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  • User #6805

  • Application cycles: 2008
  • Demographics: Female, Caucasian
  • Home state: Mississippi
  • Brief Profile: Clinical Experience (Shadowing)
    2007-08 Shadowing, Gastroenterology (Clinic/Surgery/InPatient) - 120+ hrs
    2008 Shadowing, Cataract/Implant/Lasik Surgery
    2008 Shadowing, OB/GYN (Clinic/High Risk/L&D/OR/Post-Op)
    2008 Shadowing, Asthma & Allergy (Clinic)
    2008 Shadowing, Neonatology (NICU/Intermed. Care/OR/L&D) - 150+ hours

    Additional Experiences/Opportunites/Credentials:
    2006 Intern, Clearview Alcohol & Drug Rehabilitation
    2006 Intern, Small Miracles Child Development Center
    2005 Intern, South Mississippi State Hospital
    2004 Intern, Forrest General Hospital Physical Rehabilitation Unit
    2004-2005 Tutor, William Carey University
    2003 Intern, Twin Oaks Adult Day Care Center

    2004-Present Carey Connection Student Recruiting Team at William Carey University (currently President)
    2003-Present William Carey Chorale
    2003-2006 Student Music Therapy Organization (highest position held: President)

    2005 Camp Counselor, Kamp Kaleidoscope. Kamp Kaleidoscope is the only summer camp in Mississippi for children with autism spectrum disorders.
    2004-Present Volunteer for the American Cancer Society, specifically through events preparing for and throughout the duration of Relay for Life each year.
    2004-Present Master of Ceremonies, William Carey Scholar?s Annual Scholar Dinner
    2004-2005 Help Tutor Children during Parent?s Night Out at West Lake United Methodist Church (volunteer)
    2004-2005 Tutor, William Carey University
    2003-2006 Camp Counselor, Camp Rocky Creek. Camp Rocky Creek is a weekend camp for adults with varying degrees of mental retardation.
    2003-2006 Active Participant at West Lake United Methodist Church
    2003-2005 Worked for Promotion of Organ Donation
    2003-Present Member of William Carey University?s BSU, where I assisted in many community service projects including building for Habitant for Humanity and the Hattiesburg Housing Alternatives programs

    2007 Senior Voice Recital, William Carey University
    2006-Present Pi Gamma Mu, Honors National Fraternity for the Social Sciences, William Carey University
    2006 As a Member of William Carey Chorale, traveled to New York City to sing at Carnegie Hall with Director Sir John Rutter
    2005-Present Omicron Delta Kappa Honor and Leadership Society, William Carey University
    2004 Sophomore Voice Recital, William Carey University
    2004-Present Alpha Chi Honor Society, William Carey University
    2003-Present Endowed Scholarships through William Carey University
    2003-Present William Carey Scholar?s Scholarship
    2003-Present Mississippi Eminent Scholarships Program
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2008

    • Undergraduate college: William Carey University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Fine Arts/Architecture
    • Institution: William Carey University
    • Area of Study: Psychology/Social Sciences
    • Degree Obtained: 2007
    • Institution: William Carey University - Graduate
    • Area of Study: Psychology/Social Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 507
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 129, C/P 127, CARS 124  
    • Overall GPA: 3.85
    • Science GPA: 3.93

    Summary of Application Experience

    AMCAS Released on June 24, 2008

    June 25, 2008 - UT 'Under Review' email arrived.
    July 3, 2008 - Vanderbilt 'Under Review' email arrived.
    July 7, 2008 - Finally! A REAL secondary! University of Mississippi - turned secondary around same evening. Transcripts requested and LOR's in AMCAS processing (hopefully will be received within about a week.
    July 18, 2008 - Letters received by AMCAS, University of MIssissippi's file complete (all transcripts rec'd). Tulane secondary arrived.
    July 20, 2008 - Tulane secondary sent.
    July 24, 2008 - South Alabama secondary rec'd by mail - LORS requested via Interfolio to South Al.
    July 28, 2008 - South Alabama secondary returned.
    August 1, 2008 - ALabama secondary returned
    August 13, 2008 - Vandy rejection.
    August 19, 2008 - First interview!! Tulane - September 22.
    August 22, 2008 - Second interview! UMC - state school. Crossing fingers. I loved this place when I interviewed last year.
    September 11, 2008 - Wonderful interview at UMC! Lots of love all around for this school. Looking forward to good news from here :)
    September 23, 2008 - Good interview at Tulane yesterday. Could I be looking at multiple acceptances??
    October 16, 2008 - I'm officially in at UMC. Top choice, I'm 99% sure this is where I'm going :):)
    October 16, 2008 - Waitlisted at Tulane.
    December 1, 2008 - Waitlisted at UT.
    February 6, 2009- Interview at UAB. Too late in the cycle, I'm set on UMC. It was nice to get the interview, but I won't be going. Withdrawn Feb 7, 2009.
    March 23, 2009 - Rejected from USA. First thing I've heard from them all year.
    My application cycle is OFFICIALLY over! :)

    On October 16, 2008, my life changed in an instant. Follow along with my medical school journey at, and best of luck with your application cycle!

    Applied, Rejected

    Vanderbilt University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    University of South Alabama

    Attended Interview, Withdrew

    University of Alabama

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    University of Tennessee
    Tulane University


    University of Mississippi

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