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  • Application cycles: 07/06/2010
  • Demographics: Female, 28, Caucasian
  • Home state: Minnesota
  • Last Active: 05/27/2011
  • Brief Profile: UPDATE: Planning on going to Case Western!

    Basically, I\'m ready for this whole applying to med school thing to be over.

    3 yrs research experience, 3 labs, manager of psychopharmacology lab, summa thesis in progress
    1.5 yrs volunteering at children\'s hospital
    5 months at King\'s College London Practice of Medicine Program
    1 month abroad in Argentina
    Phi Beta Kappa
    some random scholarships
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 07/06/2010

    • Undergraduate college: University of Minnesota
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Psychology/Social Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 520
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 128, CARS 132  
    • Overall GPA: 3.80
    • Science GPA: 3.55

    Summary of Application Experience

    FYI: As of 2/4 I updated my profile to include schools that I withdrew from post-interview invite. Hopefully the extra info will be helpful to future applicants

    I also applied to Rosalind Franklin and Drexel, but withdrew pre-interview invite after my acceptance to Case. I took those schools off my profile because it looked too messy leaving them on there :)

    I don\'t have a pre-med advisor or a pre-med committee at my school, so I applied to a pretty wide range of med schools. I honestly had no idea which schools were a good fit for me at the beginning of the app cycle.

    I\'m pretty pleased and surprised with how the cycle has been going so far. I know that with the caliber of schools I\'ve applied to, even getting an interview can be a crap shoot. I feel really fortunate to have had the opportunity to visit so many great schools.

    If you have any questions or want advice that I\'m completely unqualified to give, PM me on SDN!

    Applied, Rejected

    University of California, San Francisco
    Mayo Medical School

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Northwestern University
    University of Pennsylvania
    Boston University
    Cornell University
    University of Michigan
    Stanford University
    Brown University
    Yale University
    New York University
    Tufts University
    Harvard University

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University
    Temple University

    Attended Interview, Rejected

    Columbia University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    Washington University in St. Louis
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine

    Accepted

    Case Western Reserve University
    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

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