Hey guys, I applied this cycle and I'm just finishing my last secondary I've been delaying (USC). Now that I'm almost done, I kind of feel the need to apply to more schools. Some of this might be motivated by neuroticism, but, I'm just trying to get opinions before I add more. Briefly, my app looks like:
514 (130, 127, 130, 127)
3000+ research (1 second-author pub, multiple posters/presentations)
500+ hours volunteering at after-school program
120 clinical hours ( 70 at local VA, 50 with reputable "volunteerism" group (well aware how this is viewed and made sure to talk about it in a non-arrogant/sensitive manner)
1500+ hours of other leadership/work/extracurricular
So far, I applied to:
Thinking about adding:
Any opinions would be fantastic, and thanks for the thoughts.
@SuaveCardigans - have you used WedgeDawg's Excel guide? It's a spreadsheet that takes into consideration the factors for initial screening/IIs/matriculation and gives it's best estimate for schools. From what I've heard, it's been pretty close to accurate (unless someone has stats but absolutely NO personality).