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  • Application cycles: 06/14/2013
  • Demographics: Male, 33, Caucasian
  • Home state: Massachusetts
  • Last Active: 05/16/2014
  • Brief Profile: B.A. 2012
    Post bacc 2012-2013

    MCAT taken 7/13

    Majored in the social sciences in undergrad, decided during my senior year that I wanted to pursue medicine. Did a formal structured postbacc 2012-2013, and am taking a gap year to apply, work in a hospital, and in general live life as a real person for a year before med school starts.

    Lots of lab experience
    Gap year job in clinical research
    Very involved in undergrad, lots of entertaining extracurriculars

    Clinical experience:
    -Community mental health program
    -Suburban hospital (patient visiting)
    -Free clinic volunteer (which I absolutely love)

    What I'm doing if this doesn't work out: Brewing beer out of my basement and starting the next Dogfish Head (obviously)
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/14/2013

    • Undergraduate college: NESCAC
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Psychology/Social Sciences
    • Institution: Postbacc
    • Area of Study: Premedical Studies
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 523
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 132, CARS 130  
    • Overall GPA: 3.96
    • Science GPA: 4.00

    Summary of Application Experience


    AMCAS verified 7/15.
    MCAT scores released 8/13. Holy crap! Over the moon right now. A few points above my AAMC average (~36), and much better than I figured after the test (left feeling it hadn't gone all that well). Figures.

    10/31: Accepted at Sinai! First acceptance!

    I'll update with more exact dates as the cycle goes on, and will post school impressions soon.

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Georgetown University

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    University of Vermont
    New York University
    Tufts University
    Cornell University

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Harvard University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    University of Pennsylvania

    Accepted off Waitlist

    Yale University


    Columbia University
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Boston University
    Dartmouth College
    University of Massachusetts

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