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  • atouk

  • Application cycles: 07/04/2013
  • Demographics: Male, 30, Caucasian
  • Home state: Georgia
  • Last Active: 08/02/2014
  • Brief Profile: I'll update this section after the application cycle is over.

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    LORs:
    - Nuclear engineering professor (probably strong)
    - Gen chem professor (strong)
    - O chem 2 professor (probably strong)
    - Biomedicine and culture professor (strong)
    - Research PI (very strong)
    - Pulmonologist I've shadowed for >100 hours (very strong)
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 07/04/2013

    • Undergraduate college: Georgia Institute of Technology
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Engineering/Technology
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 520
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 132, CARS 129  
    • Overall GPA: 3.83
    • Science GPA: 3.85

    Summary of Application Experience

    KEY FOR THE ABOVE ABBREVIATIONS:

    SR = secondary received
    SS = secondary submitted
    C = complete (secondary received + LORs received)
    II = interview invite
    IA = interview attended
    WL = waitlisted
    A = accepted
    W = withdrew
    R = rejected

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    CYCLE TIMELINE

    June
    - nothing doing, cap'n

    July
    - 7/5: AMCAS submitted
    - 7/6: MCG secondary received
    - 7/13: MCAT taken

    August
    - 8/5: MCG secondary submitted
    - 8/13: MCAT scores received; 37!
    - 8/20: AMCAS verified
    - 8/21: Emory secondary received; Vanderbilt secondary received; Mayo fee request received
    - 8/25: Mayo fee request paid
    - 8/26: University of Chicago secondary received; Washington University secondary received; UCLA secondary received; Mayo fee received
    - 8/27: Columbia secondary received
    - 8/30: Yale secondary received
    - 8/31: UMN secondary received; Duke secondary received; BU secondary received

    September
    - 9/1: Stanford secondary received
    - 9/2: U Penn secondary received
    - 9/3: Mount Sinai secondary received; Pitt secondary received; UVA secondary received; Baylor secondary received; Hopkins secondary received; NYU secondary received; Cornell secondary received; Einstein secondary received; Dartmouth secondary received; Penn State secondary received; Harvard secondary received; Northwestern secondary received
    - 9/4: Emory secondary submitted
    - 9/5: Brown secondary received
    - 9/9: Columbia secondary submitted
    - 9/10: Mayo rejection :[
    - 9/11: LORs received by AMCAS
    - 9/12: Columbia complete; MCG complete; Vanderbilt secondary submitted; Vanderbilt complete; Wake Forest secondary received
    - 9/14: Wash U secondary submitted; Baylor secondary submitted; Harvard secondary submitted; Harvard complete
    - 9/17: Yale secondary submitted; Yale complete; Dartmouth secondary submitted
    - 9/18: Dartmouth complete; BU secondary submitted; Einstein secondary submitted; U Penn secondary submitted; U Penn complete
    - 9/19: BU complete; UCLA secondary submitted; UCLA complete
    - 9/22: Cornell secondary submitted; Penn State secondary submitted; Penn State complete
    - 9/23: Cornell complete; Emory complete
    - 9/26: Wake Forest secondary submitted; Brown secondary submitted; Brown complete; Pitt secondary submitted; Pitt complete
    - 9/27: Mount Sinai secondary submitted; Stanford secondary submitted; U Chicago secondary submitted; Northwestern secondary submitted; Northwestern complete
    - 9/28: Stanford complete
    - 9/30: U Chicago complete; Pitt interview invite! I can't believe the amazing turn-around time! So excited to be interviewing here

    October
    - 10/1: Mount Sinai complete; Wake Forest complete
    - 10/7: Einstein complete
    - 10/8: NYU secondary submitted; NYU complete; UVA secondary submitted; UVA complete
    - 10/14: UCSF rejection; UMN secondary submitted
    - 10/16: UMN complete
    - 10/17: Hopkins secondary submitted
    - 10/19: Duke secondary submitted; Duke complete
    - 10/22: BU rejection
    - 10/23: MCG interview invite! I'm ecstatic!
    - 10/25: Vanderbilt interview invite! So pumped to be interviewing at my top choice!
    - 10/26: U Chicago rejection
    - 10/28: Hopkins complete
    - 10/29: UVA interview invite!

    November
    - 11/15: UMN rejection
    - 11/19: Brown rejection; U Penn interview invite!!
    - 11/21: UVA interview attended
    - 11/22: UVA acceptance!!
    - 11/25: Cornell rejection

    December
    - 12/4: MCG interview attended
    - 12/6: Vanderbilt interview attended <3
    - 12/11: Pitt interview attended
    - 12/17: Wash U withdrawal; Baylor withdrawal

    January
    - 1/3: NYU rejection
    - 1/8: U Penn interview attended <3
    - 1/14: Duke rejection; Stanford rejection (via snail mail)
    - 1/16: Einstein rejection
    - 1/19: VANDERBILT ACCEPTANCE!!
    - 1/20: Hopkins rejection
    - 1/21: Emory interview invite
    - 1/24: Emory interview attended <3
    - 1/28: Penn State interview invite; Penn State withdrawal - ran out of money
    - 1/31: Pitt waitlist (first tier)

    February
    - 2/7: Mount Sinai rejection
    - 2/21: Northwestern rejection
    - 2/27: Columbia rejection

    March
    - 3/4: Yale rejection; Harvard rejection
    - 3/12: U Penn waitlist
    - 3/13: Dartmouth rejection
    - 3/24: Wake Forest rejection
    - 3/31: Emory waitlist

    April
    - 4/2: MCG waitlist
    - 4/16: Emory withdrawal

    May
    - 5/14: UVa withdrawal

    June
    - 6/26: MCG acceptance
    - 6/27: MCG withdrawal

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    COST OF APPLICATION

    MCAT Prep: $596.83
    MCAT: $360.00
    Primary: $1105.00
    Secondaries: $2300.00
    Wardrobe Update: $530.04
    Interviews
    - Pitt: $219.80
    - UVA: $739.95
    - MCG:
    - Vanderbilt:
    - U Penn:
    - Emory: $6.00
    Second Look
    - Vanderbilt

    TOTAL: $5757.62

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    SCHOOL IMPRESSIONS
    I'll post these when the cycle is over.

    University of Virginia
    Interview date: 11/21/13

    Medical College of Georgia
    Interview date: 12/4/13

    Vanderbilt University
    Interview date: 12/6/13

    University of Pittsburgh
    Interview date: 12/11/13

    University of Pennsylvania
    Interview date: 1/8/14

    Emory University
    Interview date: 1/24/14

    Applied, Rejected

    Mayo Medical School
    University of California, San Francisco

    Application Complete

    University of California, Los Angeles

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Columbia University
    University of Chicago
    Harvard University
    Yale University
    Dartmouth College
    Boston University
    Cornell University
    Brown University
    Northwestern University
    Stanford University
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Wake Forest University
    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University
    New York University
    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    Duke University
    Johns Hopkins University

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Washington University in St. Louis
    Baylor College

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Pennsylvania State University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    University of Pennsylvania
    University of Pittsburgh

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    Emory University

    Accepted

    Vanderbilt University
    University of Virginia

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