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  • nyr56

  • Application cycles: 07/13/2010
  • Demographics: Male, 32, Caucasian
  • Home state: New York
  • Last Active: 03/19/2015
  • Brief Profile: I did not intend to enter med school during college, and worked for a biomedical device company in the OR for a year. My interests changed, but due to my poor GPA from undergrad (3.2), I spent the next year doing post-bacc work in some pre-med courses and got a 4.0. I was in a fraternity in undergrad (no clubs) and have a patent for a medical device I worked on with a team in college. Did a bit of volunteering during my post-bacc year.
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 07/13/2010

    • Undergraduate college: Johns Hopkins University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Engineering/Technology
    • Institution: SUNY Farmingdale & Old Westbury
    • Area of Study: Premedical Studies
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 523
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 132, C/P 130, CARS 129  
    • Overall GPA: 3.33
    • Science GPA: 3.47

    Summary of Application Experience

    I was pretty surprised at all the waitlists I was put on. I think all of the interviews went extremely well, so perhaps my low undergrad GPA held me back. After speaking with numerous doctors and advisors, I decided to attend SUNY Buffalo. I liked the school and the people, and the cost savings is simply too significant to pass up.

    Application Complete, Rejected

    Baylor College
    Brown University
    Columbia University
    Cornell University
    Dartmouth College
    Emory University
    Jefferson Medical College
    Johns Hopkins University
    Mayo Medical School
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    New York Medical College
    Pennsylvania State University
    Temple University
    Tufts University
    Tulane University
    University of Miami
    University of Michigan
    University of Rochester
    University of Vermont
    University of Pennsylvania
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Washington University in St. Louis
    Yale University
    Albany Medical College

    Invited for Interview, Withdrew

    West Virginia University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted

    Albert Einstein of Yeshiva University
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    SUNY Stony Brook

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Withdrew

    SUNY Downstate

    Accepted off Waitlist

    University of Cincinnati
    SUNY Buffalo
    Hofstra University

    Accepted

    Boston University
    SUNY Upstate

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