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  • crunchy

  • Application cycles: 06/03/2014
  • Demographics: Male, 31, East Asian
  • Home state: New Jersey
  • Last Active: 08/13/2015
  • Brief Profile: INTRO:

    This website helped me a lot with the application process and I wanted to give back by sharing some of my own information. I hope it helps my fellow premeds out there. Best of luck.


    B.S. in Biomedical Engineering graduated summa cum laude (standard 4 years of college)

    Withdrew from Organic Chemistry 2 junior year and retook it after graduation

    Finished up my science prerequisites at William Paterson University (took 4 science classes) after graduation when I decided to pursue medicine again.

    Had a two year gap between graduation and applying to medical school. Spent those two years taking science classes, volunteering, working part-time, shadowing doctors, and studying for MCATs.


    100+ physician shadowing with plastic surgeon and cardiologist at their clinics
    100+ physician shadowing with vascular surgeon at a hospital
    100+ volunteering at a hospital

    Research in breast cancer risk among ethnic groups at hospital for 1.5 years. Abstract published.

    Undergraduate honors research in microfabricated lab-on-a-chip devices for 2 years. Research grant awarded. Poster presented at symposium.

    Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Society. Part of the executive board.
    Alpha Eta Mu Beta BME Honors Society Member.
    Society representative for engineering student council.

    Went on 3 non-medical missions to Turkey, Haiti, and Belize.

    Taught a free SAT course for low income families for three summers
    Private tutor for 5 years.
    Swim instructor and coach for 2 years. ASCA Certified Coach, lifeguard, CPR, first aid certification.


    SR: Secondary Received
    SC: Secondary Complete
    II: Interview Invite
    IA: Interview Attended
    WL: Waitlisted
    W: Withdrew
    A: Accepted
    R: Rejected
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/03/2014

    • Undergraduate college: Rutgers University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Engineering/Technology
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 514
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 127, C/P 130, CARS 127  
    • Overall GPA: 3.84
    • Science GPA: 3.79

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Jefferson Medical College
    George Washington University
    SUNY Downstate
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    The Commonwealth Medical College
    Rush Medical College
    Emory University
    New York Medical College
    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University
    Creighton University
    Cooper School of Rowan University
    Michigan State University
    Pennsylvania State University
    Temple University

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Oakland University
    UMDNJ - New Jersey
    Rosalind Franklin University
    Georgetown University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    Drexel University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Rejected

    University of Rochester
    Tufts University
    UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson
    Albany Medical College

    Accepted off Waitlist

    University of Vermont


    Medical College of Wisconsin
    Eastern Virginia Medical School

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