Graduated in 2013. Currently on a gap year working in public health in NYC. Majored in Urban Studies with a concentration in education, minored in Spanish and Chemistry. Fluent in Spanish. Profile very focused on women's health, access to healthcare, urban healthcare, health education, etc. Applied MD/MPH at several schools. I am applying to a lot of schools mostly because I am looking for MD/MPH and also because I'm your typical paranoid premed.
Clinical: -100 hours shadowing (OBGYN, surgery, primary, ER) -200 hours volunteering at a clinic (translating spanish)
Research: -4 years in same lab, urban women's health -2 pubs (1 of them as 1st author), 4 posters
Summers: 1) Counselor at overnight wilderness camp 2) 2 months biking cross-country (raised 15k for a hospital) 3) Internship at Planned Parenthood -Spent 1 week at overnight camp for kids of cancer patients during summers 2 and 3
Awards: Phi Beta Kappa Some research stuff
Other: -Lead intern role in an urban healthcare non-profit -Teach sex ed at local schools (4 years) -Social Media Intern at Planned Parenthood (2 years) -Featured in an ongoing Women in STEM vlog series -Women's Health/Human Rights Group Officer -Large AIDS fundraiser committee member (all 4 years) -Marching Band -Running Club -Write for school's satirical play (2 years)
I also studied abroad in a comparative healthcare systems tutorial at Oxford and spent a quarter in Latin America (mostly just took Spanish and studied culture there).