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Jul 14, 2011
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hi i am a junior at tulane wondering what my chances are for allopathic medical schools next year to be clear i am not intested in DO programs and I am planning on applying to a minimun of 40 MD seeking schools in the US , please give me your recomendations both on my chances and certain schools i should consider, also i am a lousisana resident and my dream school is LSU-Shreveport , please let me know what you think attached is my resume:

• Previous experiences in five research labs
• 200+ hours of community service

Tulane University
Neuroscience Major Current
• Scholarship
• GPA 3.4

Southern Methodist University Spring 2010
Double Major Biochemistry and Economics

Loyola University New Orleans Fall 2009
Major in Chemistry

C.E. Byrd High School May 2008
• GPA 3.8
• Graduated top 10% of 2008 class
• Top Jacket Byrd High School – Mentoring Program for freshman

Undergraduate Researcher
Tulane Medical Center October 2011-Current
• Mentor: Dr. Sam Lehrer
• Research in Immunology

Undergraduate Researcher
Tulane Medical Center September 2010 - May 2011
• Mentor: Dr. Yumei Feng
• DOCA Salt Expression Effects on the perenial receptor site in relation to hypothalamtic tissue/ DOCA Salt Studies on hyper-tensive expressive mice in renin and pro renin studies

Undergraduate Researcher
Tulane Medical Center August-December 2009
• Studying Ovarian Cancer research through the analysis of peptide receptors in conjunction with macrophages derived from human adipose tissue
• Mentor: Dr. Aline Betancourt

CASMINS Researcher (Care of Collin College)
Baylor Health Sciences Center December 2008-March 2009
• Cardio - myopic research through DNA sequencing
• Mentor: Dr. David Roe Wood through Dr. Ding’s lab

Research Assistant April 2007-June 2008
Louisiana State University Health and Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA
• Selected for Biomedical Research at LSUHSC Shreveport through the S.M.A.R.T. program
• Currently working on paper “Correspondence between Collagenic Type IV and the Inter-relativity of the Pericellular Matrix of Laminin”
• Intel Talent Search Participant with research
• Mentor: Dr. Kevin McCarthy

Ochsner Hospital New Orleans, LA February 2011 - Current
• Assist in basic patient care tasks. IE: medical observation, suture work, setting IV's

Volunteer August 2011 - Current
Sexual Aggression Peer Hotline and Education (SAPHE) program Tulane University
• Confidential help program for sexually assaulted students

Global Volunteers - Balard, Romania May 2011
• Worked with mental and physically handicapped children
• Cases ranging from hydrosyphala to E.B.
• Worked in the ER and helped suture wounds

Volunteer/ Participant Spring Break 2010
Habitat for Humanity Gulf Port Reconstruction Build via United Way
Youth Director: Steven Christi
Lauren Abby habitat leader

Habitat For Humanity, Shreveport, LA Summer 2010

Habitat For Humanity, New Orleans, LA 2009

Math and Science Tutor/Volunteer
Urban League College Track, New Orleans September-December 2009

YMCA Camp Forbing 2005-2006
• 200+ community service hours

Eagle Scout/ Participant
Boy Scouts of America Troop 9, Shreveport, LA 2003-2008
• Eagle project – Rebuilding flower beds at Providence House- a Shelter for Women and Children
• A member of the scouting service and honors society known of as Order of the Arrow
• Senior patrol leader of troop 97 as well as assistant patrol leader
• BSA Lifeguard Certified
• Red Cross Lifeguard Certified

Violist, Violinist, Cello player, Guitar player 1997-2009
Various organizations and schools
• Auditioned with a Viola selection before panel of professional musicians and was selected for the Talented Arts Program (TAP) in the Caddo Parish Schools (unable to participate due to scheduling)
• Played with the Arklatex Youth Symphony
• Past assistant principal position with the Byrd High School Orchestra
• Principal position of violist in the orchestral accompaniment to Roger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella for the Byrd High School
• Performed with Centenary College Orchestra

Team Member
Soccer 1995-2008
• Played for 14 years
• Latin club
• Junior Classical League Secretary - Captain Shreve High School
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