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  • User #1893

  • Application cycles: 2004
  • Demographics: Male, Caucasian
  • Home state: Illinois
  • Brief Profile: -Worked as an OR Retractor Holder
    -Volunteered and shadowed through campus Pre Med Society
    -Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity ~70 hours of community service per semester through different organizations like Habitat, Big Brothers, etc.
    -President of APO in the upcoming year
    -Trombone enthusiatist - Marching Band/Show Band/Concert Band
    -Phi Kappa Phi
    -Tri Beta Biological Honors Society - President
    -Presidential Ambassador
    -Independent Student Research - focuses on lead-reducing bacteria
    -Peer Instructing a Microbiology course
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2004

    • Undergraduate college: Southeast Missouri State University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 514
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 127, CARS 129  
    • Overall GPA: 3.96
    • Science GPA: 4.00

    Summary of Application Experience

    *Submitted AMCAS on 6/15/04
    *AMCAS verified on 6/22/04 (I recommend getting your transcripts in early, like May)
    *Received first secondary invite on 7/6/04 (MCW & Ohio State)
    *First interview invite - Vanderbilt (letter dated 7/27/04)
    *Received first post-interview decision-Waitlisted at Ohio State - 10/15/04
    *Received first acceptance - Saint Louis University - 11/3/04 - I AM GOING TO BE A DOCTOR!!!
    *Received first official rejection - Johns Hopkins University - 11/4/04 - It's nice to have an acceptance before the rejection
    *Ohio State, out of the middle of nowhere, decides to accept me from their alternate pool - 12/20/04
    *Wake Forest offers me a FULL TUITION SCHOLARSHIP!!!! (Holy Crap!) - 4/29/05
    *Today is the day. All the withdrawals are out and my application cycle is over. It was a rollar coaster ride but I have made my decision. I am attending Wake Forest University School of Medicine under the Graylyn Scholarship. Good luck to all those who are applying in the future. I wish you all the best! - 5/10/2005

    Applied, Withdrew

    University of Miami

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Dartmouth College
    New York University
    Northwestern University
    University of Michigan
    Loyola University Chicago

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Medical College of Wisconsin

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Johns Hopkins University

    Attended Interview, Withdrew

    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Drexel University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    Tulane University
    University of Chicago
    Vanderbilt University

    Accepted off Waitlist

    Ohio State University


    Wake Forest University
    University of Illinois
    Saint Louis University
    Southern Illinois University
    Rush Medical College

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