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  • User #42

  • Application cycles: 06/06/2011
  • Demographics: Male, 31, Caucasian
  • Home state: Florida
  • Last Active: 08/23/2012
  • Brief Profile: Average ECs, but an interesting story and hopefully good LORs and essays.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/06/2011

    • Undergraduate college: State school
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 523
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 132, C/P 132, CARS 129  
    • Overall GPA: 3.98
    • Science GPA: 4.00

    Summary of Application Experience

    I\'m satisfied with the way this cycle is turning out, but also frustrated that I wasn\'t given a chance at many schools. Extracurriculars are key. Even though my numbers were above average everywhere, I only filled out 8/15 of my AMCAS activity slots, and none of them were mind-blowing. I feel this (and my no-name undergrad) were my biggest weaknesses, as my interviewing and writing skills were positively commented on several times on the trail.

    tl;dr: study hard, but also start an NGO

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Cornell University
    Duke University
    Emory University
    Harvard University
    Johns Hopkins University
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Northwestern University
    University of Pennsylvania

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Baylor College
    Florida Atlantic University
    Florida International University
    Florida State University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Rejected

    University of Michigan
    Washington University in St. Louis
    University of Pittsburgh

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    Dartmouth College

    Accepted off Waitlist

    Vanderbilt University

    Accepted

    University of Florida
    University of Central Florida
    University of Miami
    Case Western Reserve University

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