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  • User #9168

  • Application cycles: 06/27/2009
  • Demographics: Female, 38, Caucasian
  • Home state: Illinois
  • Last Active: 06/07/2010
  • Brief Profile: paranoid/anonymous time...

    MCAT low 30s
    3.0 < GPA < 3.5
    3.3 < sGPA < 3.6
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/27/2009

    • Undergraduate college: University of Illinois
    • Undergraduate Area of study: English/Literature
    • Institution: University of Illinois
    • Area of Study: Premedical Studies
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 472
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 118, C/P 118, CARS 118  
    • Overall GPA: 1.00
    • Science GPA: 1.00

    Summary of Application Experience

    6/18: MCAT. AAMC practice tests in the 31-37 range. Here\'s to hoping for the high end of that!

    6/28: submitted.

    7/21: under review!

    7/21: After an agonizing wait, MCAT scores up. Lower than I expected, but I\'m going to roll with it!

    7/22: Verified! Bring on those secondaries!

    8/10: Almost finished with secondaries, but I\'m out of the country and can\'t mail in GW, Rosalind Franklin, and SUNY.

    8/11: Letters finally in.

    8/15: Struggling with Georgetown secondary. Really, 5000 characters on why I want to go to there?

    8/17: Returning to Chicago tomorrow!

    8/18: Still waiting for Loyola secondary. I know they screen, but my stats aren\'t that bad!

    8/20: I called Loyola and they are apparently still screening my application. Come on guys, you\'ve had it for a month now!

    8/22: Added some PA schools because I really like writing secondaries.

    8/25: Finally got Loyola\'s secondary. Beastly.

    8/27: Mailed Loyola, George Washington, Rosalind Franklin, and SUNY Downstate. Done with secondaries (for now; I still haven\'t gotten Drexel\'s secondary. No essays on that one though.)

    9/1: New job, first rejection: Boston. It hurts, but it\'s not so bad.

    9/2: Rejected by University of Chicago. Expected, but not a good week on the med school front.

    9/10: Finally got the Drexel secondary.

    9/11: Complete at all schools. Here\'s to hoping.

    9/18: Rejected from Georgetown, but Interview Invite at Tufts! Who needs DC, anyway?

    9/21:Complete email from Columbia. Turned in this one in late July, wonder what the hold up was.

    9/22: On hold at George Washington. Boo.

    10/5: Complete email from Rosalind Franklin.

    10/7: Where are you UIC? I love you, I miss you, and I\'m sorry I ever talked bad about you. Please, please look at my application.

    10/20: Rejected from MCW. Collecting the rejections. Kinda sucks.

    11/2: Rejected by Pitt

    11/3: Interview at Tufts. Amazing place, nice students, love the curriculum.

    11/18: Update letters sent. Maybe this will turn in to an invite. I hope, at least. I want an interview in Chicago!

    11/19: On hold at UIC. This one makes me sad--it\'s my state school and I\'d love to attend.

    11/20: Rejected from Cornell. No surprise, really.

    12/1: Waitlisted at Tufts. Sad day.

    12/18: Rejection from UIC. Crap. My state school. I have average stats for them, volunteering, etc. What are they looking for? I\'m really really sad about this one.

    Application Complete

    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    New York Medical College
    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University
    Loyola University Chicago
    Rosalind Franklin University
    Drexel University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    New York University
    Boston University
    Cornell University
    University of Illinois
    Northwestern University
    Rush Medical College
    University of Chicago
    Georgetown University
    George Washington University
    SUNY Downstate
    Columbia University
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    Temple University
    University of Pittsburgh

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    Tufts University

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