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  • Girl27

  • Application cycles: 06/20/2013
  • Demographics: Female, 30, African
  • Home state: Unknown
  • Last Active: 07/22/2014
  • Brief Profile: I am an international student who completed her Undergraduate and Masters (Public Health) degrees in the US. I don't have the greatest stats but I am hoping for the best.

    ECs:
    - Medical Volunteering at 2 hospitals: about 150 hours
    - Variety of Non-Clinical Volunteering: about 320 hours
    - Honors Thesis: one year
    - Public Health Research: 2 projects; about a year/170 hours total; one presentation
    - Shadowing: about 10 hours
    - Summer employment in hospitals: 2 summers
    - Involved in School Clubs: President of one, exec board position in 2 others
    - Tutoring/ TAing: two programs for a year each
    - Study Abroad: one semester
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/20/2013

    • Undergraduate college: Top 20 School
    • Institution: Top 5 Public Health Program
    • Area of Study: Other
    • Degree Obtained: MPH
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 516
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 127, C/P 130, CARS 129  
    • Overall GPA: 3.60
    • Science GPA: 3.20

    Summary of Application Experience

    Submitted AMCAS: 6/19/2013
    Transcripts Received: 6/10/2013, 6/21/2013
    Verified: 7/25/2013

    8/27/2013: Officially done with all secondaries, now it's just time to wait.
    10/18/2013: First acceptance- I'm going to be a doctor!
    3/10/2014: With the exception of one silent rejection from Jefferson, I have heard back from all my schools. Application cycle officially done. 11 Interview invites, attended 9 and received 5 acceptances, 2 wait lists and 2 rejections out of that. I have had a lot more success than I could have ever imagined and have no complaints whatsoever. I think a lot can be said for being passionate about what you do and staying genuine throughout the process. Now to decide where I will go in the Fall.

    Applied

    University of Colorado

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Boston University
    Jefferson Medical College
    Georgetown University
    Dartmouth College
    Brown University

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Medical College of Wisconsin
    SUNY Upstate
    Creighton University
    Rosalind Franklin University

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Tulane University
    Howard University

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University
    Duke University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine

    Accepted

    University of Virginia
    Emory University
    Pennsylvania State University
    Case Western Reserve University
    Northwestern University

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