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  • Application cycles: 06/28/2015
  • Demographics: Male, 28, Caucasian
  • Home state: California
  • Last Active: 12/19/2015
  • Brief Profile: Recent grad, 2014, had two gap years. Global Health Focus.

    ~1000 hours of various research done
    3 research projects
    one at home institution, 650 hours, bench science, medically related. (received funding for summer research, presented poster at national conference, led and designed own project, senior thesis)
    one in a hospital, clinical research (abstract submitted)
    one abroad, ethnography

    ~650 hours nonclinical volunteering
    600 hours abroad
    50 hours volunteering at home

    ~265 hours clinical volunteering (although a fair amount done abroad)
    Worked in a mobile clinic abroad(180 hours)
    Volunteered at a homeless clinic in the US (65 hours)

    ~110 hours US MD shadowing
    Over various fields

    ~180 hours employment
    (Head TA)

    ~1000 hours on major sport/activity during college
    Leadership, competed at a national level
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/28/2015

    • Undergraduate college: Top Liberal Arts
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 519
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 130, CARS 129  
    • Overall GPA: 3.90
    • Science GPA: 3.85

    Summary of Application Experience

    Gpa rounded for anonymity.
    I was ready for the application process really early on... until my transcript got lost in the mail. A second one was finally just verified, so my application is a little bit later than I was hoping for.

    Secondaries received most places within a week besides all the UC's and vanderbilt.


    Baylor College
    Columbia University
    Duke University
    Emory University
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    University of California, Davis
    University of California, Irvine
    University of California, Los Angeles
    University of Michigan
    University of Pennsylvania
    Yale University

    Applied, Rejected

    Cleveland Clinic Medical School
    Johns Hopkins University
    New York University
    Stanford University
    Tulane University
    Vanderbilt University
    Mayo Medical School

    Invited for Interview

    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Jefferson Medical College

    Attended Interview

    Harvard University
    University of California, San Francisco
    Case Western Reserve University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    University of Southern California
    University of California, San Diego
    University of Miami


    Northwestern University

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