Double majored in science and something artsy. I had some clinical volunteering but not much, zero non-clinical volunteering. I did have an international health experience. I had some research, decent ECs, and decent leadership experiences. Nothing too out of the ordinary.
// Applications //
Application Cycle One: 06/09/2011
Undergraduate college: Small LIberal Arts College
Total MCAT SCORE: 522
MCAT Section Scores:
Overall GPA: 3.85
Science GPA: 3.80
Summary of Application Experience
6/11/11: Submit primary while boarding my plane from Heathrow to Dar es Salaam, garner odd stares.
7/20/11: Submit Davis secondary an hour before it is due, immediately go about making the most of my Tanzania experience.
8/4/11: Receive rejection from UChicago, while still in Tanzania. Emotional ambivalence prevails.
8/10/11: Return from Tanzania, and briefly have a FUCKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK moment as I realize how tardy my applications are.
8/14/11: Receive an interview invite from Davis! Elation!
8/14/11: Motivation stemming from Davis invite sparks a period of intense application-writing that results in submission of roughly third of secondaries over the next week and a half.
9/01/11: Motivation from realizing, \"jesus, it\'s September!\" sparks the submission of another third to a half of secondaries.
9/23/11: Boston rejection. Boston, if you have really relegated yourself to mediocrity by rejecting high-scoring candidates, you are truly an odd specimen. Damn you.
9/24/11: Receive WashU interview invite/feel slightly - but just slightly - dirty (see my description for WashU above).
9/30/11: Davis interview: fantastic people, genuine mission of outstanding patient care and community service, well-run and thought-out interview agenda. Loved it.
10/09/11: Motivation from realizing, \"jesus, it\'s October!\" results in final submission of remaining secondaries... excepting Loma Linda of course. You, my little safety you, will have wait until my Davis decision.
10/17/11: UCSF rejection. Low expectations have a way of tempering disappointment.
Rosalind Franklin University
Applying for combined PhD/MSTP? No
Secondary Completed: No
Interview Invite: No
Interview Attended: No
Summary of Experience:
Ah, by virtue of being the one school that I may have chosen Loma Linda over, I bid thee adieu.
Summary of Experience:
Oh that dastardly wretch Cornell appears to have shorn herself of my love! But I am certain that you, Georgetown University School of Medicine, my bewitching Beatrice, my delightful darling, my winsome woman, will find my earnest entreaties enticing and grant me an audience in this interview season. Then, you will be forever assured that my affection is real and immutable, and will clasp me securely in your incomparable bosom. Outstanding social and political consciousness to my left, and commitment to primary care on the right - oh, what sweet ambrosia is this?