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  • ID #23475

  • Application cycles: 06/14/2011
  • Demographics: Female, 31, Caucasian
  • Home state: Michigan
  • Last Active: 11/30/2011
  • Brief Profile: MCAT score is between 30-35
    sGPA/cGPA: around 3.5

    I\'m not Caucasian but the website keeps changing it. Left it blank on AMCAS.

    Graduated in 2011 - Planning to volunteer in my lab during my year off, but also looking for a paid job
    Studied abroad
    Spent a summer volunteering abroad
    3 years of research, 1 publication, a few awards
    4 years of orchestra
    4 years of various types of volunteering - tutoring, teaching violin, nursing homes, etc.
    that\'s all the major stuff

    Letters of Recommendation:
    Committee letter - Meh, the interview did not go so well. Need to practice before interviewing season starts
    1 from research mentor - Sent the day after I requested it, worried that it may have been rushed
    1 from biology seminar prof - Spent an hour discussing my application with her, hopefully she was able to write some insightful comments
    1 from a sociology prof - Known her all 4 years of undergrad through various capacities, pretty sure it was a strong rec
    1 from a French prof - Also knew her all 4 years of undergrad; I know it was a very strong rec because she told me I was one of her favorite students
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/14/2011

    • Undergraduate college: Top 10
    • 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

    Started this timeline a bit late so it doesn\'t have everything...

    6/15/2011: Submitted AMCAS with 4 schools
    6/28/2011: AMCAS verified
    7/6/2011: MCAT
    8/9/2011: MCAT score released; Committee letter submitted to AMCAS
    8/10/2011: Added 16 schools to AMCAS
    9/11/2011: Added 5 more schools to AMCAS
    9/12/2011: 1st interview invite!! MSU!! :-D
    9/19/2011: 1st rejection...UChicago. Well, I heard they reject pretty quickly...
    9/20/2011: Attended interview at MSU GR campus
    9/26/2011: Rejected pre-secondary from Vandy
    10/2/2011: Rejected from BU...aww man now it\'s starting to hurt. :-(
    10/4/2011: Interview invite from Oakland!! Yay this is just what I was hoping for this week. :-D
    10/11/2011: Rejected pre-secondary (or I suppose pre-interview since they don\'t have a real secondary (or at least that\'s what I tell myself)) from IU

    Applied

    University of Miami
    Georgetown University

    Applied, Rejected

    University of North Carolina
    Vanderbilt University
    Indiana University

    Application Complete

    University of Michigan
    Brown University
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    University of Southern California
    Tufts University
    Columbia University
    Loyola University Chicago
    Northwestern University
    New York University
    Stanford University
    Rush Medical College
    Cornell University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    University of Chicago
    Boston University
    Duke University

    Invited for Interview

    Ohio State University

    Attended Interview

    Wayne State University
    Oakland University

    Accepted

    Michigan State University

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