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  • Application cycles: 07/27/2010
  • Demographics: Male, 37, Caucasian
  • Home state: California
  • Brief Profile: Here is a little bit about me:
    - couple hospital volunteer positions (100+ hours each) and research for over a year
    - GPA close to a 4.0, MCAT of 37 (transferred from a community college though)

    I think I have a couple things working against me even though I have decent stats, which is my EC activities are kind of meager and I spent a long time at my JC where I took my prereqs at too). Was hoping life experience (dealt with serious illness) would help and is the reason I was at my JC so long, but I dunno. I should have probably used the disadvantaged section to mention that more clearly, but at the time felt like it would be making excuses and also thought I touched on it a little in my PS, so decided not to. Will probably update this with more detailed info after cycle over. Good luck to everyone else!
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 07/27/2010

    • Undergraduate college: One of the UCs
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 472
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 118, C/P 118, CARS 118  
    • Overall GPA: 1.00
    • Science GPA: 1.00

    Summary of Application Experience

    Been pretty stressful, but visiting all these places for interviews has been fun too. Wish I wasn\'t on hold for interviews at so many places, but I guess its better than a rejection..


    Oregon Health & Science University

    Applied, Withdrew

    Georgetown University
    George Washington University
    Boston University

    Application Complete

    Johns Hopkins University
    Columbia University
    New York Medical College
    University of Southern California
    University of California, Davis
    Cornell University
    Washington University in St. Louis
    University of California, Los Angeles
    Stanford University
    University of California, San Diego
    University of California, Irvine
    Harvard University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Mayo Medical School
    University of California, San Francisco

    Attended Interview

    Northwestern University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    University of Vermont
    University of Pittsburgh

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