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  • User #10539

  • Application cycles: 06/09/2010
  • Demographics: Female, 29, Caucasian
  • Home state: Florida
  • Last Active: 11/17/2011
  • Brief Profile: ECs so far:
    - Awarded several small scholarships, state wide scholarship (bright futures), a summer tuition waiver from Honors, and recently a $1,000 scholarship that is renewed every year till I graduate from Honors. Also granted a $900 Honors travel \"scholarship\" and another $500 travel \"scholarship\" for the New Mexico trip
    - Will be completing my Honors Thesis at the end of this semester (Spring 2010) on my organic chem-forensics research. I will also be leading another girl (she\'ll be my assistant) with my research so she can get her 2 credits to graduate
    -Shadowed Optometrist (I know, not an MD or DO, but I want to keep my options open as far as the medical world goes)
    -Shadowed a Medical Examiner and viewed an autopsy
    -Volunteer at low-income clinic from may 2008 to dec 2008 (about 40 hours, about 10 are clinical)
    -Colleges Against Cancer member for a year
    -Relay For Life for four years with one year as a team captain
    -Honors Program
    -Honors Program Event Coordinator
    - Will be part of Honors developement team 2010-11, working on making a web portal for the program, will get a scholarship for this
    -College Republicans Vice President for a year
    -Relay For Life Committee Mission Chair for a year
    -Juvinile Diabetes Walk (did it one year, hopefully will be able to do it again)
    -Holocaust Museum Service Team for a year (I wrote 5 papers on humanitarians, one from holocaust, several from rwanda, dafur, and one from albania, that saved a lot of people suffering from genocide. This was for the museum\'s Everyday Heros exhibit)
    -Athlete Tutor for 1.5 years (biology, algebra, and organic chem)
    -Volunteered to help hurricane victims (10 hours, after my area got hit with several hurricanes)
    -FGCU Reinforcements President/Founder for a year
    -Two Week service trip to New Mexico (Went to El Cerrito to help rebuild a schoolhouse and an adobe horno (oven) to bring together a small village, very different area than I\'m used to)
    -Volunteering as patient transporter for hospital (started in April, so far about 50 hours, taking a 3 month break till end of MCAT studying)
    - Center of Academic Achievement Tutor for a semester in Biology, Organic chem, genetics, biochem, and anatomy
    - Will be presenting two posters at university\'s Research Day
    - Possible pushing for publication, depending on circumstances, summer of 2010
    - Confirmed to have published work in future book to be written by one of my former professors and the seven deadly sins
    - Public Health/Health Department volunteer, so far about 30 hours at H1N1 clinics
    - Got picked to represent science (1 of 12 honors students picked to represent a few studied areas, considered \"top\" honors students) at a student-faculty panel
    - Working with a local underprivledged center by holding a community day and collecting donations (four months for a class) - will most likely continue working with them
    - Accepted to present at the Southern Regional Honors Conference but could not attend due to lack of funds
    - Accepted to present at the National Honors Conference in October 2010

    I will be applying in the 2010-2011 cycle.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/09/2010

    • Undergraduate college: Florida Gulf Coast University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 472
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 118, C/P 118, CARS 118  
    • Overall GPA: 3.70
    • Science GPA: 3.50

    Summary of Application Experience

    My MCAT score was pretty low, which was dissapointing after doing well in practice so I\'m already preparing to possibly retake again next year in case I have to reapply.

    Applied

    University of Miami

    Applied, Rejected

    University of Louisville

    Application Complete

    Florida International University
    Florida State University
    Lake Erie College - Bradenton
    Nova Southeastern University
    University of Central Florida
    University of New England
    University of South Florida

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