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  • Sarah

  • Application cycles: 06/10/2010
  • Demographics: Female, 34, Caucasian
  • Home state: Michigan
  • Last Active: 02/23/2012
  • Brief Profile: Reapplicant

    Undergraduate GPA: 3.05
    Graduate GPA: 3.90

    AACOMAS: (verified 6/25, re-verified 6/31)
    Undergraduate cGPA: 3.05
    Undergraduate sGPA: 3.01
    Graduate cGPA: 3.90
    Graduate sGPA: 3.93
    Total cGPA: 3.14
    Total sGPA: 3.19

    AMCAS: (verified 6/22)
    Undergraduate cGPA: 3.05
    Undergraduate sGPA: 2.96
    Graduate cGPA: 3.90
    Graduate sGPA: 3.93

    Extracurricular activities:
    -Hospice volunteer
    -Pharmacy volunteer at free clinic
    -Prostate cancer research (300+ hrs.) (abstract accepted for poster presentation at conference this fall)
    -Psychiatry extern (240 hrs.)
    -Surgical mission trip (50 hrs.)
    -Shadowing (50+ hrs.)
    -Founding president of local sorority
    -Princeton Review instructor
    -Princeton Review development consultant (published)
    -Freelance web designer
    -Marketing intern
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/10/2010

    • Undergraduate college: The University of Michigan
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Institution: Wayne State University
    • Area of Study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Degree Obtained: Masters in Basic Medical Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 511
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 125, C/P 128, CARS 129  
    • Overall GPA: 3.14
    • Science GPA: 3.19

    Summary of Application Experience

    Well, I guess I am living breathing proof that it can be done if you want it bad enough. In retrospect I applied to too many schools - I was paranoid after being told so many times on SDN that graduate work doesn\'t matter. So my advice (to reapplicants especially) is to talk to actual admissions advisors at the schools you are really interested in, don\'t believe half of you read on SDN, and work your butt off to prove that you deserve an acceptance.

    Feel free to ask me any questions!

    Applied, Withdrew

    University of South Carolina
    Michigan State University (DO)
    Johns Hopkins University

    Application Complete

    University of Illinois

    Application Complete, Rejected

    George Washington University
    Tulane University
    The Commonwealth Medical College
    Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Rosalind Franklin University
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Georgetown University
    University of Chicago

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    SUNY Buffalo
    Jefferson Medical College
    Temple University
    New York College of New York Tech.
    Western University of Health Sciences
    Philadelphia College - Philadelphia
    New York Medical College
    Loyola University Chicago
    Rush Medical College
    Edward Via Virginia College
    Drexel University
    Oakland University
    Philadelphia College - Atlanta

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Lake Erie College - Erie
    University of New England
    Nova Southeastern University
    Touro University - Mare Island
    Touro University - Harlem
    A.T. Still University - Kirksville
    Touro University - Henderson

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    Albany Medical College

    Accepted

    Lake Erie College - Bradenton
    Chicago College of Mid. University
    Rocky Vista University
    Arizona College of Mid. University
    Wayne State University
    Michigan State University

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