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  • Application cycles: 06/30/2015
  • Demographics: Male, 27, East Asian
  • Home state: Maryland
  • Last Active: 04/25/2016
  • Brief Profile: --> 2015 MCAT score: 527

    -Finished undergrad a year early, double major in economics and pre-med related field, magna cum laude. Completed one-year MPH from Ivy w/ strong public health school. Taking a gap year during this app cycle.
    -Will be applying MD/MBA joint admissions where available.

    --> 2 sport D-I athlete, All-Ivy, Academic All-American (Under Armour, coaches' association All-American in HS. Rivals Top 100 recruits, 2x ESPN FAB 50 team). Have represented the US in one sport at age group, junior, and collegiate/senior levels.
    --> 4 pubs (1,2,5,6 author), another 2 in prep/submitted. 4 nat'l/int'l level conference presentations/posters. Won a national honor for student research (basic research).
    --> 1 year of clinical research in ortho-spine surgery. Will be co-author of upcoming book chapter w/ PI doc.
    --> 1 self-written review on ortho/sports med in-press (recently accepted).
    --> Head of review for undergrad research pub, on review board for 2 other schools' UG journals
    --> Editor for school paper, writer for satire magazine
    --> Concert certified pianist
    --> Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Alpha Kappa Psi, Alpha Iota Gamma, Alpha Phi Omega, AMSA
    --> Lifeguard, swim coach, SAT tutor jobs. Sports med trainer for school athletics dept.
    --> Student gov. athlete rep
    --> Lots and lots of different volunteering/shadowing/charity. Various volunteering awards.
    --> Other misc. fun facts (ie FIDE ranked chess player, tri-lingual etc)
    --> Gap year job: Funded to co-head a sports med, injury prevention/treatment, and surgical rehab study by the MLBPA in Chicago.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/30/2015

    • Undergraduate college: Ivy
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Psychology/Social Sciences
    • Institution: Ivy
    • Area of Study: Other
    • Degree Obtained: Masters of Public Health (MPH)
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 472
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 118, C/P 118, CARS 118  
    • Overall GPA: 3.70
    • Science GPA: 3.51

    Summary of Application Experience

    3/8: Looks like my cycle is winding down. I'll update maybe one more time if anything new happens. Deleted my comments/reactions to each school on here, PM me on SDN if you're curious about any place specific. Hope this helps!

    Applied, Withdrew

    Tulane University
    University of California, San Diego

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Yale University
    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University
    Washington University in St. Louis
    University of Iowa
    Georgetown University

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Columbia University
    Dartmouth College
    Duke University
    Cornell University
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    University of California, Los Angeles
    University of Miami

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Baylor College
    Vanderbilt University
    University of Virginia
    Boston University

    Attended Interview, Withdrew

    New York University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    Johns Hopkins University

    Accepted off Waitlist

    Harvard University
    University of California, San Francisco


    Northwestern University
    University of Maryland
    Stanford University
    University of Chicago
    University of Pennsylvania
    University of Pittsburgh

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