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  • ericflem4286

  • Application cycles: 06/30/2010
  • Demographics: Male, 38, Caucasian
  • Home state: Kentucky
  • Last Active: 01/10/2011
  • Brief Profile: - Christian
    - Married
    - BS in Chemical Engineering (2008)
    - AS (2006)
    - Work as a chemical process engineer from 2008-2009
    - Licensed KY EMT and also a Nationally Registered EMT (2010)
    - 50 hrs shadowing a pediatrician
    - >100 hrs of volunteer work in the ER (2009-2010)
    - Served as Treasurer and President in student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers - many community service events and leadership opportunities
    - Tutor (2006-2007)
    - Selected as a Rural Community Health Scholar for 2010 - 35 hours of shadowing of various specialties (pulmonology, radiology, emergency medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine/pediatrics, orthopedics), 32 hours of clinical time helping with free community health screenings, 14 hours of community service helping at health \"camps\" and health fairs.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/30/2010

    • Undergraduate college: University of Kentucky
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Engineering/Technology
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 509
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 129, C/P 127, CARS 126  
    • Overall GPA: 3.76
    • Science GPA: 3.76

    Summary of Application Experience

    6/28/10 - I have gone though many revisions of my personal statement. I finally have it where I want it. I got my MCAT scores back last week (PS - 9, VR - 8, BS - 9, 26R), I am not happy with them, so I will retake on 8/13/10. I have got all of my letters of recommendation in with the exception of my committee letter. I submitted my application for my committee letter tonight. All of my transcripts have been received by AMCAS. I plan to submit my application in the next day or two.

    7/1/10 - Submitted my AMCAS application. It has been moved to \"Ready for Review\" status.

    7/2/10 - Received George Washington University Secondary

    7/5/10 - I added a few schools and then resubmitted my application. Schools added: Oakland, EVMS, South Carolina, MC Wisconsin, and Colorado.

    7/6/10 - Received Marshall University secondary

    7/20/10 - Received UK secondary

    7/22/10 - Received Arkansas secondary. MY APPLICATION IS VERIFIED!!!

    7/23/10 - Received secondaries from: MC Wisconsin, Rush, Saint Louis, and Kansas. Submitted secondaries for: MC Wisconsin and Saint Louis.

    7/24/10 - Mailed in secondaries from Arkansas and George Washington.

    7/26/10 - Submitted secondary for UK. Received secondaries from: Illinois, Tulane, and Creighton

    7/27/10 - Received and submitted secondary for Medical University of South Carolina. Received pre-screen for a secondary from Missouri since I am out of state. Put on hold for West Virginia until I receive my MCAT scores.

    7/28/10 - Received Virginia Commonwealth secondary. Put on hold by Louisville until I receive my MCAT scores.

    7/31/10 - Submitted Virginia Commonwealth secondary.

    8/1/10 - Submitted Creighton secondary.

    8/2/10 - Received and submitted South Carolina secondary.

    8/3/10 - All letters of recommendation have finally been submitted to AMCAS.

    8/4/10 - Submitted Illinois secondary. Received EVMS secondary, they encouraged me to go ahead and submit my application, but I will be on hold while waiting on MCAT scores.

    8/5/10 - Received Colorado secondary.

    8/6/10 - Received Oakland secondary.

    8/8/10 - Received my first rejection today, knew it was coming sooner or later. I was hoping schools would wait to see my second MCAT scores. Rejected by University of Missouri-Columbia.

    8/13/10 - Retook the MCAT today, hoping for better results. Now the wait begins. Romans 8:28.

    8/17/10 - Submitted Colorado secondary.

    8/20/10 - Received Alabama secondary. Received interview invite from the University of Kentucky for the Rural Physician Leadership Program (RPLP).

    8/21/10 - Submitted Tulane and Rush secondaries. Completed EVMS secondary will mail on 8/23/10.

    9/14/10 - Received MCAT score (PS - 10, VR - 9, BS - 11, 30Q). Hopefully with improved scores, I will receive more interviews.

    9/20/10 - Submitted Marshall University secondary.

    9/21/10 - Received West Virginia secondary.

    9/24/10 - Received University of Louisville secondary.

    9/25/10 - Submitted University of Louisville secondary.

    9/29/10 - Small-pooled for MC Wisconsin. I have also been small-pooled for Virginia Commonwealth, but do not remember the date.

    10/1/10 - Interview invite from the University of Louisville. Received Trover application (Louisville Rural Campus).

    10/3/10 - Submitted WVU application. Submitted Trover application.

    10/4/10 - Withdrew from Alabama.

    10/11/10 - University of Louisville Trover Campus interview invite for 10/26.

    10/14/10 - Withdrew from Oakland and Kansas.

    10/18 and 10/19 - Attended interview at Morehead and Lexington for the UK RPLP. Should find out something next Friday.

    10/22 - Rejected by George Washington

    10/26 - Attended interview at Trover Campus (Louisville Rural Program)


    10/29 - Rejected by Tulane. Withdrew from MC Arkansas, Creighton, MUSC, Rush, Saint Louis University, Illinois, VCU, West Virginia, EVMS, South Carolina, and Colorado.

    11/9 - Withdrew from Marshall.


    1/10 - I will be going to the University of Kentucky and participating in their Rural Physician Leadership Program.

    Applied, Rejected

    University of Missouri, Columbia

    Applied, Withdrew

    University of Alabama
    University of Kansas
    Oakland University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    George Washington University
    Tulane University

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Saint Louis University
    University of Arkansas
    Medical University of South Carolina
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Creighton University
    Rush Medical College
    Marshall University
    West Virginia University
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    University of South Carolina
    University of Illinois
    University of Colorado
    Eastern Virginia Medical School


    University of Kentucky
    University of Louisville

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