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  • rosemilk

  • Application cycles: 06/29/2016
  • Demographics: Female, 28
  • Home state: Connecticut
  • Last Active: 05/13/2017
  • Brief Profile: Hello! I hope this ends up being helpful to someone someday-- good luck with your application cycle! Feel free to PM me on here or SDN.
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    I'm a non-traditional applicant, a few years out of undergrad. I applied super broadly because my pre-health adviser was cautiously optimistic about my chances (understandably). I included schools that were relatively reasonable and ones that were well beyond my reach, only because I work and had specifically saved funds for a year for this interview season. No regrets! :)

    Experiences:
    -LizzyM is about 65. (Decent MCAT, lower cGPA/sGPA w/ upward trend)
    -Significant research; multiple years/summers in undergrad, honors thesis, publication and multiple posters/presentations.
    -Decent amount of both clinical/non clinical volunteering sustained over 2-ish years.
    -Worked full time in clinical research post-undergrad (+1 college summer) at a hospital. Thousands of hours.
    -A few honors (departmental, dean's list, research society), but nothing that significant.
    -Multiple leadership positions on campus; cultural awareness/appreciation and health-related positions.
    -Lots of paid employment, work study from undergrad and one summer when I wasn't doing research yet.
    -Minimal dedicated shadowing, including primary care.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/29/2016

    • Undergraduate college: Liberal Arts College
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 511
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 126, CARS 127  
    • Overall GPA: 3.40
    • Science GPA: 3.30

    Summary of Application Experience

    I hope to circle back around and fill this in sometime later!

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Georgetown University
    University of Rochester
    Brown University
    University of Southern California
    Wake Forest University
    University of California, San Diego
    Stanford University
    New York University
    University of Pennsylvania
    Harvard University
    Columbia University
    Yale University
    Emory University
    Tulane University
    Northwestern University

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Jefferson Medical College
    Rosalind Franklin University
    University of Connecticut

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Albany Medical College
    Meharry Medical College
    New York Medical College

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Drexel University
    University of Massachusetts

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Boston University
    Cornell University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    George Washington University
    Dartmouth College
    Tufts University
    Hofstra University

    Accepted

    University of California, Los Angeles
    Queen's University
    Temple University
    Morehouse School of Medicine

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