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  • User #9843

  • Application cycles: 2008
  • Demographics: Male, Hispanic
  • Home state: Georgia
  • Brief Profile: *Graduated summa cum laude and from the Honors Program at UGA with a B.S. in Psychology
    *Have been working as a unit support associate at a local hospital for the past 3 years
    *Withdrew from the Fall 2005 semester to do Hurricane Katrina relief work in Biloxi, MS
    *Recipient of a National Federation of the Blind scholarship
    *Recipient of Margaret Towson Scholarship for visually impaired student (2003, 2004, 2005)
    *Founded a mentoring program for incoming students at UGA with disabilities
    *Research with capuchin monkeys for a year
    *Cognitive psychology research for 1.5 years
    *Bilingual (Spanish)

    *Marathon runner
    *I've been DJing electronic music since I was 17
    *Play soccer
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2008

    • Undergraduate college: University of Georgia
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Psychology/Social Sciences
    • Institution: Kennesaw State University
    • Area of Study: Premedical Studies
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 502
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 125, C/P 126, CARS 124  
    • Overall GPA: 3.87
    • Science GPA: 3.80

    Summary of Application Experience

    2/19/08 - Kaplan MCAT prep-course begins
    2/21/08 - Received KAPLAN MCAT diagnostic score: 19.......7BS, 7PS, 5VR (definitely need some work)
    5/31/08 - Kaplan full-length 5: 27
    6/13/08 - MCAT (26K: 9BS, 9PS, 8VS)

    5/14/08 - Application available
    5/22/08 - Received transcript from the University of Georgia
    6/4/08 - Received transcript from Kennesaw State University
    6/4/08 - Submitted application (first day submissions allowed)
    6/5/08 - Verified (~30 hours after submission)
    6/24/08 - First day AMCAS released applications to med schools

    6/27/08 - Secondary received via email (Unfortunately, it was sent to my spam folder, and I didn't realize this until July 8. However, I managed to complete it in a day and sent a faxed copy that same night while mailing the hard copy overnight via FedEx.)
    7/17/08 - Completed secondary received, notified via email (This email was more than likely in response to receiving and processing the hard copy.)
    7/18/08 - Verified AMCAS application received, notified via email (Although I was verified by AMCAS on 6/5, MCG was probably waiting on my MCAT scores to get back.)
    8/4/08 - Interview invite via email for Friday, August 15
    8/15/08 - Interview: I fell even more in love with MCG!!!!! Everyone was incredibly nice and welcoming. We shall see what happens.........*crosses fingers*
    9/26/08 - Rolled over into regular admissions

    Applied, Rejected

    Wake Forest University
    Vanderbilt University

    Application Complete

    University of Central Florida
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    New York Medical College
    Rush Medical College
    Jefferson Medical College
    Loyola University Chicago
    Howard University

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Florida International University
    Tulane University

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Uniformed Services University

    Attended Interview, Withdrew

    Meharry Medical College
    Drexel University
    Rosalind Franklin University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    Medical College of Georgia


    George Washington University
    Morehouse School of Medicine

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