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  • mangotango

  • Application cycles: 05/31/2011
  • Demographics: Female, 33
  • Home state: Unknown
  • Last Active: 01/31/2013
  • Brief Profile: AMCAS & AACOMAS submitted on 6/1/2011. Applied lethally too late last cycle. Second-time applicant. I am praying an early application will make the difference!

    Perhaps I am too candid in my comments, so I\'m keeping my stats private until the process is over. Thank you for looking!
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 05/31/2011

    • Total MCAT SCORE: 505
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 129, C/P 127, CARS 123  
    • Overall GPA: 3.78
    • Science GPA: 3.65

    Summary of Application Experience

    6/4/2011
    Hello! Thanks for stopping by. I am going into this process with average numbers, but I am trusting one institution will consider me worthy of an acceptance. Over the past year I\'ve learned I cannot lean on my own qualifications and merits. God is so much bigger than my flaws; so Lord-willing, we\'ll see some miracles.

    ***My applications are in Your hands; may Your Will be done. Amen.***

    6/8/2011
    Fourth and final transcript arrives!

    6/9/2011
    AMCAS & AACOMAS start processing my applications. Hooray!

    6/17/2011
    AMCAS Verified! Huzzah! :]
    Two secondaries already in my email box; obviously unscreened. Here we go!

    6/20/2011
    AACOMAS Verified!

    6/27/2011
    I received a lot of secondaries over the last week and I\'m a little behind the schedule I set for myself. Let\'s bust out some more essays! YARG!

    7/2/2011
    I\'m already getting discouraged. This is my second time applying to medical school and I\'m afraid I\'ll never get in anywhere. I don\'t have a back-up plan except go to the Caribbean if U.S. schools reject me this time around. If it\'s any kind of consolation for myself, I\'m applying much, much earlier than last time. But still.

    7/3/2011
    OK, today I am feeling better. I just have to keep going forward. I can\'t change what happened last cycle, but I can certainly effect this cycle!

    7/13/2011
    I am a bit of a slower writer. My hat goes off to people who submit a secondary in less than a week. I\'m giving myself two weeks turn-around time. Fortunately, I am now not as inundated with secondaries so I foresee being finished soon.

    7/15/2011
    Last LoR posted in AMCAS! Sweet relief!

    7/20/2011
    I am starting to burn out after filling out so many apps. Nevertheless, I am still optimistic these days.

    7/23/2011
    I am looking forward to when I am done with all the secondaries. Almost there!

    8/23/2011
    1 MD & 5 DO interview invites. I don\'t know why God is blessing me so much during this process. Nevertheless, all the glory goes to Him! Thank you, Jesus for your providence thus far!

    8/26/2011
    Oh. My. Goodness. One secondary left! (That is, unless UCSF or UCLA show me some love.)
    Wow, what an awesome day: two more interview invites!

    8/30/2011
    Last secondary finished today! W00T! Off to my first interview in two days!

    8/31/2011
    Another MD interview invite! God, what are you doing? I\'m just so blown away.

    9/10/2011
    I am looking forward to the next interview in a few days! Let\'s do this! :D

    9/19/2011
    Am flying out again for a series of three interviews this week! Can\'t believe I just finalized the rest of my travel arrangements less than 24 hours before departure! Being your own travel agent is hard work! :P

    10/10/2011
    Phew. I finally get a few weeks respite from all the traveling I have done over the last month. It\'s been such a whirlwind but it\'s been so much fun! God has abundantly blessed me with such delightful interview experiences! I have to admit, the interview process has been great fun! And, I am holding my breath for October 15th for the first day of MD schools decisions! I can hardly wait!

    10/14/2011
    Too bad October 15th is a Saturday--I will have to wait for the regular mail this week to learn any news. Almost done waiting! Eee!

    10/15/2011
    I logged into my web portals hoping to see a change in status. Still under review... Mailman, please deliver my letters soon! Nevertheless, I feel at peace though--like the \"peace that surpasses understanding.\"

    10/18/2011
    One web portal says, \"Correspondence Sent\"!! Eek! The other web portal says that a decision is pending... Eek! Mailman, please hurry up! I am almost beside myself with anticipation! Peace-filled anticipation--that is.

    11/8/2011
    Checked another web portal that says a final decision has letter has been sent. Eek! I am so nervous. Mr. Postman, please take your time!

    11/26/2011
    Sent in my deposit for Drexel. Am gonna be an MD! What an answer to prayer! And what a display of God\'s favor and grace! Praise Him! I have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving!

    1/13/2012
    Happy New Year! BUSM emailed me last week to inform that they have deferred making a final decision on my application until March! Woohoo! Made it through another bottleneck! I can still dream can\'t I? Praise God for whatever happens!

    3/30/2012
    Waitlisted at BUSM! So close, but still what an honor! BUSM told us that the waitlist was small so I\'m excited that they like me enough to keep me on their minds! Even if it doesn\'t work out, Drexel here I come!

    6/3/2012
    Thank you friends for watching my application process! I could not have done this without your support. May God receive all the glory as He has given me entrance to medical school this fall!

    Applied, Rejected

    Wake Forest University
    University of California, Irvine
    Wayne State University
    University of California, Los Angeles

    Applied, Withdrew

    Touro University - Harlem
    University of Miami

    Application Complete, Rejected

    University of California, San Francisco
    University of Rochester
    Saint Louis University
    University of California, Davis
    George Washington University
    Tulane University
    Florida International University
    Loma Linda University
    The Commonwealth Medical College
    Jefferson Medical College
    Albany Medical College
    Rosalind Franklin University
    Creighton University
    Florida State University
    University of Southern California
    New York Medical College
    University of California, San Diego
    Pennsylvania State University
    Michigan State University
    Loyola University Chicago
    University of Florida

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Touro University - Mare Island

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    Temple University
    Boston University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    A.T. Still University - Mesa

    Accepted

    Nova Southeastern University
    Rocky Vista University
    Arizona College of Mid. University
    Drexel University
    Western University of Health Sciences

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