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  • mcm628

  • Application cycles: 05/31/2010
  • Demographics: Male, 35, Caucasian
  • Home state: Arizona
  • Last Active: 07/02/2011
  • Brief Profile: Abbreviated Brag List:

    Phi Beta Kappa
    Kappa Gamma Pi (national catholic college service/leadership award)
    Summa Cum Laude
    Outstanding Senior Chemistry Award at USD (highest department honor)
    Currently Employed at illumina Inc. BUY SOME STOCK :)
    Mayo Clinic Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (2 years: 2007 & 2008)
    3 Full Years of Organometalic Research at USD with several ACS regional and national poster presentations
    Research Associate at Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) between changing schools.
    Founder and Captain of the USD Triathlon Team and current member of the TriScottsdale Team in AZ--two races/year
    Shadowed an Intervientional Cardiologist for many hours
    Shadowed an Urgent Care Doctor for many hours
    Shadowed an Orthopeadic Surgeon for many hours
    Shadowed/Volunteered/Made house calls with a Hospice/Palliative Medicine Doctor for many hours
    Best Buddies International Mentor/Volunteer since 2007
    Photographer for School newspaper, published in 8 issues

    + Some other stuff, but above is most significant
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 05/31/2010

    • Undergraduate college: University of San Diego / Northwestern University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 509
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 129, CARS 122  
    • Overall GPA: 3.96
    • Science GPA: 3.90

    Summary of Application Experience

    Worked out this time. I have struggled with a learning disability my whole life which really stuck out on my MCAT score. My application had a letter from my neuropsychologist explaining my odd situation of high IQ and ability to succeed in Med School despite my low MCAT section. I am glad that some schools were able to give me a shot.

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Creighton University
    Florida International University
    George Washington University
    Georgetown University
    Loyola University Chicago
    Loma Linda University
    Mayo Medical School
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    New York Medical College
    Saint Louis University
    Tulane University
    University of Miami
    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    Yale University

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Albany Medical College

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    University of Arizona - Phoenix

    Attended Interview, Withdrew

    University of Central Florida

    Accepted

    University of Arizona
    Drexel University
    Rosalind Franklin University
    Wright State University

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