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Application Cycles: 6/20/2011 | 6/15/2013
Demographics: Male, 35, Caucasian
Home State: California
Last Activity Date: 11/19/2013
SDN Handle: alexrgross

Undergraduate College: University of Oregon
Undergraduate Area of Study: Premedical Studies

MCAT: BS 12, PS 13, VR 11, T
Overall GPA: 3.30
Science GPA: 3.49

Brief Profile:
Grew up in Los Angeles Area. Graduated high school 2001, then attended community college and worked. Major surgery changed my life in 2004. Transferred to UCSC in 2006 and graduated in 2009, BA Cultural Anthropology. Next, got a BS Human Physiology with Honors, Biology Minor, @ U of Oregon in 2011. VCU "SMP" 2013. I love ceramics, the piano, and watching fish swim.

MCAT Taken 8/19/10 - Scores Released 9/21/10 - 10 P 11V 11B R = 32R
MCAT 7/27/2012 10 8 13 = 31S
BCPM GPA-- [ uGrad - ~3.11 (8 years/211.6 semester units) post-Bacc - 3.8 (3 years/90.1 semester units) ]
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600+ Hours Clinical Service 305 US/~380 Abroad (International, multilingual, direct patient care, shadowing X 4)
400+ Hours Original, Independent Human Research
700+ Hours Community Service (300 Leadership, 150 Teaching, 450 Teamwork)
Certified Research Diver
Active Ceramic/Glass Artist
French Language Club
University "Volunteer of the Year" Award/Red Cross Outstanding Volunteer Award
First cycle, 2012 entering class.

AMCAS submitted: 6/15/2013


Virginia Commonwealth University - "Strongest medical school facility I have seen, very good teaching hospital, and superb faculty and S..."

Summary of Application Experience

I completed a graduate, post-bacc program at a medical school and volunteered at a Community Health Fair before applying.

Rejected post-interview at Albany