10/11: Got placed on hold at Mayo Minnesota. Thinking about sending a letter of interest in the following weeks.
10/14: Added 3 MSTP schools to my list as back up(Colorado, Minnesota, and Alabama). I am research heavy and I think I will appeal to MSTP programs.
10/21: Got my first II to California University of Science and Medicine. Somewhat relieved but Im not so sure about attending a new/unranked MD school.
10/28: First R. Just got rejected from Mayo Arizona. Going to send Mayo Minnesota a letter of interest in the following days.
10/30: Second R to UPitt. Kind of pissed but it seems like the ball is rolling with my apps. Hopefully November is better as I heard that most Labor Day apps will be reviewed then.
11/3: Rejected from UCLA. Really pissed about this one. Submitting in early September, probably screwed me over for UCLA as the bulk of IIs already went out by then. Also sent a Mayo letter of interest recently to potentially get off hold. Added some lower ranking schools today (Creighton and USF) even thought its a bit late in the game.
11/5: Holy shit! I got an interview invite to UCSF. I just woke up, randomly checked my spam inbox, and there it was. Man, Im so excited. Its funny how I got an II to a top 5 school while mid tiers are ghosting me. Although, Im hopeful that Ill be getting more IIs in the next few weeks.