I decided to pursue medicine during my senior year of undergrad. Im a double major in English/Biology. I have a Master of Science in Medical Physiology.
I have lived most of my life in Chile, Argentina and Bolivia.
MCAT 2014: 21 MCAT 2017: 503
-Fluent in English, Spanish and some Portuguese. -Currently working at a health clinic that treats many refugee and Hispanic patients. -300 hours of clinical volunteering (ER, Oncology & Nursing care center) -Every Christmas from 2007-2015, volunteered at a pediatric hospital in Bolivia. -Many hours teaching English to Syrian, Somali, and Burmese refugees. -Taught science experiments to Hispanic immigrant kids for after-school programs -36 hours physician shadowing (MD and DO) -One summer teaching English to 5th grade children in Chile. -Spanish tutor. -100+ hours volunteering at a veterinary clinic in Bolivia. -Vice-President of LINK (Liberty in North Korea) for 4 years during undergrad. We raise money to help relocate North Korean refugees. -Marketing Director & Designer of Friendly Lunch (student organization that helps freshman meet other people by setting up lunch dates). -Spring break in Birmingham, Alabama volunteering for Habitat for Humanity. -Red belt in Taekwondo. -TA in Organic Chemistry 1 -TA in Organic Chemistry 2 -TA for a Philosophy class for 2 years. -Several hours cleaning out homes affected by floods. -Work experience for 2 years. -Hobbies: Soccer, Drawing, Painting, Martial Arts, Mountain Climbing, running (2 5ks) -Some scholarships.
// Applications //
Application Cycle One: 06/23/2017
Undergraduate college: Binghamton University
Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences