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Application Cycles: 2011
Demographics: Male, 28, East Asian
Home State: Alabama
Last Activity Date: 2/11/2015

Undergraduate College: College isn't for everyone, but Junior College is
Undergraduate Area of Study: [missing]

MCAT: BS 11, PS 9, VR 11, P
Overall GPA: 3.33
Science GPA: 3.17

Brief Profile:
-1 year research in Infectious Disease lab

-Former volunteer at University hospital: The usual, push patients around, help nurses transport them to diff. rooms, etc.

-President of community service club

-Martial Arts

-Chinese Lion Dance

-High school assistant football coach: love this game

-Mentor to incoming freshmen

-6 months microbio research w/ poster presentation


-Volunteer at county emergency department

-Shadowing (1 Plastic Surgeon, 1 EM Doc, 1 FM)

AMCAS submitted: 2011


Applied, Withdrew

New York Medical College - "Didn't have second science letter requirement, so I will not send in secondary."
Des Moines University - "07/25/2011: Sent me an email saying I did not fill out all the letter requirements. Only have one s..."
UMDNJ - Osteopathic Medicine - "Due to the small percentage of out of state acceptances and the 90 dollar secondary fee, it wasn't w..."
Touro University - Mare Island - "Withdrew after AZCOM acceptance Not sure if I should send in the secondary."
Touro University - Harlem - "Withdrew after AZCOM acceptance Received the secondary, but I'm mindful of sending it in yet. Se..."

Application Complete

New York College of New York Tech. - "1/23/2012: Heard nothing back from this school yet. Probably a silent rejection."

Invited for Interview, Withdrew

Lake Erie College - Erie - "Withdrew after AZCOM acceptance: The location was not ideal for me. "
Lake Erie College - Bradenton - "Withdrew after AZCOM acceptance"
Touro University - Henderson - "9/1/2011 Placed on HOLD. I was looking forward to visiting this campus too. I felt it was the stro..."
A.T. Still University - Kirksville - "Heard some great things about this school. However, Kirkesville sounded too rural for my liking. P..."

Attended Interview, Rejected

Western University of Health Sciences - "Placed on HOLD Update: 1/20/2011 Given Interview Invite. It would be great to get accepted by We..."
Kansas City University - "First official rejection of the season. My interview here didn't go as well as I had hoped. I ..."

Attended Interview, Waitlisted

Nova Southeastern University - "The campus is beautiful. Nova really impressed me during the interview day. I could definitely see ..."


Chicago College of Mid. University - "Overall, I feel that CCOM is the best DO school in the market. I am very excited for this interview..."

Summary of Application Experience

Estimated Expenses:
-AACOMAS Primary: $591
-AMCAS Primary: $424
-Secondaries: $575
-Interview attire: $630
-Transcripts $135
-Travel (Hotel, rental car, etc) $2027.87
-MCAT (2 tests): $475
-MCAT TPR class: $1800
-MCAT TBR Books $292

Total: $6949.87