Finished undergrad unsure of whether to pursue medicine or research. After working, decided to do medicine and finished remaining pre-med classes after graduation. Lots of ECs in Greek life, service, research, hospital volunteer/laboratory work, publication in high impact journal.
// Applications //
Application Cycle One: 06/14/2015
Undergraduate college: Ivy League University
Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
Institution: Rutgers GSBS
Area of Study: Biological/Life Sciences
Degree Obtained: Masters
Total MCAT SCORE: 511
MCAT Section Scores:
Overall GPA: 3.31
Science GPA: 3.28
Summary of Application Experience
**MCAT did not have writing section.
I did not have the ideal statistics coming out of undergrad. But I refused to give up. My purpose in filling out a profile here is to show fellow pre-meds that this process is more than just numbers.
Applied early decision after speaking with dean of admissions. As a lifelong NJ resident, it has been my dream to attend this school. Very pleased with the outcome and excited to start my medical career here.
UMDNJ - New Jersey
Combined PhD/MSTP: No
Secondary Completed: Yes
Interview Invite: Yes
Interview Attended: Yes
Summary of Experience:
Applied early decision after speaking with dean of admissions. Complete by early July, interviewed a week later, accepted 2 weeks later