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  • User #7084

  • Application cycles: 2006
  • Demographics: Male, Caucasian
  • Home state: Texas
  • Brief Profile: Virginia and Ernest Cockrell, Jr. Fellowship in Engineering
    Temple Microelectronics and Computer Development Endowed Graduate Fellowship
    The University of Texas at Austin Microelectronics and Computer Development Fellowship
    Omicron Delta Epsilon International Honor Society for Economics
    Margaret Smith Cushing Award
    3 U.S. Patents Awarded
    2 U.S. Patents Pending
    1 U.K. Patent Pending
    1 Publication
    Instructor for Computing Skills Course (3 years)
    Teaching Assistant for 2 ECE Courses
    Member of IEEE
    Member of Video Arcade Preservation Society
    Volunteer in Emergency Room
    10+ Years Full-Time Work Experience as Design Engineer and Engineering Project Manager
    Own and Manage Rental Property
    Last, but Certainly not Least: Family Responsibilities (Married, Father to 1 son and 1 daughter)
  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 2006

    • Undergraduate college: Carnegie Mellon University
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Engineering/Technology
    • Institution: Carnegie Mellon University
    • Area of Study: Engineering/Technology
    • Degree Obtained: MS
    • Institution: University of Texas at Austin
    • Area of Study: Premedical Studies
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 519
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 130, C/P 132, CARS 127  
    • Overall GPA: 3.53
    • Science GPA: 3.70

    Summary of Application Experience

    04/22/06: Took the MCAT
    06/08/06: TMDSAS Submitted
    06/14/06: AMCAS Submitted
    06/19/06: Received MCAT Scores (Woohoo!)
    06/21/06: TMDSAS Processed
    06/21/06: AMCAS Verified
    06/25/06: Baylor Secondary Submitted
    06/25/06: Texas Tech Secondary Submitted
    06/30/06: Texas A&M Secondary Submitted
    07/04/06: UT Southwestern Secondary Submitted -- ALL APPLICATIONS DONE!
    07/10/06: Woohoo! UTMB Interview Invite for 08/04/06!
    07/20/06: Texas A&M Interview Invite for 08/10/06!
    08/03/06: Texas Tech Interview Invite (Received while sitting in my hotel room the night before my UTMB interview!) for 08/18/06!
    08/04/06: UTMB Interview
    08/10/06: Texas A&M Interview
    08/11/06: Yes! Baylor Interview Invite for 09/08/06!
    08/18/06: Texas Tech Interview
    08/25/06: UT San Antonio Interview Invite for 09/25/06!
    09/08/06: Baylor Interview
    09/23/06: Wow, after a long silence, I got a UT Southwestern Interview Invite for 10/07/06!
    09/25/06: UT San Antonio Interview
    10/07/06: UT Southwestern Interview
    11/16/06: Holy ****! After this whole long, hard, drawn-out process, I have my first acceptance, from UT Southwestern no less!
    12/15/06: Woohoo! Acceptance from Texas Tech!
    01/01/07: Declined my acceptance to Texas Tech (Thank you though, TTU!)
    02/01/07: Submitted TMDSAS Match Preferences. Ranked my Pre-Match offer from UT Southwestern first, so that's where I'll be going unless Baylor decides to make it interesting and give me an acceptance.
    02/15/07: Matched to UT Southwestern. No big shocker there.
    02/16/07: Applied for and received a deferral to the UT Southwestern entering class of 2008.
    04/20/07: Waitlisted at Baylor.....After almost 8 MONTHS of hearing NOTHING (and 6 days before I close on my house in Dallas.) I'm so surprised.

    Application Complete, Rejected

    University of Texas, Houston

    Attended Interview, Withdrew

    Long School of Medicine - University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio
    University of Texas, Galveston
    Texas A & M University

    Attended Interview, Waitlisted, Rejected

    Baylor College

    Accepted

    University of Texas, Southwestern
    Texas Tech University

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