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  • Application cycles: 06/10/2015
  • Demographics: Female, 30, Caucasian
  • Home state: Pennsylvania
  • Last Active: 11/21/2016
  • Brief Profile: LizzyM ~68

    The rundown:
    3.73 cGPA, 3.79 sGPA
    31 MCAT (11/8/12)
    PA resident
    White Female

    Clinical:
    ~225 hours direct patient care for nursing clinicals (nursing homes and oncology unit)
    ~1000+ hours as a pharmacy technician, PTCB certified

    Shadowing:
    ~60 hours shadowing a Pediatrician, Primary Care doctor, Orthopedic surgeon, Pulmonologist, Ophthalmologist/retinal surgeon (DO), Pediatric Ophthalmologist

    Non-clinical Volunteering:
    ~80+ hours volunteering with a no-kill dog rescue (on AMCAS I put over about 200 hours, since that's what it could be by the time I would matriculate in 2015)
    -60+ (and counting) hours with a non-profit organization that benefits homeless/very low-income children in the Philadelphia area

    Tutoring/Leadership:
    -Two years as a TA for economics (around 400 hours)- includes tutoring, exam proctoring, grading, etc
    I was basically in charge of running the class Facebook page and organizing reviews for exams, and helping with homework
    -Lead Pharmacy Technician at my job. I assist in training, especially.
    -Section Leader at the non-profit. I lead groups of 10-25 volunteers at various stations within the organization

    Honors:
    -Alpha Epsilon Delta - participated in about 14 hours of volunteering with Red Cross and Autism Speaks in the month I was a member (nationally inducted, if that means anything..)
    -Deans List (likely won't list this on AMCAS)
    -Student Marshal at commencement

    Research:
    Tiny amount of hypothesis-based research - one semester, maybe 40 hours - project on plant growth/development

    Others/hobbies:
    -PADI open water diver
    -Pep Band (1 year, about 40 hours)
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/10/2015

    • Undergraduate college: Penn State University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 511
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 128, CARS 124  
    • Overall GPA: 3.73
    • Science GPA: 3.79

    Summary of Application Experience

    Well, as the application season has passed and I've officially matriculated I am willing to post my stats.
    My summary of my application will come at a later date.

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Oakland University
    Loyola University Chicago
    University of Pennsylvania
    Marshall University
    Tufts University
    Pennsylvania State University
    University of Miami
    Rush Medical College
    George Washington University
    SUNY Stony Brook
    Creighton University
    Wake Forest University
    Temple University
    University of Vermont
    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University
    West Virginia (D.O.)

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Virginia Commonwealth University
    University of South Florida
    Eastern Virginia Medical School

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Albany Medical College
    The Commonwealth Medical College
    Queen's University
    Jefferson Medical College

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    Dartmouth College
    West Virginia University

    Accepted

    Drexel University

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