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  • cwrig14

  • Application cycles: 06/27/2012
  • Demographics: Male, 32, Caucasian
  • Home state: Washington
  • Last Active: 05/24/2013
  • Brief Profile: Good luck to everyone applying for 2013 matriculation!
    Washington State Resident
    Attending top 30 undergrad on east coast
    Biochemistry BS Cumulative GPA 3.65 BCPM GPA 3.76
    Upward trend
    GPA SR Fall 3.85
    GPA JR Year 3.95
    GPA SO Year 3.31
    GPA FR Year 3.51

    MCAT 6/21/12 : 35M 13PS 11VR 11BS

    Submitted application 6/28

    Teaching Experience:
    1 Year of Math TA (Calculus II & Linear Algebra)
    1 Year of Orgo TA
    Biochemistry TA upcoming spring semester

    Research Experience:
    Organic Chemistry Lab from May 2011- May 2013 (40+ hrs/week summer, 15 hrs/week during school)
    REU program NSF funded
    Author on manuscript in Chemistry- A European Journal

    Clinical Experience:
    ~80 hours of shadowing across 4 specialties
    ~80 hours of volunteering in the PICU

    Have worked part time during the school year and full time in the summers since I was 15 at a Lumber yard/ construction (age 15-18), host and bus boy (18-19), and pharmaceutical technician (19-current)
    Work in retail pharmacy 8-12 hrs/wk from January 2011-January 2013. I've loved the experience and can definitely relate parts of it to what I aspire to do (can also easily explain why medicine and not pharmacy)
    Worked for pay in synthetic organic chemistry lab during the 2012 summer and Senior year.

    Graduated H.S. with my AA degree from a local community college. Unfortunately, these grades were included in AMCAS. =/

    Fraternal Involvement:
    Member of fraternity since Fall 2010.
    Held the positions of philanthropy chairman & standards chairman (executive board)
    Many hours of nonclinical volunteering through fraternity.

    1 year of NCAA football (freshman year)
    NSCS (of all the jargon I've written this may be the most irrelevant)
    Multiple Deans List
    Merit based scholarship
    Volunteer football coach for HS and middle school during the summers.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/27/2012

    • Undergraduate college: Top 30 undergraduate
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 517
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 129, C/P 130, CARS 129  
    • Overall GPA: 3.65
    • Science GPA: 3.76

    Summary of Application Experience

    Currently underway


    Albany Medical College
    The Commonwealth Medical College
    Tufts University
    Stanford University
    Drexel University

    Application Complete

    Harvard University
    Rush Medical College
    Rosalind Franklin University
    Temple University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    University of Washington
    Cornell University
    Columbia University
    Boston University
    Case Western Reserve University
    University of Pennsylvania
    Johns Hopkins University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    University of Rochester


    SUNY Buffalo
    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University
    SUNY Upstate
    Jefferson Medical College

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