shinny437

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Application Cycles: 6/1/2011
Demographics: Female, 27, Caucasian
Home State: Michigan
Last Activity Date: 4/18/2012
SDN Handle: shinny437

Undergraduate College: University of Detroit Mercy
Undergraduate Area of Study: Nursing/Pharmacy/Medical Technology

MCAT: BS 10, PS 9, VR 8, Q
Overall GPA: 3.82
Science GPA: 3.83

Brief Profile:
Non-trad. :)
Registered Nurse in Detroit hospital.
NCAA Div. I Track & Field athlete.
Organic Chemistry research x 1 semester.
Nursing Research x 1 semester w/ poster and 2 presentations at hospitals.
240+ hours physician shadowing.
3500+ clinical hours volunteer/paid.
Various other service projects, academic and athletic awards.

AMCAS submitted: 6/1/2011

Applied

Applied, Withdrew

Boston University - "Rejected the letterhead for a LOR 3 times. No chance anyway. lol"

Application Complete

Drexel University - "ON HOLD"

Application Complete, Rejected

Columbia University - "huge reach. lol"
Stanford University - "HUGE reach. No surprise. :) "

Invited for Interview, Withdrew

Virginia Commonwealth University - "Accepted to Top Choice!"

Accepted

Pennsylvania State University - "Really liked this school!! OOS tuition would be killer :/"
Michigan State University (DO) - "After visiting other schools, I just didn't feel it was the place for me. Great school though!"
University of Michigan - "Dream School <3 "
Wayne State University - "Loved the school. :) Love DETROIT!!! But withdrew for U of M"
Michigan State University - "Absolutely loved the school! Could see myself at the GR campus."

Summary of Application Experience

The waiting game sure is rough!!

11/29/2011: I decided to withdraw my acceptance to MSU-DO. It wasn't the right fit for me. Makes me nervous to do so with no other acceptances on the table. Let's hope I get something from these 5 interviews.

12/15/2011: Accepted to University of Michigan!! So excited!! Top choice!! Go blue!

12/21/2011: Accepted to Wayne State University. Withdrew.

01/06/2012: Accepted to Penn State University. Withdrew.

01/24/2012: Accepted to Michigan State University MD. Withdrew.