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Hey all, posting this for my roommate who is an international student (Canadian). Does this seem like a good/balanced list? She wants to apply to ~20 schools.

Stats:
MCAT 35S
GPA 3.8+

Extracurricular highlights:
- hospital volunteering 1.5 yrs
- shadowing (~100 hrs)
- research 2 yrs - 1 poster, 1 second author paper
- peer counsellor 2 yrs (leadership role)
- biology tutor 2 yrs
- biochem TA 2 semesters
- student government 1 yr
- intramural sports 3 yrs

School list:
Stanford
UCSF
UCLA
USC

Baylor
Vanderbilt
Mayo
Medical College of Wisconsin

Harvard
Tufts
Yale
Albany Medical College
Columbia
Cornell
Mount Sinai
NYU
Penn
Drexel
Hopkins
Georgetown

Thanks!
 
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That's weird, she said she has a Canadian friend who's an M2 there right now. Maybe he's a dual citizen or something.
 
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according to msar MCW only interviewed 5 out of 250 international applicants... not sure if that one's worth it.
 

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Haha, I guess she didn't put as much thought into choosing her backup schools.
 
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