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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Apparition, Apr 25, 2004.

  1. Apparition

    Apparition 1K Member
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    Hey guys,

    If you're applying this summer, post which schools and your stats. Thought it would be interesting to see and maybe help someone decide where to apply. :cool:
     
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  3. Dr. N

    Dr. N Senior Member
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    No MCAT score yet - will take in August
    GPA overall 3.78
    Science GPA 3.77
    research experience 1 semester
    clinical experience - bunch
    letters of recommendation - good
    interesting background
    First choise my state school - Denver
    second - MAYo
    Third - UofW
     
  4. vtucci

    vtucci Attending in Emergency Medicine
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    I have a 3.82 in post-bac science (still finishing physics II, Org I-- will do Org II in the summer), 3.5 BA History/Political Science from Ivy league, 3.4 JD (law)- NYS resident.

    Lots of ECs--I am an EMT, CPR instructor, professor of political science, science tutor, founder/president of International Medical Relief Team, NYC Medical Reserve Corps, two semesters Clinical Research in an ER and Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Scientific Research. Typical Honor societies. I was an attorney for 3 years so non-trad background. Quite a few ECs from undergrad as well.

    Good LORs

    No MCAT- will take in August.

    Top choices (in no particular order): Yale, Mayo, Harvard, Duke, Cornell, UC, Stanford, UMich, Columbia, UPenn, Washington U, UCSF, NYU, UVa
    Would also be very pleased to attend: UConn, Stony Brook, GW, Georgetown, Loyola, Rush, Temple, Drexel, U Rochester, USUHS, VCMU, Thomas Jefferson, UPitt, Vanderbilt and a few others that escape me at the moment.
     
  5. brats800

    brats800 cheesehead
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    my stats:
    no MCAT yet (took it a couple weeks ago)
    GPA (both overall and science) ~3.4
    taking a year off to work as an EMT
    2 summers of research
    Varsity Div 3 Swimming / Track (All-American / Academic All-American in swimming several times)
    LoRs - should have 3-4 really good ones
    Schools: i want to stay in the midwest (yeah, call me crazy). My top choices are probably Loyola and MCW, followed by UW-Madison or any of the chicago schools, followed by other schools around the midwest (probably will apply to SLU at least).
     
  6. vtucci

    vtucci Attending in Emergency Medicine
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    Duck2005- and you say mine are impressive-- your stats are very nice indeed. Don't you love rescue squads :) I'm sure you did well on the April MCAT. What did you do abroad?
     
  7. indo

    indo Feed me a stray cat
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    I guess now that I'm applying I ought to participate in the pre-allo community.

    I don't have a complete list of my schools yet but OHSU is an obvious choice since I live in oregon.

    gpa= not willing to admit how abismal my science gpa is.
    mcat= 32
    ECs 'n such: red cross vounteer for what seems like forever
    Cascade Aids Project Volunteer
    Tutor
    Having a life outside of the pre-med world.


    hmm...maybe I shouldn't apply this year.
     
  8. gomizzou

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    MCAT-Don't know yet
    GPA: Overall 3.95
    Science 3.7 maybe, not sure
    2 Years Genetics research experience, hoping for publications
    2 Years drug motivation research with poster as co-author
    1 Year tutoring in Spanish/English for school children plus a summer program
    Some shadowing experience...not too extensive
    Should have good letters of rec.
    Plan on working as a phlebotomist during my year off/while applying to gain more healthcare experience....doing a month-long medical mission type thing in Costa Rica this June. Volunteered at a Crisis hotline for a while.
    I plan on applying to my state school (Mizzou) and other schools close by (such as some schools in Illinois, Creighton in Omaha etc.). If my MCAT scores are very high I would probably most like to go to a UC school or OHSU.
     
  9. ut_stephen

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    MCAT: 36
    GPA: 4.0

    -2 semesters research in toxicology lab; the Dean of the College of Pharmacy is the PI (too bad i don't want to go to pharm school!)
    -not too many other EC's, president/founder of foreign medical aid student organization, Alpha Epsilon Delta, 2 semesters of hospital volunteering, 1 semester with HIV/AIDS social support service
    -I'm not confident at all about my LORs...I'm getting one from my research supervisor, and two others from science profs

    I'm applying to all the Texas schools, as well as UCSF, UPenn, Stanford, WashU...I don't know if I'm overconfident to apply to these schools...but I figure there's nothing to lose.
     
  10. kiki the alto

    kiki the alto Daughter of the 80's
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    GPA: 4.0 so far (may get a B in Drug Chemistry...)
    MCAT: haven't heard yet, but my gut feeling is somewhere mid thirties

    I have hospital volunteer experience, service learning trip to Trinidad ( set up clinics, worked a ton with patients ). I'm in a summer program at the Arizona Heart Institute. I haven't done any research, which is my weak point.
    My college job is as a tutor, which carried me through prep for the MCAT

    I love to sing and have been involved in choir for six years. Oh yeah, and my Catholic Newman Center.

    Where I'm going to apply (please tell me if I'm nuts):
    U Wisconsin - Madison
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    U Minnesota
    Mayo
    U Chicago
    Case Western
    U Michigan
    Michigan State
    U Arizona - my state school
    Oregon Health
    Stanford
    UCSD
     
  11. ut_stephen

    ut_stephen Senior Member
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    What organization did you go through to go on your service learning trip? I went on a similar trip to Mexico over spring break through International Service Learning.
     
  12. Tofurkey

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    Wow--I feel like I shouldn't even apply given all you guy's stats! They're awesome! Here are my lowly stats:

    post-bacc science: 3.68 (2 orgos left to go this summer)
    MCAT--this August
    UGPA--3.4 art history--top college
    J.D.--3.0 (hated law school; never studied.)
    LOR's--mediocre, one or two good ones. Problem is as a post-bacc I didn't get much chance to get to know my science profs.
    EC's--excellent, lots of volunteering at free clinic, shadowing for one semester, volunteer first aid at sport events
    other--good personal activities
    :love:
     
  13. FrodoMD

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    Hey...
    MCAT...poor retake in august
    GPA....3.45
    Science...3.62
    EMS...1yr
    Current exp...Nurse, BSN
    Research...1.5yrs
    publications....1
    Don't care where I go to school...But If I had to choose an area, I would love to stay in NY since that's where I reside
     
  14. IndyZX

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    wierd, i think i know who you are... you were in finklea's genetics class last summer? congrats on the mcat score.
     
  15. 34140

    34140 Senior Member
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    God if I post here...it would a good laugh for all you people! :'(
     

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