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  • sunflowerseeds

  • Application cycles: 07/22/2013
  • Demographics: Female,
  • Home state: Yukon
  • Last Active: 02/20/2018
  • Brief Profile: demographics and numbers are distorted to remain anonymous - will update after application cycle!

    My ECs are nothing too special. Lots of volunteering with disadvantaged populations, minimal research, club leadership roles, several jobs, and some shadowing. I think what helped me get a decent amount of interviews was my application had a nice "theme" that my personal statement highlighted.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 07/22/2013

    • Undergraduate college: Top 40
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 516
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 128, CARS 129  
    • Overall GPA: 3.72
    • Science GPA: 3.50

    Summary of Application Experience

    Took my MCAT in mid-July (writing score is not real) and didn't submit my AMCAS until shortly after the exam. I wasn't verified until 8 weeks later, which was extremely frustrating due to the AMCAS delay. Applying EARLY cannot be stressed enough!

    I pre-wrote all my secondaries and submitted them almost within a week when I was verified in mid-September. I received most of my interview invites after Christmas. Even if you apply a little late like I did, it's not too big of a deal after all so don't panic!

    Update letters are golden. I sent update letters to 7 schools in December/January after not hearing anything for months and consequently received 5/7 interviews from these schools.

    Application Complete

    Duke University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    University of Southern California
    University of Michigan
    Dartmouth College
    Rush Medical College
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    Creighton University
    Georgetown University
    Wake Forest University
    University of Rochester

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    George Washington University

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Temple University
    New York Medical College

    Attended Interview, Withdrew

    Ohio State University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    Saint Louis University

    Accepted off Waitlist

    University of Washington

    Accepted

    Jefferson Medical College
    Oakland University

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