical College
    University of Central Florida

    Application Complete

    University of Toledo
    University of Illinois
    University of Southern California
    New York Medical College
    Drexel University
    Temple University
    Saint Louis University
    Howard University
    Creighton University
    Tufts University
    Pennsylvania State University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    University of Pittsburgh
    Tulane University
    Albany Medical College
    Jefferson Medical College
    George Washington University
    SUNY Downstate

    Invited for Interview

    Wayne State University
    Meharry Medical College

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