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  • SkyWierdo

  • Application cycles: 09/02/2015
  • Demographics: Female, 29, Caucasian
  • Home state: Connecticut
  • Last Active: 03/10/2016
  • Brief Profile: ~200 hours hospital volunteering, ~40 hours shadowing, I also had about 3 years of research in an undergraduate laboratory - a couple poster presentations but no publications. I served as a Peace Corps Volunteer 2013-14, then as Peace Corps Response 2015-16. My AMCAS wasn't ready until September because I had to wait to finish Orgo II and Biochem over the summer.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 09/02/2015

    • Undergraduate college: Case Western Reserve University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 514
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 129, C/P 128, CARS 129  
    • Overall GPA: 3.77
    • Science GPA: 3.85

    Summary of Application Experience

    Kind of a crazy application cycle. Got back to the States late 2014, took organic and biochemistry, then sat for the MCAT in August 2015. Basically filled out and submitted all the secondaries within a week of the scores being released in mid-September, then flew out to start my PCRV position in Africa in October.

    Radio silence and rejections until Dec, when I got an II to UConn. Scheduled and bought plane tickets, then emailed all the schools still considering me since this would be my only chance to get back to the US for interviews. II's from Netter and Case. Flew back for two weeks and did the three interviews. I heard back early February, withdrew from everywhere except Case once I got my Netter acceptance. All-in-all still reeling and impressed that all that actually worked.

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Boston University
    Mayo Medical School
    Rush Medical College
    Dartmouth College
    Drexel University
    Northwestern University

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    University of Vermont
    Emory University
    Tulane University
    Temple University
    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    Case Western Reserve University

    Accepted

    Queen's University

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