MCAT: 1st time in January 2014; 2nd time in June 2014 (still waiting for score)
Employment: Nuclear Medicine Clinical Research Coordinator at UCSF's Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging (started job March 2014, so was studying simultaneously while commuting/working in the city)
Application submission: I wish I was able to submit sooner, but studying while working...while applying was a tad difficult. Decided to just focus on work and MCATs and complete applications as fast as I could after the test was done.
UC Irvine Activities/Awards:
Latin honors, cum laude.
Honors in Biological Sciences.
Deans Honors List for 10 consecutive quarters.
Excellence in Research Award.
UROP (Research presentation and poster finalist) Award for 2 years.
UROP Multidisciplinary Design Program for 1 year (design public health projects and reach out to local clinics).
Clinical Care Extender Intern at Hoag Hospital for 3 years (medical volunteer).
Clinical Care Extender Exemplary Award in Outpatient Surgery.
Clinical research coordinator/research associate at UCIMC's Emergency Department for 2 years.
LARC Tutor for 3 years.
Organic Chemistry Department Tutoring Coordinator/tutor for 2 years.
Chemistry Education Research for 3 years.
CampMed counselor for high school kids for 1 year.
Global Medical Brigades volunteer in Panama for 1 week.
Post grad: Studied for the MCATs and started working as a CRC (clinical research coordinator) at UCSF.
No applications have been submitted yet during this cycle.