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  • Application cycles: 10/14/2013
  • Demographics: Female, 6, South Asian
  • Home state: California
  • Last Active: 03/01/2014

// Applications //

Application Cycle One: 10/14/2013

  • Undergraduate college: UC Riverside
  • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
  • Total MCAT SCORE: 509
  • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 129, CARS 122  
  • Overall GPA: 3.82
  • Science GPA: 3.65

Summary of Application Experience

-First time applicant (applied late, did not apply for Early Decision)
-Underrepresented population-learning disabilities and neurological disorder.
-Dual majors in Neuroscience and Psychology, Bachelor's
-8 semesters Dean's List Summa Cum Laude Post-Baccaulaureate (24-40 units a semester)
-Post-bac GPA inflation (166+ units)
-Total Cost of Post-Bac Tuition $37,421

Discrepancies on Transcript

Undergraduate Transcript
History of Epileptic Grand Mal Seizures-Cleared
Diagnosed with Learning Disabilities in 2007, life-long since 2nd grade
Diagnosed with narcolepsy, orexin neuronal death 2009
Diagnosed with occipital region tumor 2009-Cleared

UC Berkeley Transcript
-Hospitalized and resuscitated on 2012 –Five withdrawals
-Temporary blindness
-Heart and Liver damage
-Memory Loss
-Right Temporal Lobe Brain damage

-Applied to 8 schools
-Quinnipiac University School of Medicine (Connecticut)
-Uniformed Military Services School of Medicine (Utah)
-UC Riverside School of Medicine (California)
-Loma Linda School of Medicine (California)
-Howard University School of Medicine (Washington DC)
-Albany School of Medicine (New York)
-New York Medicine College School of Medicine (New York)
-Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (Tennessee)

Secondary
Never received Vanderbilt
Never received UC Riverside

Rejected after Secondary Submission
-NYMC (Rejected February 28, 2014) (low verbal score)
-Uniformed Military Services School of Medicine (received email stating candidates with neurological disorders are banned)

Withdrew Application

-Albany School of Medicine

Interviewed
-Loma Linda University School of Medicine
-Howard University School of Medicine

Waitlisted
-Loma Linda University School of Medicine (Average incoming class 3.8 GPA, MCAT 30 with 10 V, 10 P, 10 B)
Waiting to hear back
-Howard University School of Medicine (Average incoming class 3.5 GPA, MCAT 28 with 9 V, 9 P, 11 B)

Applied

Vanderbilt University

Applied, Withdrew

Albany Medical College
Drexel University

Application Complete, Rejected

New York Medical College
Uniformed Services University

Attended Interview

Howard University

Attended Interview, Waitlisted

Loma Linda University

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