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  • User #9930

  • Application cycles: 2008
  • Demographics: Male, Caucasian
  • Home state: Mississippi
  • Brief Profile: Diverse background, grew up overseas (speak Turkish fluently)
    Hospital Volunteer = 300+ Hours
    Community Outreach Coordinator for School = 1 Year
    Involved in community throughout college (with kids, at nursing homes, with homeless, Salvation Army, Katrina trip)
    Physician Shadowing = +/- 150 Hours (15+ Specialties)
    Research = 2 Years Parasite Research (won award at statewide poster presentation), 1 Year Exercise Science Research, 1 Year Geriatrics Research in off year before medical school
    President of Sports Medicine Club = 2 Years
    Officer for school Chapter of Sigma Zeta = 1 Year
    Varsity Soccer Team = 1 Year
    Varsity Cross Country Team = 3 Years
    Resident Assistant = 3 Years
    Worked +/- 25 hours per week throughout college
    Tutor for Sports Medicine classes = 1 Year
    Honors College
    Dean's List 5 Semesters, President's List 2 Semesters
    Various Academic/Athletic Awards
    Tons of Intramural Sports
    Marathon Runner (with Team World Vision)
    Guitar for 6 years

    Enjoyed college tremendously!

  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2008

    • Undergraduate college: Belhaven College
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 509
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 125, C/P 127, CARS 129  
    • Overall GPA: 3.87
    • Science GPA: 3.81

    Summary of Application Experience

    6/4 - Submitted primary AMCAS application
    6/9 - AMCAS application was verified, waiting begins
    7/7 - Received secondary from UMC, submitted it 30 minutes later. No essays :-)
    7/11 - Received and submitted the Wake Forest secondary. These easy secondaries are nice!
    7/15 - Received and submitted the VCU secondary. It feels good to get these, even if you do drop a good deal of money for them.
    8/19 - Submitted the Loyola secondary.
    8/22 - Invited to interview at UMC! Set interview day for 9/11.
    10/27 - Offered full tuition scholarship to UMC as part of MD/PhD program.
    11/4 - Invited to Interview at Loyola. Even though I'm pretty sure I'll go to UMC, I love Chicago and I love Loyola, so I'm going to attend the interview.

    Applied, Withdrew

    Tulane University

    Application Complete

    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Wake Forest University

    Attended Interview

    Loyola University Chicago


    University of Mississippi

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