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  • Application cycles: 06/07/2013
  • Demographics: Male, 32, Caucasian
  • Home state: Unknown
  • Last Active: 09/20/2017
  • Brief Profile: Double major with honors in both Biology (3.85) and Psychology (3.75)
    Upward trend in grades. I got a 3.0 the first 3 semesters. Took time off and moved to Colorado for a semester. I returned to school and started on the pre-med path. I also took 21 credits of upper-level science my last semester, and got a 4.0 so that may put to rest any doubts about my GPA.

    Research:
    NIH postbac Sept. 2011-Present. TBI research involving stem cells, MRI, surgery, ect. I was thrown into an existing TBI group with 4 projects underway. I have been working on the 4 projects simultaneously for the past two years and things are finally coming together for publication.
    Undergraduate neuroscience research 3 years. Neurotherapeutics for ischemic cell death.

    Publications: Multiple posters at regional and national conferences, mostly at SFN. 2nd and 3rd name on multiple talks given at conferences as well. Recently accepted manuscript from undergad research and working on 4 more to be submitted soon from current work.

    Volunteer:
    Trip to Nicaragua to help a rural community. Photo documentary project, health education, and fund raising music and surf festival.
    Nov. 2012 Shadowing an internist every Thursday morning at USUHS.
    Sept. 2012 Started shadowing in the neurosurgery department at NIH.
    High school science and math tutor
    Orthopedic shadowing
    AIDS banquette
    Climbing instructor

    Awards:
    First place undergraduate research symposium
    Research stipend
    Deans list a few times

    Presentations:
    Undergrad symposium
    Capitol Area TBI conference
    Society for Neuroscience San Diego 2010 and Washinton DC 2011

    Hobbies:
    Golf, rock climbing, club lacrosse for two years, surfing, cooking, ceramics
    Ran a marathon in March 2013 and a half in June. Competitive road biking.
    Snowboarding-A few professional contests

    I left a lot out, but this gives a general idea of my application. If you have questions PM me. I'm not very anonymous.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/07/2013

    • Undergraduate college: The Land of Science or Some State School
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 513
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 129, CARS 124  
    • Overall GPA: 3.60
    • Science GPA: 3.74

    Applied

    Georgetown University

    Applied, Rejected

    University of California, San Diego

    Application Complete

    George Washington University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    University of Vermont
    University of Pittsburgh
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    University of Rochester
    University of California, San Francisco
    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Jefferson Medical College
    University of Cincinnati

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    University of Maryland
    New York Medical College

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    Eastern Virginia Medical School

    Accepted

    Uniformed Services University
    University of Wisconsin

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