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  • Application cycles: 07/09/2011
  • Demographics: Male, 30, Caucasian
  • Home state: Illinois
  • Last Active: 06/21/2012
  • Brief Profile: I made this late in the cycle so that future applicants could reference it as a helpful tool. I don\'t consider myself a very competitive candidate but still managed to get interviews at a couple high ranked schools. Feel free to message me if you have any questions!
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 07/09/2011

    • Total MCAT SCORE: 514
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 128, CARS 127  
    • Overall GPA: 3.80
    • Science GPA: 3.70

    Summary of Application Experience

    I sent in my primary / secondaries a lot later than I should have...so my biggest piece of advice would be to apply as early as you can. Also, prepare as much as you can for your interviews. I messed up big time during a lot of my interviews and the results weren\'t pretty . Even if your a strong applicant don\\\'t take any of your interviews for granted. I didn\'t get my first acceptance until the beginning of May, so I had planned for a while to be a re-applicant, which would have been super stressful.

    I think its pretty obvious from my list of schools that I want to go out West. Last June I was expecting interviews at most of the schools i applied to in Illinois/Wisconsin/Indiana. I never would have guessed that California schools would have appreciated my application more than the Midwest! (home state being Illinois)

    Applied

    Tufts University
    Tulane University
    University of California, Irvine
    George Washington University
    University of Miami
    University of Florida
    Boston University
    Northwestern University
    University of Arizona
    Loyola University Chicago

    Applied, Rejected

    University of California, Davis

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Michigan State University
    University of Wisconsin
    Rush Medical College
    University of California, San Diego

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Medical College of Wisconsin

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    University of Illinois
    Indiana University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    University of California, Los Angeles
    University of Southern California

    Accepted

    Rosalind Franklin University

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