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  • swissdesigirl

  • Application cycles: 06/15/2013
  • Demographics: Female, 28, South Asian
  • Home state: Ohio
  • Last Active: 04/30/2014
  • Brief Profile: Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology major/Spanish minor

    RESEARCH:

    -1000+ hours of research - 1 summer at Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1 year as a volunteer in a virology lab, Summer Undergraduate Research at Emory in a cell biology/neuroscience lab (summer 2012), 1 paid in the same neuroscience lab, continuing paid research in neuroscience lab this upcoming year
    -Poster presentation based on summer research program findings
    -Abstract published in National Fragile X Foundation's Quarterly Journal after summer research b/c I received a $2500 award from their Rosen/Weingarden Summer Fellowship Research Fund


    CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:

    -Physician shadowing in pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at children's hospital near Emory (observing rounds every other Sunday morning)
    -Physician shadowing in pediatric allergy/immunology, inpatient and outpatient pediatric neurology, pediatric emergency department, PICU, and NICU over the summer at children's hospital at home(appx 75 hours)
    -Emergency dept volunteer at children's hospital near Emory (57 hours)
    -Volunteer at a free clinic during summer 2013 (appx 20 hours)
    -VIDA medical volunteer trip to Nicaragua for spring break 2014 - set up and ran clinics from rural communities, with a focus on patient education as well as clinical interventions (32+hours)
    -Currently volunteering with the Art Cart at children's hospital near Emory

    NON-CLINICAL COMMUNITY SERVICE/LEADERSHIP:

    -Sexual Assault Peer Advocate and Peer Facilitator (I train other students in how to respond appropriately to sexual assault survivors and how to provide them with available resources)/Core Group Member of sexual assault awareness video campaign on campus (90 hours so far)
    -Also writing for the Sexual Assault Peer Advocates blog
    -Unite for Sight (a global nonprofit that raises funds for global vision care) - Chair from Fall 2012-Spring 2013 (230 hours so far), provided free visual acuity screenings at impoverished locations around Atlanta during freshman year
    -Hindu Students Association - Freshman Representative from Nov 2010-Spring 2012, Volunteer Coordinator from Fall 2011-Spring 2012 (220 hours)
    -Camp Kesem (an org. that runs summer camp from children of cancer survivors) - sophomore year (60 hours)
    -Best Buddies (helps autistic young adults feel comfortable in social settings)- freshman year only (60 hours)

    HOBBIES/OTHER:

    -Member of Issues Troupe, an improv theater group that performs skits about discrimination and prejudice during Freshman Orientation and other shows at Emory in order to foster honest conversation and greater tolerance and equality on campus.
    -Biochemistry TA in spring 2014
    -Choir for the past 11 years
    -Indian classical dancer for the past 15 years
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/15/2013

    • Undergraduate college: Emory University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 516
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 129, C/P 130, CARS 127  
    • Overall GPA: 3.63
    • Science GPA: 3.52

    Summary of Application Experience

    I took the MCAT after they got rid of the writing section...also applied to 4 Texas schools using TMDSAS.
    TMDSAS processed and transmitted: 7/09/13
    AMCAS verified: 7/19/13
    Committed to The Ohio State University College of Medicine: 4/30/2014

    Application Complete

    Baylor College
    Drexel University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    University of Texas, Southwestern
    University of Pittsburgh
    University of North Carolina
    Tulane University
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    University of Texas, Galveston
    University of Texas, Houston

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    George Washington University
    Jefferson Medical College

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Long School of Medicine - University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    Emory University
    Wake Forest University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Rejected

    Case Western Reserve University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    University of Cincinnati

    Accepted

    Ohio State University
    University of Toledo

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