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  • EpicBearMan

  • Application cycles: 06/10/2010
  • Demographics: Male, 34, Caucasian
  • Home state: Missouri
  • Last Active: 06/26/2011
  • Brief Profile: I had no significant EC activities during freshman and sophomore year of college. My life basically involved studying and having fun with my friends. I started during the summer after sophomore year, and all of my activities were done in a period of about 14 months.

    Volunteering - Palliative care and Med / Surg
    Tutoring - Organic / Physiology / Physics
    Shadowing - IM / FM / Neurosurgery
    2 non-national merit scholarships
    Dean\'s list
    VP of a small club on campus
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/10/2010

    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 520
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 132, C/P 130, CARS 126  
    • Overall GPA: 4.00
    • Science GPA: 4.00

    Summary of Application Experience

    AMCAS submitted

    Secondaries submitted

    More secondaries submited
    OSU Interview invite (no letters of recommendation sent yet)

    OSU Interview attended (still no committee letter...)
    School pre-medical committee evaluation letter finally received / sent. (very end of September)
    Applications finally start becoming complete.

    Case secondary submitted
    University of Virginia interview invite
    University of Pittsburgh interview invite
    OSU rejection

    Case interview invite
    University of Missouri interview invite
    University of Virginia interview attended
    University of Pittsburgh interview attended
    University of Virginia waitlist

    University of Missouri interview attended

    Case interview attended
    Pitt waitlist
    Albany interview invite

    Albany interview attended
    University of Vermont interview invite
    MCW interview invite
    University of Missouri waitlist

    MCW interview attended
    Vermont interview attended
    MCW waitlist
    Vermont waitlist
    Case waitlist

    Pitt acceptance! (April 5)
    Albany acceptance! (April 21)

    Mizzou acceptance! (May 2)

    Roughly $5000 spent on application process between AMCAS, secondaries, suit, and travel. I received my first acceptance in April, at which point I was sitting on 6 waitlists. The stress involved with waiting this long was awful, but I pushed through it all by lifting weights and maintaining my social life. Don\'t let waitlists put your life on hold.

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Jefferson Medical College
    Mayo Medical School
    Temple University
    Saint Louis University
    University of Cincinnati
    University of Rochester
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Tulane University

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Ohio State University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    Case Western Reserve University
    University of Virginia

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    Medical College of Wisconsin
    University of Vermont

    Accepted off Waitlist

    University of Missouri, Columbia
    University of Pittsburgh


    Albany Medical College

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