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  • justgo

  • Application cycles: 06/06/2011
  • Demographics: Female, 38, Caucasian
  • Home state: California
  • Last Active: 03/26/2012
  • Brief Profile: Applying MSTP MD/PhD only (Basic science PhD)

    Please PM me here or on SDN if you want my blurb or my two cents on this process. Remember, getting in isn\'t the end game, doing the work and having the career is! Be true to who you really are.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/06/2011

    • Undergraduate college: University of California, Berkeley
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 523
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 128, CARS 132  
    • Overall GPA: 3.89
    • Science GPA: 3.87

    Summary of Application Experience

    All of my acceptances are MD/PhD acceptances. I did not interview at any programs as MD-only.

    Got Fee Assistance. Thank the lordy.

    Really had no idea how adcoms would respond to my strange application, thus applied to WAY too many schools and went on WAY too many interviews. Oh well, I survived!

    Feel strange to be in the situation that I am in. Didn\'t expect this season. I plan to do revisits at WashU, Duke, Yale, and UW. Still thinking about Harvard.....but I think I\'d prefer to do this during residency.

    Considerations for me: I want to be happy. I want to buy a house with a yard for my dogs. I think program administration matters. I\'m interested in immunology. I\'m confident in my abilities so I\'ll do what I need to do to make my mark wherever i decide to go.

    Very happy with this season! Good luck to all.

    Applied, Withdrew

    Mount Sinai School of Medicine

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Cornell University

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Tufts University
    University of Alabama
    University of California, Los Angeles
    University of California, San Francisco
    Stanford University
    University of California, San Diego
    University of California, Irvine

    Attended Interview, Withdrew

    University of Michigan
    Emory University

    Accepted

    University of North Carolina
    Vanderbilt University
    Yale University
    University of Pennsylvania
    University of Chicago
    Duke University
    Washington University in St. Louis
    University of Washington
    Harvard University
    University of Texas, Southwestern
    University of Pittsburgh
    Johns Hopkins University

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