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  • comfortcreature

  • Application cycles: 07/12/2012
  • Demographics: Male, 38, Caucasian
  • Home state: New Mexico
  • Last Active: 04/09/2013
  • Brief Profile: I\'m a sorta non-trad student/ex-travelling musician (played South by Southwest Music Festival in 2008 and recorded an internationally distributed vinyl-only release with my indie/punk band in 2010). I\'ve held a few national leadership positions with AMSA\'s Race Ethnicity and Culture in Health action committee, including Heath Equity Week of Action steering committee chair, Grassroots regional coordinator, and currently on the committee for the 2012-2013 Cultural Sensitivity Scholars Program.

    Helped coordinate the first and second years of the Indigenous Health Leadership Institute with the Native Health Initiative.

    Worked two years in a neuro-path lab studying the role of APP in neural transport using mouse and giant squid models, relating these findings to Alzheimer\'s disease. Co-authored a full length paper, acknowledged in three more, and first authored to abstracts that were presented at Society for Neuroscience conference 2011 and 2012.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 07/12/2012

    • Undergraduate college: University of New Mexico
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 505
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 129, C/P 125, CARS 126  
    • Overall GPA: 3.30
    • Science GPA: 3.40

    Summary of Application Experience

    Verified 8/21/2012. Beginning to write secondary essays on Saturday 8/25/2012. UA, Loyola, USC are top choices in that respective order.


    Oregon Health & Science University
    UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson

    Applied, Withdrew

    University of Colorado

    Application Complete

    University of Arizona
    Pennsylvania State University
    Loyola University Chicago
    Rush Medical College
    Wright State University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    University of Southern California

    Attended Interview

    University of New Mexico

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