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  • glikegrandpa

  • Application cycles: 06/01/2011
  • Demographics: Female, 32, East Asian
  • Home state: California
  • Last Active: 09/19/2012
  • Brief Profile: I was/am able to turn around my secondaries quickly because I completely pre-wrote (and had edited) about 98% of the secondary essays for the schools I\'m applying to by April.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/01/2011

    • Undergraduate college: Cal
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Physical Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 516
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 131, C/P 128, CARS 126  
    • Overall GPA: 3.71
    • Science GPA: 3.68

    Summary of Application Experience

    6/2/11 AMCAS submitted
    6/7/11 AMCAS verified
    6/20/11 Michigan secondary received
    6/22/11 Davis and Yale secondary received; Michigan and Yale secondary submitted
    6/23/11 Boston secondary received; Davis secondary submitted; Proof of AMCAS fee waiver mailed to Yale
    6/24/11 Boston application put on hold (one LOR wasn\'t on letterhead, another wasn\'t signed); emailed those letter writers frantically and asked them to add letterhead/signature to existing letters, both got back to me same day with an updated, letter-headed upload to Interfolio and a newly signed letter in the mail to Interfolio
    6/27/11 Baylor secondary received and submitted
    6/30/11 CMS, Columbia, Downstate, UCSD secondaries received; Fee Waiver request emailed to CMS; Mailed (signed) letter received by Interfolio and both (previously inadequate but now sufficient) letters sent to AMCAS
    7/1/11 UCSD and CMS secondary submitted
    7/2/11 Duke secondary received and was going to submit but there was an issue with my fee waiver. Emailed Director Wallace.
    7/3/11 Corrected letters received by AMCAS!
    7/5/11 Georgetown secondary received; Hopkins secondary received; UVM secondary received; Pritzker secondary received; Hopkins, Pritzker, UVM, Columbia secondaries submitted
    7/6/11 Georgetown and Duke secondary submitted
    7/7/11 Stanford secondary received and submitted
    7/8/11 Rejected by Pritzker--it took exactly 2 days for them to decide I suck; UCI secondary received and submitted
    7/10/11 Downstate secondary printed, scanned, and submitted
    7/12/11 UCSF secondary received and submitted
    7/13/11 Small-pooled by CMS
    7/20/11 Loyola and USC secondaries received
    7/21/11 Loyola and USC secondaries submitted
    7/25/11 Harvard secondary received and submitted
    7/26/11 UCI INTERVIEW INVITE!!!
    7/27/11 NYMC secondary received and submitted
    7/28/11 Northwestern secondary received and submitted
    8/3/11 Colorado secondary received and submitted
    8/12/11 DOWNSTATE INTERVIEW INVITE!!!
    8/24/11 BOSTON INTERVIEW INVITE!!! YALE INTERVIEW INVITE!!!
    8/25/11 CMS INTERVIEW INVITE!!!
    8/26/11 UCSD INTERVIEW INVITE!!!
    9/2/11 UCSF rejection--I had to open an email, then my status page, then a .pdf to find out lol
    9/7/11 Georgetown rejection
    9/9/11 Vanderbilt rejection
    9/22/11 NYMC INTERVIEW INVITE!!!
    10/16/11 Stanford rejection
    10/17/11 UCI interview attended
    10/19/11 Downstate interview attended
    10/21/11 Boston interview attended
    10/24/11 Yale interview attended
    10/27/11 NYMC interview attended
    10/31/11 Rosalind Franklin interview attended
    11/1/11 UVM INTERVIEW INVITE!!!
    11/3/11 UCSD interview attended
    11/8/11 UVM interview attended
    11/15/11 UCSD rejection
    11/17/11 SUNY Downstate AAAAAAAACCEPTANCE!!!
    11/22/11 RFU-CMS acceptance
    11/22/11 UCI waitlist, UVM waitlist
    11/29/11 USC interview invite
    12/2/11 USC interview attended
    12/20/11 USC ACCEPTANCE!!!! YES YES YES!!!
    12/21/11 Duke rejection via status change--who knows how long it\'s been there
    12/31/11 NYMC rejection
    1/4/12 BU ACCEPTANCE!!! WHEEEEEE
    1/11/12 RFU-CMS withdrawal
    1/19/12 Northwestern rejection
    1/23/12 Michigan rejection
    1/28/12 UCLA rejection
    2/14/12 Colorado rejection
    3/2/12 Columbia and Baylor rejections
    3/6/12 Withdrew from Downstate
    3/8/12 Harvard rejection
    3/13/12 Yale waitlist :(
    3/23/12 Hopkins rejection
    3/26/12 Davis rejection

    Applied, Rejected

    Vanderbilt University
    University of California, Los Angeles

    Application Complete, Rejected

    University of Michigan
    University of California, Davis
    Baylor College
    Columbia University
    University of Chicago
    Georgetown University
    Duke University
    Johns Hopkins University
    Stanford University
    University of California, San Francisco
    Loyola University Chicago
    Harvard University
    Northwestern University
    University of Colorado

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    University of California, San Diego
    New York Medical College

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    University of Vermont
    Yale University
    University of California, Irvine

    Accepted

    Rosalind Franklin University
    Boston University
    SUNY Downstate
    University of Southern California

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