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  • soundnin

  • Application cycles: 06/07/2011
  • Demographics: Male, 35, East Asian
  • Home state: Rhode Island
  • Last Active: 08/10/2012
  • Brief Profile: Biomedical engineering major

    ONLY APPLYING MD/PHD

    EC:

    1. Extensive research. A few rotations in undergrad (1 poster presentation and 2 pubs). Senior thesis (1 symposium talk and 1 pub). 4 year position after graduation (1 book chapter, first author, and 6 pubs, 1 first author). Some Nature, Cell, and/or their sister journals.
    2. Volunteering <100h when applying but continuing through application cycle.
    3. Physician shadowing ~30h across 2 specialties. Always looking to add to this.
    4. Hobbies and such
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/07/2011

    • Undergraduate college: Boston University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Engineering/Technology
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 472
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 118, C/P 118, CARS 118  
    • Overall GPA: 0.00
    • Science GPA: 0.00

    Summary of Application Experience

    SR = secondary received
    SS = secondary submitted
    C = complete (secondary received + LORs received)
    II = interview invite
    IA = interview attended
    WL = waitlisted
    A = accepted
    W = withdrew
    R = rejected

    TImeline:

    Primaries:
    08/19/2010 - Took MCAT ($235)
    05/24/2011 - Transcript 1 received by AMCAS ($6)
    06/03/2011 - Transcript 2 received by AMCAS
    06/08/2011 - AMCAS submitted and waiting to be processed ($886)
    06/16/2011 - AMCAS processed!
    Total damage = $1,127

    Secondaries:
    06/20/2011 - UPitt ($85), UMich ($85), and Cornell ($75) secondaries received
    06/24/2011 - UChicago ($75) secondary received
    06/25/2011 - Cornell secondary submitted
    06/27/2011 - Baylor ($100) secondary received, UPitt secondary submitted
    06/28/2011 - UMich secondary submitted
    06/30/2011 - Columbia ($85) and UCinn ($25) secondary received
    Damage this month = $530
    Total damage = $1657

    07/01/2011 - UVA ($80) secondary received
    07/05/2011 - AECOM ($120) and UWash ($0) secondary received, AECOM secondary submitted
    07/06/2011 - UIC ($70) and Emory ($100) secondary received, Baylor secondary submitted
    07/07/2011 - Stanford ($85) secondary received
    07/10/2011 - Columbia secondary submitted
    07/12/2011 - UMaryland ($80), UIowa ($60), and UWisconsin ($56) secondaries received
    07/13/2011 - UCinn secondary submitted
    07/15/2011 - Tufts ($105) and Mayo ($100) secondary received, UWash secondary submitted
    07/16/2011 - Mayo, Tufts secondary submitted
    07/18/2011 - NYU ($100) secondary received
    07/19/2011 - UVA, Emory secondaries submitted
    07/20/2011 - UIowa secondary submitted
    07/21/2011 - Stony Brook ($100) secondary received
    07/25/2011 - Vanderbilt ($0) secondary received
    Damage this month = $1056
    Total damage = $2713

    08/01/2011 - Indiana University ($50) interview invite, UWash rejection - first interview invite and rejection same day!
    08/02/2011 - UMaryland secondary submitted
    08/05/2011 - NYU secondary submitted
    08/09/2011 - UIC secondary submitted
    08/11/2011 - Cornell rejection
    08/12/2011 - Added 3 more schools ($99) - Drexel, Medical College of Wisconsin, and MUSC
    08/15/2011 - MCW secondary received ($70), MCW, Stony Brook, Vanderbilt secondaries submitted
    08/18/2011 - Stanford secondary submitted
    08/23/2011 - UWisconsin secondary submitted
    08/24/2011 - NYU rejection, UChicago secondary submitted
    Damage this month = $219
    Total damage = $2932

    09/06/2011 - submitted the MSP application for UIUC (they use the primary and secondary for UIC)
    09/07/2011 - Drexel secondary received and submitted ($100)
    09/08/2011 - UWisconsin rejection
    09/09/2011 - AECOM rejection
    09/10/2011 - Stanford rejection
    09/12/2011 - MUSC rejection, added 1 more school ($33) - Jefferson
    09/13/2011 - Jefferson secondary received and sent ($80)
    09/15/2011 - UChicago rejection
    09/16/2011 - UNC Chapel Hill rejection
    09/28/2011 - attended Indiana interview (~$500)
    Damage this month = $713
    Total damage = $3645

    10/13/2011 - UIC MSTP interview invite
    10/14/2011 - UMich rejection
    10/14/2011 - Stanford MD only rejection
    10/21/2011 - MCW rejection
    10/25/2011 - UMaryland rejection
    10/31/2011 - Tufts and Mayo interview invites
    Damage this month = $0
    Total damage = $3645

    11/01/2011 - Cornell MD only rejection, Vanderbilt rejection
    11/02/2011 - Stony Brook rejection
    11/10/2011 - UPitt rejection
    Damage this month = $0
    Total damage = $3645

    12/11/2011 - Drexel rejection
    12/28/2011 - UIowa rejection
    Damage this month = $0
    Total damage = $3645

    01/05/2012 - assuming silent rejection from Columbia
    01/09/2012 - attended UIC interview (~$100)
    01/17/2012 - Emory rejection, UIC ACCEPTANCE
    01/18/2012 - attended Tufts interview ($0)
    01/24/2012 - Baylor rejection
    01/26/2012 - UIUC MSP interview invite
    01/27/2012 - UWisconsin MD only rejection
    01/30/2012 - Stony Brook MD only rejection, withdrew from UIUC MSP
    Damage this month = $100
    Total damage = $3745

    02/03/2012 - attended Mayo interview ($0)
    02/05/2012 - UIowa MD only rejection (not sure when the date was, hadn\'t checked mail in 2-3 weeks)
    02/15/2012 - NYU MD only rejection
    02/18/2012 - attended IUSM 2nd visit (~$100)
    02/24/2012 - WL at IUSM
    02/27/2012 - UVA rejection
    02/29/2012 - WL at Mayo
    Damage this month = $100
    Total damage = $3845

    03/09/2012 - UCinn rejection
    03/20/2012 - Jefferson rejection
    03/28-31/2012 - UIC 2nd visit (~$150)
    Damage this month = $150
    Total damage = $3995

    04/15/2012 - deadline for UIC MSTP acceptance ($100)
    04/23/2012 - withdrew from IUSM WL
    04/29/2012 - withdrew from Mayo WL --- OFFICIALLY MATRICULATING AT UIC MSTP
    Damage this month = $100
    Total damage = $4095

    Applied, Rejected

    University of Washington
    University of North Carolina
    Medical University of South Carolina

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Cornell University
    University of Pittsburgh
    University of Michigan
    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University
    Baylor College
    University of Cincinnati
    Emory University
    University of Virginia
    Columbia University
    University of Maryland
    New York University
    University of Iowa
    Vanderbilt University
    Stanford University
    University of Wisconsin
    University of Chicago
    SUNY Stony Brook
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    Drexel University
    Jefferson Medical College

    Attended Interview

    Tufts University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    Indiana University

    Accepted off Waitlist

    Mayo Medical School

    Accepted

    University of Illinois

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