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  • nowheregirl

  • Application cycles: 06/09/2014
  • Demographics: Female, 33, East Asian
  • Home state: Michigan
  • Last Active: 05/28/2015
  • Brief Profile: Did not decided to do medicine until 3rd year in college so did all premed courses during a two-year postbac program. Hence, low undergrad GPA and great postbac GPA.
    Applied first time as an international student with low verbal score (7) and did not get any interviews.
    Applied the second time as a permanent resident with verbal score of 9 and got 16 interviews. When I applied the second time, I was worried about many things: low undergrad GPA, low verbal score (9), applied as a reapplicant, took many MCAT exams, did not publish any paper, etc.
    It turned out that everything was fine. As an advice to future applicants: relax, do not worry. If you have a good MCAT score and have done relatively well lately, you will be fine. Apply early and broadly.


  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/09/2014

    • Undergraduate college: liberal arts
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 517
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 132, CARS 126  
    • Overall GPA: 3.50
    • Science GPA: 3.50

    Applied

    Baylor College
    Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Oregon Health & Science University
    University of Miami
    University of Illinois
    Vanderbilt University

    Application Complete

    Emory University
    Harvard University
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Northwestern University
    Jefferson Medical College
    Stanford University
    SUNY Stony Brook
    Tufts University
    Wake Forest University
    Yale University
    George Washington University
    University of Michigan
    University of Vermont

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University
    Boston University
    Columbia University
    Dartmouth College
    Georgetown University
    Indiana University
    Johns Hopkins University
    University of Southern California
    Mayo Medical School
    New York Medical College
    Oakland University
    University of Pennsylvania
    University of California, San Francisco
    University of Chicago
    University of Missouri, Kansas City
    University of Pittsburgh
    University of Wisconsin
    Brown University
    Cornell University
    University of California, San Diego

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    The Commonwealth Medical College
    Ohio State University
    Charles Drew University/UCLA
    Rosalind Franklin University

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    University of Missouri, Columbia
    University of Washington

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    New York University
    Washington University in St. Louis
    Case Western Reserve University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    Hofstra University

    Accepted

    Michigan State University
    Temple University
    University of Toledo
    Wayne State University
    University of Iowa
    Duke University

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