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  • justkeepingtrack

  • Application cycles: 06/06/2016
  • Demographics: Male, 28, Caucasian
  • Home state: Michigan
  • Last Active: 06/27/2017
  • Brief Profile: LizzyM 71 I'm LGBT and also had an extensive research background-5 pubs, worked at NASA post grad. Detailed mdapps really gave me hope during my cycle so I'm paying it forward!
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/06/2016

    • Undergraduate college: Top 10 Ivy
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 514
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 129, CARS 126  
    • Overall GPA: 3.75
    • Science GPA: 3.66

    Summary of Application Experience

    Cycle went way better than expected. I think my process is a pretty good example of how anything can happen. I thought I was going to be Dead on Arrival with a 9 verbal score and considered retaking the new MCAT, but a few top programs gave me a shot and it worked out. UCSF was a total moonshot--especially being from out of state. I submitted a LOI in mid-April disguised as an update (they aren't open to outright LOIs) got the best news of my life two weeks later.


    Vanderbilt University
    University of California, Los Angeles

    Application Complete, Rejected

    University of Michigan
    Tufts University
    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University
    Jefferson Medical College
    University of Pittsburgh
    University of Southern California
    University of Chicago
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    University of Virginia
    Cornell University
    Boston University
    Yale University
    University of Pennsylvania
    Stanford University
    New York University
    Harvard University
    Johns Hopkins University
    Northwestern University
    George Washington University

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    SUNY Stony Brook
    Rosalind Franklin University
    Oakland University
    Western University of Health Sciences

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    Columbia University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    Wayne State University
    Mayo Medical School
    Dartmouth College
    Brown University

    Accepted off Waitlist

    University of Rochester
    University of California, San Francisco


    University of Colorado
    Georgetown University
    Hofstra University

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