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  • CrazedApplicant

  • Application cycles: 08/27/2012
  • Demographics: Male, 31, Caucasian
  • Home state: Washington
  • Last Active: 08/02/2013
  • Brief Profile: Did a post-bac after majoring in business. Took 44 credits of straight science with a post-bac GPA of 3.55. A's in the three biology courses that I took.
    Nursing assistant for about a year.
    Worked as an Ochem TA for a semester.
    Shadowed 4 doctors about 50 hours.
    Studied abroad in Italy for a year.
    Worked at a pub for 3 years in college.
    ED volunteer for 1.5 years.

    took a shotgun approach to my application and applied to a wide range of schools.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 08/27/2012

    • Undergraduate college: Western US
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 517
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 129, C/P 128, CARS 132  
    • Overall GPA: 3.21
    • Science GPA: 3.33

    Summary of Application Experience

    Lots of clinical experience. No research. Finished a post-bac as a "career changer." This application cycle really takes a toll on your psyche.

    My advice - Don't apply late. MCAT scores don't seem to matter too much. GPA's below 3.35 are a dealbreaker.

    AACOMAS sGPA 3.60 cGPA 3.27

    Update 2/3 Team just lost the Super Bowl. That was my sacrifice so now I hope to be accepted to med school this month. Looks pretty grim. Heading to South Florida in a few hours though hoping for success at Nova!

    Applied, Rejected

    Medical College of Wisconsin
    University of California, San Francisco
    University of Washington
    Indiana University

    Application Complete

    Ohio State University
    Wake Forest University
    Tufts University
    University of Cincinnati
    University of Toledo
    Philadelphia College - Philadelphia
    Loyola University Chicago
    University of Miami
    Creighton University
    Rosalind Franklin University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Georgetown University
    University of Arizona
    University of Vermont
    Northwestern University
    Tulane University
    University of Southern California

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Arizona College of Mid. University

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Chicago College of Mid. University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    Nova Southeastern University

    Accepted

    Des Moines University

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