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Godly Resume For Medical School

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by swifteagle43, Dec 4, 2004.

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  1. swifteagle43

    swifteagle43 Lover- not a fighter 10+ Year Member

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    If you had to build a "perfect resume" what would it be?

    Here mine goes

    Mcat
    V:10
    BS:12
    PS:12

    GPA:
    3.9

    Activities:
    "Leader of the French Revolution"
    "Architect of the great pyramids"
    "Ghandi's right hand man during the Indian revolution"
     
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  3. fotolilith

    fotolilith It's for a good cause 7+ Year Member

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    Skippered Hitler's Catamaran during the War. :smuggrin:
     
  4. a_student

    a_student Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    sorry the mcats way too low
     
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  5. MWillie

    MWillie On the wards 5+ Year Member

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    Yeah, a 10? What the hell is that?
     
  6. 45408

    45408 aw buddy 7+ Year Member

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    No kidding. That's like, idiot territory. :p
     
  7. skoaner

    skoaner Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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  8. Medikit

    Medikit Plastic Bag Middle Class 10+ Year Member

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    okay.. MCAT 45 GPA 4.0.

    Developed a cure for IBS and started a $40 million scholarship fund for children in Rwanda. Did all of this while spending every single minute in a children's hospital playing games, emptying bed pan,s and taking care of all the paper work and never sleeping, EVER.

    that was easy
     
  9. SanDiegoSOD

    SanDiegoSOD Milk was a bad choice 7+ Year Member

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    38+ MCAT
    3.9+ GPA

    3 yrs+ research exp. with publications
    Clinical experience
    Strong leadership experience, founding at least one major organization
    Varsity athlete


    I think that a person with this resume would be hard to turn down.
     
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  10. Cat's Meow

    Cat's Meow Banned Banned

    Sounds like me :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

    Yeah, right.
     
  11. funshine

    funshine at the fateful hour 10+ Year Member

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    you forgot something in the arts. Like, violin prodigy who debuted in Carnegie Hall. Varsity athlete is boring. How about a cool sport like skiing or hang-gliding instead?

    btw, WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF DOING THIS? To make ourselves feel worse?!
     
  12. MD Rapper

    MD Rapper Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    and I KNOW there are people on SDN right now who have a profile like this... I hate you guys!!

    MCAT: 41
    Non-Sci GPA: 4.0
    Sci GPA: 3.89

    Attended Ivy League undergraduate

    - President of Pre-med honor society
    - Created an organization at school
    - 3 publications (2 science, 1 non-science)
    - Medical community service in an underdeveloped country
    - Worked at NIH
    - Peace Corps
    - Teached in an impoverished location
    - Shadowed at a Top 10 Hospital
    - Played a sport for school

    Did I leave anything out?
     
  13. Doctor&Geek

    Doctor&Geek 25 > 5 / 15 < 8 Lifetime Donor 10+ Year Member

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    Those people exist. They also win Rhodes Scholarships:

    http://www.rhodesscholar.org/win.html

    Elected to Phi Beta Kappa as a junior, Jeff Ishizuka is a Williams College 1960's Scholar in chemistry and has held several research assistantships. At Williams he worked on a project, funded by the National Science Foundation, deriving mathematical models for chaotic molecular behavior. He has also co-authored a paper for first year students (now submitted for publication) introducing the concepts of non-linear dynamics. Jeff studied at Oxford in his junior year on the Williams-Oxford Programme where, as a research assistant in physical chemistry, he predicted unknown energy levels in a vibrational-rotational spectrum of FeH and assigned portions of FeH's spectrum. An Eagle Scout, Jeff has received distinction as a scholar-athlete at Williams, where he was a varsity wrestler. He has also served as a writing tutor at Williams and worked with asylum seekers from Kosovo as part of Oxford's REACH UP program. While volunteering at Montaa de Luz hospice for children with HIV/AIDS in Honduras, Jeff managed and translated for volunteer construction teams, computerized and updated projects and finances, developed environmental plans, and administered the hospice for two weeks in the director's absence. He has also co-authored a successful grant proposal to assist the work of the hospice. Jeff writes poetry and has played classical piano for 15 years (enjoying Brahms and Chopin in particular).

    (Formulaic, eh?)
     
  14. 45408

    45408 aw buddy 7+ Year Member

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    C'mon, make it something worthwhile. Was the captain of the football team of a Big Ten school, and won MVP of xxx-Bowl.
     
  15. MD Rapper

    MD Rapper Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    LOL

    The pre-med life has stripped any creativity from me. I can't WAIT to get in so that I can focus on being interesting again!!
     
  16. Invented the Slinky.

    HELLO HARVARD. :D
     
  17. skoaner

    skoaner Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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  18. MWillie

    MWillie On the wards 5+ Year Member

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    Best EC: Invented the question mark.
     
  19. a_student

    a_student Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    all you need really is 30million dollars donated to hms
     
  20. SanDiegoSOD

    SanDiegoSOD Milk was a bad choice 7+ Year Member

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    I don't think that an ADCOM would dock you any points for saving someone's life :thumbup:
     
  21. skoaner

    skoaner Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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  22. indo

    indo Feed me a stray cat 7+ Year Member

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    the perfect med school resume goes like this:

    3.0 gpa

    28-30 mcat

    some arbitrary short term volunteering

    no research

    1 acceptance


    This outlines how to get into med school using the minimal effort plan. Why bust your ass for a 4.0 when you can get a 3.0 and still get in?
     
  23. indo

    indo Feed me a stray cat 7+ Year Member

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    Also, if you led a revolution wouldn't you have killed at least one person? I don't think Ghandi would be cool with that. Also, wasn't the architect of each pyramid killed after it was finished so that nobody knew the way in or out?
     
  24. DieselPetrolGrl

    DieselPetrolGrl twisterChamp&so much more 7+ Year Member

    MCAT: (taken while looting 3 Spanish merchant ships simultaneously ) 13-14-11 (11 in bio because a cannon went off bit about half e’meters from me ear!
    GPA: at Great Queens Academy for Pirates,Lords, and Ministry Men….3.89 ( I had scurvy during my second year for 4 months!)

    Achievements:

    Stolen the entire history of Spain –pottery – art- textiles- you name it I jacked ite!...and soldon ebay ..thus donating millions to OAD ( Orange a Day initaive to cure scurvy) thanks to my efforts it has been eradicated from sea ships far and wide!

    Single-handedly prosecuted and dealt with justly of over 300 bandits and ill wishers..among them several who dissed me lovely queen !

    I am diverse.. and I will bring in funds with my current research pimpointing why the “Magentic Compas Is Off by a Wee Bit!”
     
  25. Caesars0331

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  26. MWillie

    MWillie On the wards 5+ Year Member

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    Those Rhodes scholars are such obvious gunners. I'm going to have fun wailing on the premeds on there if I'm ever a PGY-III and they're only an intern since they took time to go to jolly old England.
     
  27. MD Rapper

    MD Rapper Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    LOL!!! Thank god I don't have to be like these people to get into medical school...
     
  28. derf

    derf Ohio Land 7+ Year Member

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    Won Nobel prize for negotiating eternal peace between Arabs and Jews. Yup, I'll make that the theme of my personal statement.
     
  29. swifteagle43

    swifteagle43 Lover- not a fighter 10+ Year Member

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    Post these resumes on Mdapplicants.com
     
  30. indo

    indo Feed me a stray cat 7+ Year Member

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    does anyone else hate the fact that 90% of the average pre-med resume was done in an effort to conform as closely as possible to the "perfect" med school application?
     
  31. LiNk

    LiNk Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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    Research: discovered cure for cancer
     
  32. indo

    indo Feed me a stray cat 7+ Year Member

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    Wouldn't a "godly" resume include more stuff that is god oriented? For example, I cursed a guy named Atlas to holding the world on his shoulders for eternity. That is pretty godly.
     
  33. swifteagle43

    swifteagle43 Lover- not a fighter 10+ Year Member

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    YOU ARE FREAKING HILARIOUS!!!!
     
  34. 45408

    45408 aw buddy 7+ Year Member

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    Yeah, to an extent. There's all the "must-haves" of clinical experience, shadowing, volunteering, and research.
     
  35. swifteagle43

    swifteagle43 Lover- not a fighter 10+ Year Member

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    Thats kinda sad...there is something sad about the way things have come to be...pushed into doing everything....whatever happened to drinking?
     
  36. KAR

    KAR Invincibility 5+ Year Member

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    From what I've heard, this is what med school's greatest downfall is. The destruction of a creative individual to make another slave to a sick system. But, who cares, I'm trying to sign up too.
     
  37. doogyhowser

    doogyhowser Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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    the gentlemen's club
    MCAT 8
    GPA 2.5niner

    newcomer of the year award at the adult films festival for my work in

    naked nurses from neptune #3 and #6
    sorority sex kittens #12
    lord of the wang: fellowship of the wang

    vice-president of the thespian group "gangbang brothas"




    what, no secondaries???!!!
     
  38. indo

    indo Feed me a stray cat 7+ Year Member

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    drinking? oh mama, that is alive and well in my cavity of the woods
     
  39. vhawk

    vhawk 2K Member 10+ Year Member

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    MCAT: 11 VR, 11 PS, 10 BS
    GPA: 3.5 nonsci, 3.4 sci
    Little research, hospital volunteer, student gov.,
    Small school
    2 interviews, witty, charming, dazzling smile
    1 acceptance
    4-yrs from now....doctor

    Thats the perfect resume....cause its mine, and I am perfect!!
     
  40. nokia stuff

    nokia stuff 2+ Year Member

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    11 years later, what is the resume?!
     
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  41. Gandyy

    Gandyy 2+ Year Member

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    Nowadays the standards are a bit higher.

    534 MCAT
    4.9 GPA

    Cured Every World Problem.
    Aeronautical Space Engineer.
    Can Control Space Time Continuum.


    I know its not as good as a lot of the SDN poster's resumes, but its a start.
     
  42. PugsAndHugs

    PugsAndHugs 2+ Year Member

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    Pretty dumb thread IMO.
     
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  43. Cpt Ahab

    Cpt Ahab 2+ Year Member

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    an event horizon
    +1
     
  44. Spinach Dip

    Spinach Dip Delicious with nachos 2+ Year Member

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    God-level necrobump. :thumbup:
     
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  45. Doug Underhill

    Doug Underhill 2+ Year Member

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    Back in 2004, a godly MCAT was 34. Today, SDN members retake 34s so they can get that 39.
     
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  46. Spinach Dip

    Spinach Dip Delicious with nachos 2+ Year Member

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    You forgot:

    -Foundress of the missionaries of charity
    -Olympic gold medalist
    -Astronaut
    -Found Osama Bin Laden
    -Made millions in stock market
    -Batman
     
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  47. Mad Jack

    Mad Jack Critically Caring Gold Donor 2+ Year Member

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    I had a better distribution than OP's dream score lol. If I could take that score back in time to 2004 I'd probably be an attending at Harvard right now.
     
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  48. md-2020

    md-2020 The Immaculate Catch 2+ Year Member

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    Not to be a b**** but there is no reason to over dramatize the difficulty of getting into med school. Despite popular SDN belief, regular people with 3.5/30 do get in...quite often....


    Is it tough? Sure. Is it impossible? Not even close.

    As the economy recovers, I'd expect the competitiveness to stabilize or perhaps even decrease a tad.
     
  49. Gandyy

    Gandyy 2+ Year Member

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    lol yea. Med School admissions are so much harder now than they were in 2004.
     
  50. Gandyy

    Gandyy 2+ Year Member

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    There are also a lot of people with 3.5/30 who dont get in either though.
     
  51. Easonred57

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    Holy Necrobump.

    My father invented the Toaster Strudel.
     
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