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  • baylarina

  • Application cycles: 06/20/2013
  • Demographics: Female, 29, Caucasian
  • Home state: California
  • Last Active: 05/16/2014
  • Brief Profile: I've found several of these profiles to be quite helpful, so I figured I'd pay it forward! If you have any questions, feel free to shoot me a message. Will update with a more specific timeline, demographics, etc. after the cycle is over.

    GPA: >3.8
    MCAT: >38
    Light research, a few unique extracurricular activities, lots of clinical and non-clinical volunteering.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/20/2013

    • Undergraduate college: State School
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 472
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 118, C/P 118, CARS 118  
    • Overall GPA: 0.00
    • Science GPA: 0.00

    Summary of Application Experience

    I echo others' sentiments that applying to medical school is a long, expensive, and at times emotional process, but I am very grateful for the reflection it has inspired and the opportunity to meet so many incredible people over the past several months. I've felt both pleasantly surprised and disappointed, as well as frustrated by a lack of transparency around some admissions decisions, but I am also very thankful and cannot wait to begin med school in the fall! Through it all, I tried my best to stay true to myself and follow my intuition, which are my two pieces of (somewhat cheesy) advice for future applicants stumbling across this page. Best of luck to all the other applicants out there!

    Applied

    New York University
    Northwestern University
    Rosalind Franklin University
    Virginia Commonwealth University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    George Washington University
    Harvard University
    Jefferson Medical College
    University of California, Davis
    University of Pennsylvania
    Yale University
    Tufts University
    Stanford University

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Drexel University

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Boston University
    Emory University
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Tulane University
    Washington University in St. Louis
    University of Southern California

    Attended Interview

    University of California, Los Angeles

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    University of California, San Francisco
    Columbia University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    University of California, San Diego
    University of Pittsburgh
    University of California, Irvine

    Accepted

    University of Michigan
    University of Chicago
    Case Western Reserve University

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