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  • Narmerguy

  • Application cycles: 2013
  • Demographics: Male, 33, African
  • Home state: California
  • Last Active: 05/10/2015
  • Brief Profile: I'm African American

    I have nothing to hide so I'm making this fairly transparent. If this is useful for you, please pay it forward by creating your own MD Apps page and making it detailed and useful for others. I'm happy to answer any questions.
    Graduated Undergrad in 2012 with a BS.
    Science Masters in 2013
    Work & Activities: The exact 15 I submitted (* most significant)

    1) Miscellaneous Volunteering (a grab bag of activities, includes some leadership), ~200 hours

    2) Recreational Sports (grab bag, includes weightlifting, basketball, squash, etc),

    3) Miscellaneous Academic Awards and Honors (a grab bag of awards, including a few prestigious ones)

    4) *Main undergraduate research and honor's thesis (3.5 years, included two summers of full time work),

    5) Volunteer work at a local shelter, includes some leadership (1 year),

    6) *Club Sport, includes leadership (3.5 years, intercollegiate league, includes some sports-related awards)

    7) Clinical Volunteering (all over the course of one summer/fall) ~60 hours

    8) Research Awards and Grants

    9) Community-based volunteer work (2 years, 30 hrs)

    10) Poster & Oral Presentations (includes school, national, and international)

    11) *Independent Service Project (1 summer with prep beginning ~a year beforehand)

    12) Public Speaking Experiences

    13) Summer Research Experience (1 summer)

    14) Miscellaneous Activities (related to postgraduate experience, includes leadership) ~150 hrs

    15) Graduate Research (related to Masters degree)
    Letters: Up to 6 (depending on school), 4 Science, 2 nonscience. Did not use school's committee letter (will probably end up biting me)
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2013

    • Undergraduate Area of study: Physical Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 526
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 132, C/P 132, CARS 132  
    • Overall GPA: 3.90
    • Science GPA: 3.91

    Summary of Application Experience

    Ah, I agonized over this enough--Stanford Class of 2018!!!

    ...or 2019.

    If you have any questions, feel free to ask.

    Applied, Withdrew

    Wake Forest University

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Boston University
    Vanderbilt University
    University of California, San Francisco

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    University of Pennsylvania


    Duke University
    Yale University
    University of Chicago
    Columbia University
    New York University
    Harvard University
    Johns Hopkins University
    Stanford University
    Northwestern University

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