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  • mykonos

  • Application cycles: 07/03/2013
  • Demographics: Female, 28, Hispanic
  • Home state: California
  • Last Active: 08/07/2013
  • Brief Profile: 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).
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 07/03/2013

    • Undergraduate college: HYPSM
    • Undergraduate Area of study: History/Humanities
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 523
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 131, C/P 129, CARS 132  
    • Overall GPA: 3.83
    • Science GPA: 3.71

    Applied

    Brown University
    Cleveland Clinic Medical School
    Columbia University
    Duke University
    Emory University
    Harvard University
    Mayo Medical School
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    New York University
    Northwestern University
    Stanford University
    University of California, Davis
    University of California, Irvine
    University of California, Los Angeles
    University of California, San Diego
    University of California, San Francisco
    University of Chicago
    University of Pennsylvania
    University of Pittsburgh
    University of Michigan
    University of Washington
    Yale University
    University of North Carolina
    Cornell University
    Vanderbilt University
    Boston University
    University of Virginia
    University of Vermont
    University of Hawaii

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