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  • Night Hawk

  • Application cycles: 06/01/2012
  • Demographics: Male, 38
  • Home state: District of Columbia
  • Last Active: 07/27/2013
  • Brief Profile: A.A. in General Studies '09 - Cum Laude
    B.S. in Biology '10 - Cum Laude
    Certificate in Pre-Health Professions '10
    B.S. in Neuroscience & Behavior '13 - Cum Laude
    12-lead EKG Interpretation & Dysrhythmia Recognition

    GPA at the time I applied:
    3.65 cGpa, 3.81 sGpa (AACOMAS)

    31M MCAT: 12bs, 11ps, 08,vr (7/2010, didn't apply that cycle as my EC's weren't great at the time)
    33P MCAT: 14bs, 12ps, 07vr (4/12)

    Extracurriculars at the time I applied:
    ~40 Hours Shadowing a D.O. (Three Months)
    ~150 Hours Shadowing an M.D. (One Year)
    ~200 Hours Hospital Volunteering (ER & Front Desk for One Year)
    ~290 Hours Vounteer Wresting Coach (Five Seasons)
    ~150 Hours Tutoring (One Year)
    ~42 Hours Shadowing at a Hospital (One Semester)
    ~20 Hours donating my granuleocytes to a cancer patient with 2-3 hours of interaction with him
    ~Wrestling Club Member (Two Years)
    ~Chemistry Club Member (One Year)

    LOR's at the time I applied:
    Former Physiology Professor - 8/10 - Likely Strong
    Former M.D. Professor - 11/10 - Probably Very Strong
    Former Physics Professor - 2/11 - Probably Average/Above Average
    M.D. whom I Shadow - 6/12 - I sure this one is Very Strong
    Committee Letter - Interviewed 7/12 - Probably higher tier given my feedback afterwards
    D.O. whom I Shadow - 11/12 - Likely very good (Turns out he finally sent this in during 11/12)

    Work Experience at the time I applied:
    ~55 Hours per week as a Warehouse Employee (Two Years, When I started college I did really bad)
    ~35 Hours per week as a Truck Driver. Worked the graveyard shift for three years to pay for school (did good lol)
    ~35 Hours per week as an Assistant Wrestling Coach and had a lot of leadership responisbilities.
    ~25 Hours per week as a Sales Associate (Past Year)

    Awards & Honors at the time I applied:
    Dean's List - Six Semesters
    President's List - Two Semseters
    Certificate of Merit - Two Semesters
    Associate in Arts - Cum Laude
    Bachelor of Science - Cum Laude
    Certificate in Pre-Health Professions - Cum Laude

    Timeline for Stuff that isn't School Specific:
    Submitted to AACOMAS: 06/2012
    Undelivered from AACOMAS: 06/2012
    Verified by AACOMAS: 06/2012
    Pre-Health Committee Interview - 07/2012
    LOR's Finally Sent to Schools: 08/2012

    Looking at all the profiles on here really helped me so I figured I'd make one.

    Applying to only D.O. schools so it's the AACOMAS because I'm interested in OMM. I'm older and probably won't want to sub-specialize so I feel it would be handy to have another tool in my bag of tricks.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/01/2012

    • Undergraduate college: State School
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Psychology/Social Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 514
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 131, C/P 129, CARS 123  
    • Overall GPA: 3.65
    • Science GPA: 3.81

    Applied, Withdrew

    Chicago College of Mid. University
    Lake Erie College - Bradenton
    UMDNJ - Osteopathic Medicine

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Philadelphia College - Philadelphia
    New York College of New York Tech.

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Lake Erie College - Erie


    Nova Southeastern University
    Philadelphia College - Atlanta
    Kansas City University

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