RE2011DO

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Application Cycles: 6/6/2011
Demographics: Male, 32, African
Home State: Pennsylvania
Last Activity Date: 2/13/2012

Undergraduate College: University of Rochester
Undergraduate Area of Study: Psychology/Social Sciences

MCAT: BS 11, PS 7, VR 10, R
Overall GPA: 3.17
Science GPA: 3.22

Brief Profile:

AMCAS submitted: 6/6/2011

Applied

Western University of Health Sciences - "Have not submitted secondary as of 10/11/2011. Already have interviewed at three D.O. schools on the..."

Applied, Withdrew

A.T. Still University - Mesa - "Not submitting secondary application. Reasons: Third and fourth year clinical rotations are assigned..."
Touro University - Mare Island - "Will not be submitting secondary application. Reason: upon further research, I do not feel I would b..."
Touro University - Harlem - "Will not be submitting secondary application. Reasons: exorbitant secondary app fee, location in one..."
New York College of New York Tech. - "Will not be submitting a secondary to this school. Reasons: Location in one of the most expensive me..."
Philadelphia College - Atlanta - "Will not be submitting a secondary. Reason: Already submitted and interviewed at PCOM-PA; unnecessar..."

Application Complete

Arizona College of Mid. University - "Application was deferred until later in the application season, as of early October 2011."

Attended Interview

Nova Southeastern University - "Interviewed on 09/20/2011, still awaiting decision as of 10/11/2011."
UMDNJ - Osteopathic Medicine - "Interviewed on 10/05/2011, still awaiting decision as of 10/11/2011."
Philadelphia College - Philadelphia - "Interviewed on 10/10/2011, still awaiting decision as of 10/11/2011."

Summary of Application Experience

Completed an accelerated postbacc program with a GPA of 3.49, while working a demanding full-time job.
Some history of academic hardship >5 years ago (dropped out of graduate school due to personal and financial concerns).
Three years\' experience in blood banking/transfusion medicine (full-time employment).
Two years\' experience as a clinical research coordinator (direct clinical experience at a high-enrolling site in CNS clinical drug trials).
48 hours of volunteer shadowing in a hospital environment, plus countless hours in direct clinical contact as a result of various healthcare-related employment experiences.
Excellent letters of recommendation (Committee letter: 3 postbacc science faculty, 2 MD).
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
Applying only to AACOMAS/DO schools.