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  • User #9987

  • Application cycles: 2008
  • Demographics: Male, 34, Caucasian
  • Home state: Arkansas
  • Last Active: 02/14/2010
  • Brief Profile: I\'m so happy to finally have a solid score! That was the 3rd time for me to take it with a 27Q (9 10 8) in July 2007 and a 27O (10 8 9) in January 2008.


    Some ECs:

    Eagle Scout
    Association of Baptist Students (ABS) Leader (2005 - Present)
    Organic Chemistry Supplemental Instructor (2007 - 2008)
    Organic Chemistry Teaching Assistant (Fall 2007)
    Alpha Chi Member
    Chemistry Freshman of the Year (2005 - 2006)
    Chemistry Club Member
    Honors College
    Albemarle Lab Technician (January 2008 - July 2008)
    Mission Trips (Mexico and Mississippi - Katrina relief)
    Shadowed a physician
    ER Volunteer
    Chemistry Lab Assistant(Fall 2008 - Present)

    I revised my school list and submitted my application July 1st! Fingers crossed...
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2008

    • Undergraduate college: Southern Arkansas University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Physical Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 517
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 129, C/P 129, CARS 130  
    • Overall GPA: 4.00
    • Science GPA: 4.00

    Summary of Application Experience

    AMCAS - Applied 7/1, Verified 7/23

    Cost:

    MCAT x 3 = $630
    6 AAMC Tests = $210
    AMCAS Application = $580
    Secondary Fees = $1148 (Arkansas, NYMC, Penn State, SLU, Rochester, Virginia, Baylor, Temple, VCU, Jefferson, Wake Forest, UNC, UK, Vandy, Loyola)
    I really don't want to know how much I have spent on each interview trip...


    I have had much more success than what I was expecting. I kind of regret spending money on some of these schools. Still, safety first! I certainly did not want to go through this process again!

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Jefferson Medical College
    University of North Carolina
    Baylor College

    Application Complete, Withdrew

    Loyola University Chicago
    New York Medical College
    University of Rochester
    Temple University
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    University of Virginia

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Rejected

    Vanderbilt University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    Pennsylvania State University

    Accepted

    Saint Louis University
    University of Arkansas
    Wake Forest University
    University of Kentucky

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