I enlisted in the Navy in 2003 right after high school. I applied to and then subsequently attended the Naval Academy in 2005 and graduated in 2009 with a BSEE. I went to the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA, and earned my MSEE in 2010. After that, I served as a submariner at sea for three years and in operational testing and evaluation since 2014.
I decided I wanted to be a doctor while serving aboard a submarine. I completed basic pre-requisite work in my time off, evenings and weekends. Applying to medical school has been a great opportunity!
First 2015 MCAT score: 501 Second 2015 MCAT score: 505
// Applications //
Application Cycle One: 08/17/2015
Undergraduate college: United States Naval Academy
Undergraduate Area of study: Engineering/Technology
Institution: Naval Postgraduate School
Area of Study: Engineering/Technology
Degree Obtained: MSEE
Total MCAT SCORE: 505
MCAT Section Scores:
Overall GPA: 3.81
Science GPA: 3.81
Summary of Application Experience
I applied late in the cycle for 2016. My application was slightly delayed because I was still completing pre-requisite work. My application was also delayed because I took the MCAT twice, first receiving a 501 and then receiving a 505 the second time. My second MCAT score wasn't available until October 12th, 2015. It wasn't until after the second score that I submitted the majority of my secondary applications.
Virginia Commonwealth University
Combined PhD/MSTP: No
Secondary Completed: No
Interview Invite: No
Interview Attended: No
Summary of Experience:
Wish I could apply. My application was opened and closed on 10/6/2015. Second MCAT score was 10/12/2015. Probably rejected before I could submit secondary because MCAT (501) was too low.