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  • SomethingSassy

  • Application cycles: 07/26/2015
  • Demographics: Male, 32, Caucasian
  • Home state: Washington
  • Last Active: 01/29/2016
  • Brief Profile: *Ignore the above MCAT score - it's formatted for the old MCAT*

    MCAT 2015:
    ChemPhys = 127
    CARS = 131
    BioBiochem = 126
    PsychoSoc = 128

    1. Not a very good sGPA, but with a strong upward trend in science courses. Faced some hardship that led to bad grades one year in college, but was able to overcome them.
    2. Lots of experience in the field as a volunteer EMT, Spanish medial translator, triage assistant, shadowing, and health-related education. Most of my experiences have been working with underserved patients and providers, particularly Hispanic patients.
    3. Research experience, both wet-bench and public health-related. A couple publications, one as first author in public health and two independent research projects in community / rural health.
    4. Work experience at a health care clinic for multiple years during school and also in a couple health-related non-profits, working as an assistant and/or program evaluation analyst.
    5. Graduated in spring 2015 and have been working in the health education field since then, working directly with patients and physicians daily. Also, currently volunteering in triage / Spanish translation at a local clinic for the underserved.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 07/26/2015

    • Undergraduate college: Small Liberal Arts School
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Psychology/Social Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 472
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 118, C/P 118, CARS 118  
    • Overall GPA: 3.60
    • Science GPA: 3.30

    Summary of Application Experience

    NOTE: One school is not listed as an option in the drop-down menu so I have added my application status below --

    Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed)
    Primary Completed - 8/28/2015
    Secondary Completed - 9/1/2015
    Interview Invite - 10/8/2015
    Interview Attended - 12/4/2015
    SUC / Waitlist Notice - 12/21/2015

    Application Complete

    Oregon Health & Science University
    Tulane University
    Rush Medical College
    Virginia Tech Carilion
    University of Vermont
    Albany Medical College
    Loyola University Chicago
    University of North Carolina
    Brown University
    Meharry Medical College
    Wake Forest University

    Attended Interview

    University of Washington

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