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:
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.