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  • Application cycles: 06/02/2014
  • Demographics: Female, 28, Caucasian
  • Home state: California
  • Last Active: 05/15/2015
  • Brief Profile: This is for the 2015 cycle, but it won't let me put that date in yet.
    Will submit in early June.

    Underrepresented due to low-income status, obviously not because of race.
    First-generation college student from rural area with shortage of health-care providers.
    PS will focus on being first-gen and low-income, overcoming obstacles to achievement.

    Obviously I didn't take the MCAT that included a writing sample.
    MCAT: >30, <34

    EDUCATION:
    Graduated cum laude
    Founder's scholar award from alma mater
    Award for excellence in Neuroscience

    RESEARCH:
    3.5 years in neuroendocrinology bench research, including thesis receiving high honors
    1 year (ongoing) clinical research at major Boston-area hospital
    Independent project in Boston-area LGBTQ youth healthcare access, poster presented at national conference

    CLINICAL:
    1 (ongoing) year of clinical research coordination, heavy on patient contact (includes investigational drug, device studies with major industry sponsors)
    Hospice volunteering (ongoing, 3+ hrs a week for at least 1 year)

    VOLUNTEERING:
    Hospice (as mentioned)
    Youth shadowing program at hospital
    College-prep and career development mentor for two first-generation, at-risk youth in hometown

    LEADERSHIP
    Peer Health Education (1.5 years)
    Planning committee for national LGBTQ health summit
    Youth Community Advisory Board for LGBTQ research in Boston area
    Board Member for major Boston-area hospital employee group

    WORK EXPERIENCE
    Worked 2-3 jobs throughout college while balancing course load (and athletics for first 2 years of college)
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/02/2014

    • Undergraduate college: Private Liberal Arts
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 472
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 118, C/P 118, CARS 118  
    • Overall GPA: 3.60
    • Science GPA: 3.60

    Summary of Application Experience

    Ready to go already!!

    No applications have been submitted yet during this cycle.

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