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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by otter, Feb 7, 2002.

  1. otter

    otter Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Oct 31, 2001
    This is the place to vent and whine :( !
    Feel free to share your stats...

    I'll start:
    3.6 / 30 (August MCAT)
    Turned in all my secondaries before mid-Sept
    Files complete mid Oct to late Nov
    Tons of clinical experience, been doing research for a year
    Engineering major
    Top-tier undergrad college
    Had essays reviewed and approved by >5 people

    Applied to 15 schools, mostly 2nd-tier schools
    2 interviews (including my state school)
    0 interview scheduled or on hold
    0 acceptance
    1 rejection
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  3. Doctora Foxy

    Doctora Foxy Meow 7+ Year Member

    Jan 28, 2002
    Wow otter, I'm surprised you haven't been accepted yet! Just wait a little longer, I'm sure you'll hear good news. Now it's my turn, in the same format:

    3.67 overall gpa, 3.52 science, 3.85 all others / 27 P (9,9,9) mcat
    Turned in all my secondaries Oct/Nov
    Files complete mid Nov/ early Dec
    Tons of clinical experience with extremely indidgent patients,
    Double non-science major in Spanish and Latin American Studies
    Top-tier undergrad college
    My essay is used as the sample essay at my school
    Part time work 10 hrs/week
    Tutoring, ESL, all volunteer
    Volunteer at Mt Sinai and wrote a case report

    Applied to 18 schools, mostly 2nd-tier schools
    1 interviews at BU
    1interview scheduled at GWU
    0 acceptances
    3 rejections

    Waiting to hear from 13 schools! :mad: :rolleyes: <img border="0" title="" alt="[Eek!]" src="eek.gif" /> :( :confused: <img border="0" alt="[Pissy]" title="" src="graemlins/pissy.gif" />
  4. otter

    otter Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Oct 31, 2001
    thanks, Doctor Foxy. I sure hope you're right. I'm trying not to lose hope and not to get upset, but...

    On the other hand, it seems like your apps were in about a month or more later than mine, so a lot of schools probably haven't gotten to your file. I'm sure you have more interviews coming your way!!!
  5. Medical123

    Medical123 Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Dec 4, 2001
    I think that I was complete around September or October. I have a 4.0 and though my MCAT stinks at 25R, I have excellent recommendations and clinical experience (as told to me by an admissions advisor). My clinical experience includes working as a nurse in a leadership role. I applied to 10 schools and have 3 rejections so far(the third one came yesterday). No interviews as of yet. I guess that my MCAT is killing me.

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