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  • majahops

  • Application cycles: 2008
  • Demographics: Male, 41, Caucasian
  • Home state: California
  • Last Active: 06/18/2012   -   Latest Activity
  • Brief Profile: EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

    ~ Kaiser Permanente - Research Coordinator
    ~ UCLA School of Medicine - Research Coordinator
    ~ UC Davis Medical Center - Network Administrator
    ~ Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care (CHSRPC) - Research Assistant
    ~ Journal of Veterinary Medical Education (JVME) - Journal Submission Website Designer

    VOLUNTEERING

    ~ Crossing the Digital Divide (CDD) - Computer Instructor
    ~ Mission Hospice - Hospice Volunteer

    SHADOWING

    ~ Oncology, San Diego Naval Medical Center
    ~ Internal Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center
    ~ Pediatrics, UC Davis Children\'s Hospital
    ~ Breast Cancer Center, UC Davis Medical Center
    ~ Emergency Medicine, UCLA Medical Center
    ~ Homeless Health Care, Venice Family Clinic

    RESEARCH

    ~ Prostate Cancer Education, Kaiser Permanente (CDC, $2.3 mil)
    ~ End of Life Curriculum, UCLA and UC Davis Medical Center (NIH, NCI, $4.8 mil)
    ~ Asthma Registry Initiative, UC Davis Satellite CPN Network
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2008

    • Undergraduate college: University of California, Davis
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Psychology/Social Sciences
    • Institution: Georgetown University (NOT the SMP)
    • Area of Study: Other
    • Degree Obtained: PBPM
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 513
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 127, CARS 127  
    • Overall GPA: 3.40
    • Science GPA: 3.52

    Summary of Application Experience

    * I hope my tracking of these key dates is of some use to future applicants. *

    MCAT Taken: 1/25
    MCAT Scores Received: 2/24
    AMCAS Grades entered: 5/14
    AMCAS Transcripts requested: 5/15
    AMCAS Essay entered: 5/20
    AMCAS Activities entered: 5/24
    AMCAS Submitted: 6/04
    AMCAS Transcripts all received: 6/09
    AMCAS Processed: 6/13
    AMCAS Sent Application to schools: 6/24

    1st Secondary received: 6/24 (Medical College of Wisconsin)
    1st Secondary Confirmed complete: 7/16 (Georgetown University)
    1st Interview invite received: 8/4 (Georgetown University)
    1st Interview: 9/10 (Georgetown University)
    1st Rejection: 9/19 (University of California, San Francisco)
    1st Acceptance: 10/29 (Jefferson Medical College)
    1st Waitlist: 10/16 (Creighton University)

    Applied, Rejected

    University of California, San Francisco
    University of California, San Diego

    Application Complete

    Meharry Medical College
    Howard University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Medical College of Wisconsin
    University of Illinois
    Oregon Health & Science University
    SUNY Upstate
    University of California, Los Angeles
    Tulane University
    UMDNJ - New Jersey
    University of California, Davis
    Tufts University
    Rosalind Franklin University

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Wake Forest University
    University of Toledo
    Drexel University
    Saint Louis University
    SUNY Buffalo
    George Washington University

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Georgetown University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    Creighton University
    University of California, Irvine

    Accepted off Waitlist

    SUNY Downstate
    Virginia Commonwealth University

    Accepted

    Jefferson Medical College
    Temple University
    Pennsylvania State University
    New York Medical College
    Boston University

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