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  • DrMattOglesby

  • Application cycles: 2008
  • Demographics: Male, 40, Caucasian
  • Home state: California
  • Last Active: 03/24/2010   -   Latest Activity
  • Brief Profile: *Qualifier about GPA*
    I have 255 semester credits and I worked all throughout college. I have a handful of Withdrawals on transcripts. The majority of premed is taken through CA community colleges (OChem and Biochem at UCBerkely Extension + New College). I didn\'t become a premed student until after I got my BA degree.

    -Soccer Coach/Referee
    -NVC Soccer Team
    -Active School Club Member (wrestling, judo, psych, philo, intramural sports)
    -Triathlon competitor (11 races including the IronMan and volunteering)
    -Florida State Judo Champion 2005 - Novice Division
    -Swim Instructor (YMCA and Children\'s Learning Center of Miami)
    -Lifeguard of the year award at FIU
    -Senator of Health Occupations at NVC
    -Pantherstop Clerk at FIU
    -Medical Certifications (EMT, CPR, Lifeguarding--misc. addtnl certs)
    -Substitute Teacher for grades K-12
    -Paid tutor/supplemental-instructor for Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology
    -Emergency Department Volunteer
    -Clinical Student Internship (ICU, PM&R, FP, Nurse)
    -Dean\'s List / President\'s Honor Roll

    *My personal statement is about saving a professor\'s life while lifeguarding. It continues about some other experiences and supports the thesis that I am qualified and passionate to practice medicine.
    *I am 25% Cherokee Indian (but can\'t prove it) and 25% Chamorro. My step-dad is a physician and my mom is a nurse.

    -Physio/Zoology/Anatomy Prof.
    -Gen Bio Prof.
    -Sociology Prof.
    -Lifeguard Supervisor
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2008

    • Undergraduate college: Florida International University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Psychology/Social Sciences
    • Institution: Napa Valley College & Solano College
    • Area of Study: Other
    • Degree Obtained: AA (x4)
    • Institution: New College of CA (in SF) & UC Berkeley
    • Area of Study: Premedical Studies
    • Degree Obtained: none
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 511
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 127, C/P 128, CARS 127  
    • Overall GPA: 3.58
    • Science GPA: 3.42

    Summary of Application Experience

    AACOMAS submitted: 6/26/08
    AMCAS submitted: 7/2/08

    Applied, Rejected

    University of California, San Diego
    University of Hawaii

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Rosalind Franklin University
    University of California, Irvine
    Tulane University
    University of California, Davis
    University of Miami
    Stanford University

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    George Washington University
    Albany Medical College
    Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Meharry Medical College
    University of Toledo
    Loyola University Chicago
    Nova Southeastern University
    Touro University - Mare Island

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Medical College of Wisconsin
    Arizona College of Mid. University

    Attended Interview, Withdrew

    Florida International University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    Creighton University


    Pennsylvania State University
    Western University of Health Sciences
    A.T. Still University - Mesa

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