premeddestiny

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2+ Year Member
Sep 2, 2017
121
98
pacific coast
Status
Medical Student (Accepted)
Background: I will be applying next cycle; I graduated last December with two Bachelor degrees. Here is a summary:

Asian / M / Washington State resident

cGPA: 3.73 @ Community College, 4.00 @ Four-Year Undergraduate, 3.88 (weighted, composite)
sGPA: 3.65 @ Community College, 4.00 @ Four-Year Undergraduate, 3.83 (weighted, composite)
MCAT: 517

Clinical Experience:
In-patient concierge cart: 150 hours
ED volunteer / research associate: 100 hours
ED scribing (for 3 months): 300 hours
International Medical Mission Trip: 60 (some in facial surgery, some in dental, and some in vet med)

Shadowing:
Pediatric neurologist x3 days: 24 hours

Nonclinical ECs
Tutoring (since April 2017): 40-50 hours
Grocery store worker: >100 hours
Primate Laboratory Volunteer (includes data recording with potential for data analysis and animal handling) (since last month): 20 hours
Resident Advisor (x1 semester): 330 hours
Student note-taker: 150 hours
Led 2 food drives for homeless people: 20-30 hours
Various leadership roles at volunteer organization and fraternity + volunteerism: >300 hours

Achievements
5-star regional conference from fraternity
Outstanding Officer Award from volunteer organization
2 scholarships from volunteer organization, 1 scholarship from Biology Department
Honor Roll 2x in Community College, 5x in Four-Year Undergraduate

Right now, I'm planning to get a NA-C license this month and try to get into acute care at the hospital I volunteer at.

Tentative school list (can add or remove schools, will start applying next cycle):
University of Washington
Washington State University
University of Rochester
University of Miami
Pennsylvania State University
Saint Louis University
Tufts University
Hofstra University
Mayo
New York Medical College
Tulane University
Wake Forest
 
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premeddestiny

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2+ Year Member
Sep 2, 2017
121
98
pacific coast
Status
Medical Student (Accepted)
What would you say are reach / target schools I can add in? I also have Yale, Brown, U Vermont, Stanford (lol), Dartmouth, and Quinnipiac as well
 
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Sep 15, 2012
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Status
Attending Physician
Other schools where you could receive interviews with your stats include:
Boston University
Einstein
Mount Sinai
Drexel
Temple
Jefferson
Georgetown
GW
Cincinnati
Pitt
Case Western
Creighton
 

Goro

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7+ Year Member
Jun 10, 2010
54,371
80,705
Somewhere west of St. Louis
Status
Non-Student
Background: I will be applying next cycle; I graduated last December with two Bachelor degrees. Here is a summary:

Asian / M / Washington State resident

cGPA: 3.73 @ Community College, 4.00 @ Four-Year Undergraduate, 3.88 (weighted, composite)
sGPA: 3.65 @ Community College, 4.00 @ Four-Year Undergraduate, 3.83 (weighted, composite)
MCAT: 517

Clinical Experience:
In-patient concierge cart: 150 hours
ED volunteer / research associate: 100 hours
ED scribing (for 3 months): 300 hours
International Medical Mission Trip: 60 (some in facial surgery, some in dental, and some in vet med)

Shadowing:
Pediatric neurologist x3 days: 24 hours

Nonclinical ECs
Tutoring (since April 2017): 40-50 hours
Grocery store worker: >100 hours
Primate Laboratory Volunteer (includes data recording with potential for data analysis and animal handling) (since last month): 20 hours
Resident Advisor (x1 semester): 330 hours
Student note-taker: 150 hours
Led 2 food drives for homeless people: 20-30 hours
Various leadership roles at volunteer organization and fraternity + volunteerism: >300 hours

Achievements
5-star regional conference from fraternity
Outstanding Officer Award from volunteer organization
2 scholarships from volunteer organization, 1 scholarship from Biology Department
Honor Roll 2x in Community College, 5x in Four-Year Undergraduate

Right now, I'm planning to get a NA-C license this month and try to get into acute care at the hospital I volunteer at.

Tentative school list (can add or remove schools, will start applying next cycle):
University of Washington
Washington State University
University of Rochester
University of Miami
Pennsylvania State University
Saint Louis University
Tufts University
Hofstra University
Mayo
New York Medical College
Tulane University
Wake Forest
Lack of research will hurt at the research powerhouses, and the medical mission trip will be treated as medical tourism. But, you should aim higher.

I suggest:

Case
U VA or U MI
U AZ
U VM
U Cincy
Ohio State
UCLA,
Miami
Tulane
Albert Einstein
Emory
BU
USC/Keck
Mayo
Rochester
Dartmouth
Duke
Pitt
Hofstra
U WA
WSU
 
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premeddestiny

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2+ Year Member
Sep 2, 2017
121
98
pacific coast
Status
Medical Student (Accepted)
@Goro

Considering that it's 6 months since I posted this WAMC and there is new MSAR data, I have updated my EC stats. Academics and MCAT the same as before:

Clinical Experience:
International Medical Mission Trip: 60
In-patient concierge cart: 300 hours [current]
Free clinic receptionist / clinic manager: 140 hours [current]

Research:
Volunteer ED research associate: 100 hours
Volunteer Research Technician with some 3D modeling: 400 hours

Shadowing:
Neurology: 24 hours
Urology: 24 hours
Primary Care: probably 20 hours by June 2018

Nonclinical ECs
Homeless Shelter: 80 hours [current]
Tutoring (total): 300 hours [current]
Fast Food: >5000 hours
Resident Advisor (x1 semester): 330 hours
Various leadership roles at volunteer organization and fraternity + volunteerism: >600 hours

Achievements
5-star regional conference from fraternity
Outstanding Officer Award from volunteer organization
2 scholarships from volunteer organization, 1 scholarship from Biology Department
Honor Roll 2x in Community College, 5x in Four-Year Undergraduate

I now have a mostly finalized school list; how good is this list? Are there schools I should remove or add?

Reaches:
Yale
Cornell
Mayo

Targets:
U Mich
Emory
Pitt
Case
Ohio State
Dartmouth
Einstein
Hofstra
Rochester
Cincy

'Safeties':
Creighton
Miami
Quinnipiac
Tulane
Vermont

State Schools:
UW
WSU
 
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