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  • 2001OSM

  • Application cycles: 06/22/2014
  • Demographics: Female, 29, South Asian
  • Home state: California
  • Last Active: 04/10/2015
  • Brief Profile: First generation college student.
    Significant upward trend in GPA.
    Bio major/ Public Health minor.
    Nontraditional(?) I guess; Currently working in healthcare administration.
    For confidentiality reasons, LizzyM ~65.

    About 3 years experience in a microbiology basic science lab. No publications from this work.

    2 years+ volunteering at a free clinic as a clinic assistant (duties involved collecting vitals, interviewing patients, updating charts, etc.) Fair Spanish fluency.

    Shadowed (3 months) primary care doctors in an underserved clinic.

    Gap year working in health administration/finance as a manager of clinical and research accounts of an orthopaedic surgery practice.

    Currently volunteering as a lab assistant in a cadaver surgical lab. Started research on surgical outcomes in a clinical setting with Orthopaedic Surgery faculty/residents I work with.

    1 publication in a not-so-well-known journal, but on something on the effect of changes in health administration/structure on patient care.

    I think most of my letters of rec were pretty strong, but I know at least one could have been much better.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/22/2014

    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 472
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 118, C/P 118, CARS 118  
    • Overall GPA: 1.00
    • Science GPA: 1.00

    Summary of Application Experience

    I am so surprised that I've only heard back from California schools!

    Edit: Finally heard back from an OOS school, University of Miami!! Interview date set on March 2nd.


    Tulane University

    Application Complete

    Drexel University
    Chicago College of Mid. University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Brown University
    Emory University
    New York Medical College
    University of Arizona
    Temple University
    Rosalind Franklin University
    Tufts University
    University of California, San Francisco
    University of California, San Diego
    Charles Drew University/UCLA

    Attended Interview

    University of California, Los Angeles
    Loma Linda University
    University of Miami

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    University of California, Davis
    University of California, Irvine


    Western University of Health Sciences

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