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  • Northwesterly

  • Application cycles: 06/02/2011
  • Demographics: Male, 42, Caucasian
  • Home state: Oregon
  • Last Active: 11/30/2012
  • Brief Profile: - 400+ hours clinical volunteering (emergency department and urology)
    - assorted community volunteering
    - full time employment
    - part time post-bac student (4.0 GPA in pre-reqs)
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/02/2011

    • Undergraduate college: Yale University
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 519
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 127, C/P 129, CARS 132  
    • Overall GPA: 3.68
    • Science GPA: 3.96

    Summary of Application Experience

    Second (and, I hope final) try. I don\'t have as many family based restrictions this year, so I\'ll be applying to a more reasonable (read more than 3, and more than 1 outside of the top 10) number of schools this cycle.

    6/3/11: AMCAS submitted
    6/8/11: AMCAS processed
    6/30/11: Mayo LOR request
    7/7/11: UW auto-reject
    7/29/11: Mayo interview invite
    8/18/11: Case Western interview invite
    8/24/11: OHSU secondary receieved
    8/24/11: OHSU secondary submitted (Last secondary of the season!)
    9/8/11: Iowa interview invite
    9/12/11: Mayo interview attended
    9/16/11: University of Wisconsin rejection
    9/29/11: UCSF pre-secondary, post-appeal rejection
    10/03/11: Case Western interview attended
    10/17/11: OHSU interview invite!
    10/17/11: Mayo hold notice
    10/19/11: Case Western hold notice
    10/21/11: Iowa interview attended
    10/26/11: OHSU interview attended
    12/07/11: Temple interview invite
    12/13/11: OHSU hold status
    12/15/11: MCW interview invite
    1/5/12: Dartmouth interview invite
    1/17/12: Vermont interview invite
    1/19/12: Temple interview attended
    1/20/12: MCW interview attended
    1/24/12: Iowa (first!) acceptance
    1/25/12: Penn rejection
    1/26/12: Mayo rejection
    1/27/12: MCW acceptance
    2/2/12: Stanford rejection
    2/6/12: Temple waitlist
    2/28/12: Dartmouth interview attended
    3/1/12: Vermont interview attended
    3/9/12: Vermont waitlist status
    3/13/12: Yale rejection
    3/26/12: Dartmouth waitlist status
    4/13/12: Jefferson rejection (obvious after nine months at \"decision pending\" but glad to get an email)
    4/16/12: Case waitlist
    4/??/12: Drexel rejection
    5/10/12: OHSU Waitlist
    5/11/12: Case acceptance
    5/16/12: OHSU acceptance!
    5/17/12: Withdrew from waitlists, remaining acceptances. It\'s over! Hurray! (Now for the hard part.)

    Applied, Rejected

    University of California, San Francisco

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Drexel University
    Stanford University
    University of Wisconsin
    University of Pennsylvania
    Yale University
    Jefferson Medical College

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Mayo Medical School

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    University of Vermont
    Dartmouth College
    Temple University

    Accepted off Waitlist

    Oregon Health & Science University
    Case Western Reserve University

    Accepted

    University of Iowa
    Medical College of Wisconsin

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