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  • SF Applicant

  • Application cycles: 08/31/2013
  • Demographics: Male, 36, Hispanic
  • Home state: California
  • Last Active: 06/21/2014
  • Brief Profile: No writing score for MCAT. Had to input a letter for the site.

    All science coursework was taken as a PB at a community college.
      EC:

    • Tutoring (~2 years)
    • Leadership (~2 years for Pre-SOMA)
    • Research + Posters+Publication (@top Med School and National Conferences)
    • Shadowing Multiple Specialties (FM/Pain/EM/etc.)
    • Clinical (~1.5 years) + Non-Clinical Volunteering (~8 months)
    • Medical Work Experience (~1 year Mental Health Clinic)
    • Life-long Hobbies+Foreign Languages (Italian/Spanish)
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 08/31/2013

    • Undergraduate college: University of California
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Psychology/Social Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 503
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 127, C/P 125, CARS 126  
    • Overall GPA: 3.20
    • Science GPA: 3.60

    Summary of Application Experience

    Also interviewed at Marian but was rejected post-interview. I truly question their feedback.

    What I found most surprising is how expensive the application process is, even when my apps were covered by the fee waiver and FAP helped with the MCAT. If you're a low income student such as myself, you will need to apply narrower and more strategically. I'm grateful my first choice accepted me (and were my second interview). Otherwise I'd only have money for 1 more interview. I will be using the left over money for deposits and don't know how i'll afford moving.

    Applied, Withdrew

    Lake Erie College - Bradenton
    Touro University - Harlem
    Philadelphia College - Atlanta
    Pacific Northwest University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    A.T. Still University - Mesa

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    New York College of New York Tech.
    Oklahoma State University
    Philadelphia College - Philadelphia
    Touro University - Mare Island

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Touro University - Henderson

    Accepted

    Western University of Health Sciences

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