shelbybro

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Year in school: Graduated, currently in SMP (No URM)

Country/state of residence: TX, Have lived in CA (ties?)

Schools to which you are applying: (Secondary received for all, expect those noted)

• Texas AM

• UT Houston

• UT Austin (No secondary)

• UT Southwestern

• UT San Antonio

• UTMB

• UT Rio Grande Valley (Received secondary after screen)

• TT Lubbock

• TT El Paso

• TCOM (DO)

• David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (Received secondary after screen)

• USC

• UC Irvine (No secondary)

• UC San Diego (No secondary)

• UC Davis (Received secondary after screen)

• UC Riverside (No secondary)

• Loma Linda

• Loyola Stritch

• Rosalind Franklin

• Rush

• UI Chicago (Received secondary after screen)

• Upstate

• Downstate

• Albany

• SUNY Buffalo

• New York Medical College

• Stony Brook

• Rochester

• Tulane

• Georgetown

• Boston University

• Baylor

• Drexel

• Geisinger

• Temple

• Penn State

• Sidney Kimmel

• U Miami

• Medical College of Wisconsin

• VCU (Received secondary after screen)

• Vermont

Cumulative GPA: 3.37; Top 25 university if that has any bearing

Science GPA: 3.24

Current SMP GPA: 4.00 (I have updated Texas schools and AMCAS schools with post submission updates)

MCAT Scores: 507 (127/126/128/126), 508 (127/125/125/131)

Applied disadvantaged due to parental issues/mental health causing initial low GPA, but massive upward trend.

Research: Undergraduate Research Assistant at Vision Molecular Lab (600 hrs), Individual Project (300 hrs), 1 Poster presentation at ARVO International Conference

Volunteering (clinical): Hospital Helper (268 hours): Interacted with patients, brought them food, cleaned their beds

Physician shadowing: Endocrinologist (35 hrs), Family Medicine (40 hrs)

Non-clinical volunteering: Local village translator during international trips in marginalized areas of nonprofit organization on campus/ organizer of community projects (400 hrs)
Local nursing home during summer after graduation (35 hrs)

Extracurricular activities: Weightlifting, Leisure Reading

Employment history: Supervisor/Customer relations at campus gym (530 hrs)

Immediate family members in medicine?: Yes

Specialty of interest: Primary care, endocrinology

Shadowing experience: Yes, please see above

Graduate degrees: Currently pursuing SMP

Interest in rural health (y/n) :Yes

No II, No Rejections (knock on wood)

Thanks for your input!
 

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You should receive interviews from some of your Texas schools. However, the UC's, the SUNY's accept very few non residents with your stats. I suggest adding a few more DO schools and include UIWSOM in Texas.
 

shelbybro

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You should receive interviews from some of your Texas schools. However, the UC's, the SUNY's accept very few non residents with your stats. I suggest adding a few more DO schools and include UIWSOM in Texas.

Thank you for your input! A Texas interview would be great, but unfortunately I have not received any interviews yet. I am worried about my low GPA, hence I'm pursuing a SMP currently.
 
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Thank you for your input! A Texas interview would be great, but unfortunately I have not received any interviews yet. I am worried about my low GPA, hence I'm pursuing a SMP currently.

When did you submit/when did it transmit?
 

shelbybro

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TMDSAS: 5/30 submit, 6/20 transmit
AMCAS: 06/30 submit, 08/01 transmit

Based on your signature, I'm assuming you are waiting for interviews too? When did you submit and transmit?
 
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