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  • SleepingForest

  • Application cycles: 06/03/2014
  • Demographics: Female, 27, Caucasian
  • Home state: Connecticut
  • Last Active: 06/11/2015
  • Brief Profile: Now that the application cycle is over I will try to put a bit more information here in hopes that it will be helpful for some of you in the future. There were MANY things I wish I had done differently, but in the end I am going to one of my top choices and I am very lucky that things turned out so fortunately!

    Stats:
    Top ~25 school
    Double major in Econ and Biology
    GPA: 3.95
    MCAT: 36 (14/10/12)

    Shadowing:
    -None

    Clinical Volunteering (sigh...my downfall, please apply with more hours than me)
    -25 hours on application
    -updated with 100-150 in September/October

    Research
    -4 years in on lab
    -Large award, other fellowships
    -Several conferences and posters, NO pubs

    Teaching
    -several TA positions in Econ and Bio

    Employment
    -Couple of relatively interesting summer internships in tangentially related fields
    -Gap year position in scientific consulting

    Other
    -Held leadership position in honor's society on campus
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/03/2014

    • Total MCAT SCORE: 519
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 131, C/P 129, CARS 127  
    • Overall GPA: 3.94
    • Science GPA: 3.95

    Applied, Rejected

    University of Washington

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Boston University
    Duke University
    George Washington University
    Georgetown University
    Johns Hopkins University
    Loyola University Chicago
    Stanford University
    University of California, San Francisco
    University of Maryland
    University of Pennsylvania
    University of Chicago
    University of North Carolina
    Harvard University
    Baylor College
    Drexel University
    Emory University
    Columbia University
    Yale University

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    University of California, San Diego

    Attended Interview, Withdrew

    University of California, Los Angeles

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    New York University

    Accepted off Waitlist

    Vanderbilt University

    Accepted

    Tulane University

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