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  • kikiafter11

  • Application cycles: 07/25/2014
  • Demographics: Female, 28, East Asian
  • Home state: Pennsylvania
  • Last Active: 03/17/2015
  • Brief Profile: Major in Biology, minor in Spanish
    Fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin; Advanced in Spanish; Conversational in French

    Research: 260 hours in clinical data collection and analysis for Blood Transfusion Research while collaborating with Orthopedic, OBGYN, Cardiology Department. Review Technical Manual for Blood Transfusion Guideline. 1 Publication.

    Study Abroad:
    1. Global Leadership Program in Panama (1 month)
    2. Trans-Atlantic Science Student Exchange Program in Paris, France (1 semester) - studied biology subjects (Biochemistry, Physiology and Biostatistics) in French

    One-week Immersion Projects:
    1. Interfaith in Greater Philadelphia, lived and volunteered in a homeless shelter
    2. Immigration Issue Study in El Paso, Texas, lived and volunteered in a Church

    Clinical Experience:
    1. Shriners' Hospital for Children - 60 hours - Childcare volunteer
    2. Temple University Hospital - 40 hours - shadowed in Family Medicine, Trauma, Surgery, Blood Bank

    Volunteer:
    1. Project Shine - AmeriCorps - taught ESL and Health Literacy at 6 sites in Philadelphia for 330 hours. Target population: immigrants, refugees, seniors.
    2. Project EdSaLi - collaborated with Panamanian local nonprofit to establish an afterschool program, taught Leadership, Antibullying and Health Education to 40 kids aged 6 to 17 for 1 month. (July 2012, June-July 2013)

    In school:
    1. Students for Justice in Palestine - active member

    Paid employment:
    1. Conversation Partners (1 year)
    2. Dunkin Donuts (1 year)
    3. College of Science and Technology Ambassador 2012

    Awards/Recognition:
    1. Gilman Scholarship
    2. CARAS grant (Creative and Research Arts Scholarship)
    3. Camille and Bill Cosby Scholarship in Science
    4. Truman Scholarship National Finalist
    5. Greater Philadelphia Latin American Studies Consortium Travel Grant
    6. Henrietta S. Treen Scholarship
    7. Philadelphia City Scholarship
    8. Best Research Students Award
    9. Harry Shiroff Scholarship

    Conference/Presentation
    1. TURF CREWS
    2. Greater Philadelphia Latin American Studies Consortium
    3. Delaware Re-Entry Conference
    4. Honors New Student Colloquium
    5. Global Temple Conference
    6. Global Leadership Program Guest Lecture x2
    7. Trial of Feedback in Blood Use in Temple University Hospital
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 07/25/2014

    • Undergraduate college: Temple University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 509
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 129, C/P 128, CARS 124  
    • Overall GPA: 3.71
    • Science GPA: 3.55

    Application Complete

    Jefferson Medical College
    Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Wright State University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Boston University
    Temple University
    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University
    Columbia University
    Michigan State University
    Tulane University
    New York Medical College
    University of Rochester
    Mayo Medical School
    New York University

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Pennsylvania State University

    Attended Interview

    Drexel University
    The Commonwealth Medical College
    Marshall University

    Accepted

    Cooper School of Rowan University

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