-Hospital volunteer for three summers -Microbiology research for three semesters, no pubs -Plant pathology lab assistant for one semester -Tutor for grade school students and high school student -Assistant editor and writer for international undergraduate journal -Neurology office assistant (40 hrs. total) -Member of Filipino Association -Various shadowing experiences -Dean's List, scholarships, etc.
// Applications //
Application Cycle One: 2006
Undergraduate college: Cornell University
Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
Total MCAT SCORE: 516
MCAT Section Scores:
Overall GPA: 3.62
Science GPA: 3.52
Summary of Application Experience
7/18: Submitted AMCAS much later than I intended. Now we play the waiting game...
8/14: AMCAS verified!!!
8/18: Added Drexel and Ohio State
9/20: Added Mt. Sinai and Mayo
9/25: First Interview Invite! Thanks Wayne. Interview set for 10/20.
10/11: Invite from Ohio State. Will be driving down to Columbus for 12/18 interview.
10/16: First rejection. UChicago. One of my top choices.
10/19: Second rejection. Mayo. Getting a little worried. I might add more safety schools just in case.
10/20: Interviewed at Wayne State today. It was really laid back, not stressful at all. I'll either hear back next Wednesday (10/25) or on 11/30.
10/23: Another rejection. Georgetown.
10/25: First acceptance! Wayne State! Time to start withdrawing some applications...
12/21: Haven't updated in a while, but just got deferred at Ohio State. This really bummed me out because after visiting the campus and talking to the students and faculty, I thought it would be a perfect place for me to go. Oh well...