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  • DrEspy

  • Application cycles: 07/15/2010
  • Demographics: Female, 35, Caucasian
  • Home state: North Carolina
  • Last Active: 03/03/2013

// Applications //

Application Cycle One: 07/15/2010

  • Undergraduate college: Top 5 School
  • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
  • Total MCAT SCORE: 516
  • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 128, CARS 129  
  • Overall GPA: 0.00
  • Science GPA: 0.00

Summary of Application Experience

I\'m proof that you can fail a med school pre-req and still get accepted to an MSTP. (And proof that you can fail a med school pre-req and never have someone ask about it during an interview, apparently.)


gpa comments: strong upward trend in gpa. ~3.7 for last two years; two graduate courses with 4.0

college:
- 4 years (1000 hours) volunteer EMT-B
- 4 years campus health outreach club (officer for 3 years, President for 1)
- 3 years campus peer support hotline
- 6 musical theatre productions, 4 plays, 2 productions as playwright; theatre award from college
- 3 seasons of campus radio show
- 2 summers teaching computer science overseas plus travel in the middle east
- 2 short term research experiences in college
- 1 summer working fulltime as an EMT
- 1.5 years volunteering with affordable housing organization, including 2 spring break trips

after college:
- 2 years of research after graduation; one paper published (not 1st author) & another one in the works (1st author); one poster presentation (given by me) at big national conference, another poster presentation of my work given by my mentor at a keystone symposium
- take one graduate-level course per semester, not toward degree
- participation in large athletic fundraiser for a medical condition
- various hobbies/athletic endeavors...

(note on secondaries: anything without a date was submitted prior to 9/18/10)

LOEs submitted to AMCAS on 09/29/10.

Applied, Rejected

University of California, San Francisco

Application Complete, Rejected

Tufts University
Harvard University
Emory University
Johns Hopkins University
Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University
University of Pennsylvania
Dartmouth College
Stanford University
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Washington
Boston University
Vanderbilt University
University of California, San Diego

Application Complete, Withdrew

East Carolina University

Attended Interview, Rejected

University of North Carolina

Attended Interview, Withdrew

Wake Forest University
University of Virginia

Accepted

University of Colorado

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