Super Non Traditional Applicant. In summary, took the scenic route in life. Applying MD/PhD for Fall 2014.
Research Experience (2011 to current):
-4 First Author papers in clinical neuroscience -1 First Author paper publishing an SOP used in our laboratory -3 Co-authored papers -4000+ hours in clinical laboratory (was my full time job over the past 2 and half years). -25 abstracts -3 conference invitations to present my recent findings -1 guest lecture invitation -Publications were covered in every major news paper in America! Whoo!
Biggest Research Accomplishment to date: My findings directly led to the funding of an R01!!! ($2,000,000 over 5 years)
Clinical Experience (2004 to 2011):
- 2000+ hours tutoring children with learning disabilities. - 1000+ hours mentoring student with epilepsy. - 500+ hours physician shadowing (Here and Abroad).
// Applications //
Application Cycle One: 08/02/2013
Undergraduate college: Non Ivy, State
Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
Total MCAT SCORE: 513
MCAT Section Scores:
Overall GPA: 3.60
Science GPA: 3.60
Summary of Application Experience
Combined PhD/MSTP: No
Secondary Completed: No
Interview Invite: No
Interview Attended: No
Summary of Experience:
Great School but already spent a lot on secondaries.