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  • MinnieMouse

  • Application cycles: 2012
  • Demographics: Female, 33, Caucasian
  • Home state: Texas
  • Last Active: 03/16/2013
  • Brief Profile: 1st Application Cycle, graduated May 2012 w/ a degree in Biology

    -GPA: Overall 3.76, Science 3.73
    -submitted 07/03
    -transmitted to schools 08/08
    -recommendation letters sent 7/26

    GPA: Overall 3.78, Science 3.76
    -submitted 07/01
    -transmitted to schools 7/17
    -recommendation letters sent 7/26

    -Graduated w/ high honors
    -Average to above average volunteering and leadership experience
    -I have gone on a few international medical trips & have shadowed a few doctors too
    -Decent research experience. I spent a summer abroad collecting data for my thesis that I worked on regularly over the next 2 years.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2012

    • Undergraduate college: Private School
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 516
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 128, CARS 129  
    • Overall GPA: 3.76
    • Science GPA: 3.73

    Summary of Application Experience

    Hello! If you are applying to medical school, I hope you will find this page useful. More useful though is Student Doctor Network ( ) I found it to be a great help during the interview season.

    SR: Secondary Received | SS: Secondary Submitted | C: Complete | II: Interview Invite | IA: Interview Attended | A: Accepted |
    R: Rejected | WL: Waitlist | W: Withdrew

    ------ Some Advice ------
    -I had to wait on my LORs anyway to be complete w/ AMCAS, but I did not realize that I could find and start working on the secondary essays before I was verified. I wish I had joined SDN sooner! (SDN is where you can find the secondaries)
    -Also, I should have started writing my personal statement earlier, as I was a bit rushed to turn it in. I considered starting it in December, but still foolishly waited until June.
    -when traveling for an interview, stay with a medical student the night before. It's not only cheaper (& more fun), but very helpful in getting to know about the school.
    -Use SDN to prep for interviews

    17 Complete Applications | 12 Interview Invites | 9 Interviews Attended | 6 Acceptances

    ----- Timeline -----
    7/01-Submitted TMDSAS
    7/03-Submitted AMCAS
    7/17- Verified w/ TMDSAS
    7/26-LORs sent
    7/31-Interview Invite from UTMB (YAYY!! First one!)
    8/08-Verified w/ AMCAS
    8/14- Invite from Texas Tech
    8/15-Invite from Texas A&M
    8/22- Invite from UT San Antonio
    9/07- Attend Texas Tech Interview
    9/13- Invite from SLU
    9/22-Rejected pre-secondary by UCSF
    9/22- Invite from Baylor
    9/27-Invite from UT Southwestern
    9/28-Attend UTMB Interview
    10/5-Attend Baylor Interview
    10/13-Attend UTSW Interview
    10/15-Attend UTSA Interview
    10/19-Invite from Tulane
    10/23-Attend SLU Interview
    10/24-Invite from LSU
    10/25-Attend A&M Interview
    11/07-Invite from UT Houston
    11/07-Rejected by GWU
    11/14- Attend LSU Interview
    11/15- ACCEPTED!!!!! Pre-matched at UTSA
    11/15- Accepted at Texas Tech w/ scholarship!
    11/16- Accepted at A&M!
    11/21- Accepted at LSU
    12/07- Attend UTH Interview
    12/07- Accepted at SLU
    12/07- Invite from Tufts
    1/15- Rejected by USC
    1/21-Texas Match Preference Rank Deadline (find personal rank below)
    1/29- Invite from Einstein
    2/01- Matched at UT Houston!!!
    2/27- Sent Letter of Intent to BCM
    3/15- Rejected by UCLA

    ------ TMDSAS Match Rank ------
    1. UT Houston
    2. UT Southwestern
    3. UT San Antonio
    4. A&M
    5. UT Medical Branch
    6. Texas Tech in Lubbock
    (#4-6 do not matter, since #3 choice is highest rank pre-match)

    Application Complete, Rejected

    University of California, San Francisco
    George Washington University
    University of Southern California
    Emory University
    University of California, Los Angeles

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University
    Tulane University
    Tufts University

    Attended Interview

    Baylor College

    Attended Interview, Withdrew

    University of Texas, Southwestern
    University of Texas, Galveston


    University of Texas, Houston
    Texas A & M University
    Louisiana State University, New Orleans
    Texas Tech University
    Long School of Medicine - University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio
    Saint Louis University

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