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  • snowakay

  • Application cycles: 06/06/2016
  • Demographics: Female, 25, Caucasian
  • Home state: Ohio
  • Last Active: 05/05/2017
  • Brief Profile: I spent a lot of time on here, so I'll try to be as thorough as possible without giving away too much.

    Traditional student, Ohio resident
    I took the 2015 MCAT: 519, 130/131/128/130
    Not technically URM, but could be considered "diverse" by some schools (and fall within URM definition for at least one).

    Extra Curriculars:
    -Research: 2 years in lab, several poster presentation + awards, thesis (1300 hrs)
    -Multicultural club president & co-founder (150 hrs)
    -Public health internship (180 hrs)
    -Peer health educator (135 hrs)
    -Peer research mentor (160 hrs)
    -Worked various jobs
    -Hospital volunteering (~100 hrs)
    -Various shadowing (~230 hrs)
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/06/2016

    • Undergraduate college: Large State School
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 522
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 129, C/P 132, CARS 132  
    • Overall GPA: 3.72
    • Science GPA: 3.65

    Summary of Application Experience

    Basic Timeline:

    6/7: AMCAS Submitted
    6/27-7/30: Secondaries submitted. Turnaround time ranged from 0-25 days (median = 10).
    7/30: Complete at all schools
    8/3-9/11: Received interviews from Pitt, Cincinnati, Case Western, the Cleveland Clinic, and Ohio State
    8/31-10/12: Attended above interviews, received II from Illinois
    10/17: Accepted(!!) to Cincinnati, deferred at Ohio State (boo)
    11/5: Accepted to Case Western!
    11/9: Withdrew from Illinois
    11/29, 12/14: II, interview at Temple
    12/29: Sent in updates to Northwestern, Mt Sinai, Michigan, Ohio State, Pitt, and the Cleveland Clinic
    1/30: Accepted to Pitt and Temple!
    1/25-2/8: Rejected or withdrew from all remaining pre-II schools (8 schools)

    Pre-II rejections came throughout.

    Application Complete, Rejected

    University of Michigan
    University of Rochester
    Indiana University
    University of Chicago
    Tufts University
    New York University
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Boston University
    Northwestern University

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Jefferson Medical College
    Wright State University
    University of Louisville
    University of Toledo

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    University of Illinois

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    Ohio State University

    Accepted off Waitlist

    Cleveland Clinic Medical School


    University of Pittsburgh
    Case Western Reserve University
    Temple University
    University of Cincinnati

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