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  • Mmedran

  • Application cycles: 06/09/2013
  • Demographics: Female, 33, Hispanic
  • Home state: Illinois
  • Last Active: 03/03/2016
  • Brief Profile: Want to know how I made it into medical school? read about the journey here: http://realtalk.blogspot.com/

    B.S. Chemistry, Minor in French Literature & Language
    M.S. in Biotechnology

    Personal Statement: Had 3 jobs during schooling and went through rough family issues
    (Ive been told I have exceptional essays)
    Quadri-lingual: English, French, etc.
    Undergrad: Started scholarship fund and Foreign Language studies minor, research with poster presentation
    Grad School: Better grades, worked during school, paper in process of publication
    Current: Full-time job as R&D scientist, pioneered volunteer effort translating for national health authorities and rare blood disorder patients; Member of first-response emergency team in my town.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/09/2013

    • Undergraduate college: Private School
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Physical Sciences
    • Institution: Private School
    • Area of Study: Engineering/Technology
    • Degree Obtained: MS
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 500
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 124, C/P 124, CARS 127  
    • Overall GPA: 3.50
    • Science GPA: 3.50

    Summary of Application Experience

    AMCAS submitted 6/10/13 9:35AM ET; Verified 6/17/13 12:52PM ET


    COST BREAKDOWN:
    AMCAS (14 schools): $0 per fee waiver
    - this was a pretty involved process, but worth it!
    All subsequent Secondaries honor AMCAS waiver, $0
    AACOMAS (3 schools): $0 per fee waiver
    All subsequent secondaries: $0
    SIU:
    expedite signature page $5.50
    hotel in Springfield: $63
    Gas/Food/ Other: $150
    Suit: I already own quite a few bc of my work, but it's about $140
    Loyola:
    $50 for tank of gas
    -$$ for taking day off of work (oh well, that's life!)

    With my acceptance to Loyola, I will be withdrawing all OOS applications. Remaining close to home is a huge priority for me.

    Applied, Rejected

    University of Iowa

    Applied, Withdrew

    Chicago College of Mid. University
    Ohio University
    Western University of Health Sciences

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Oakland University
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    University of Illinois
    Rush Medical College
    University of Chicago
    University of Wisconsin
    Rosalind Franklin University

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    University of Michigan
    Northwestern University
    Michigan State University (DO)

    Accepted

    Southern Illinois University
    Loyola University Chicago

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