Help me with my list please :)


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May 23, 2020
  1. Pre-Medical
    All stats are how they are on my app, therefore my planned hours. Mainly need help with refining school list. What should I add or remove? Suggestions, recommendations, any comment is appreciated. Thank you!!!

    Year in school: Junior

    • Country/state of residence: Ohio
    • Schools to which you are applying:

    1. Ohio University
    2. Lake Erie COM (Bradenton and Main)
    3. Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace COM?
    4. VCOM (VC,CC,AC,LC)
    5. NOVA
    6. KYCOM

    1. Wright State University
    2. U Toledo
    3. NEOMED
    4. U Cinci
    5. OSU
    6. Eastern Virginia Medical School
    7. Indiana U
    8. MC Wisconsin
    9. Penn State
    10. Temple U
    11. Drexel U
    12. Mich State U
    13. U of Louisville
    14. Tulane U
    15. Marshall U
    16. Wayne State U
    • Cumulative GPA: 3.54 (Very strong upward trend, junior year gpa is 3.9 and all were BCPM classes)
    • Science GPA: 3.47
    • MCAT Scores: N/A (COVID delays, realistic goal is a 510-512)
    • Research – include any abstracts/posters/publications and how you were credited (eg. First author, senior author, etc): 150 hours in small neuro lab, on 1 abstract as third author. Would have more but can't be in lab because of COVID.
    • Volunteering (clinical) – include hours/sites: 350 hours direct patient contact with elderly patients at local hospital. Received award from hospital for volunteering excellence. Been with this org for about 2 years. Again, hours would be higher, but covid.
    • Physician shadowing – include hours/specialties: 15 hours with ENT, 22 hours with wound care specialist (LOR). Have time planned w plastic surgeon after COVID lets up.
    • Non-clinical volunteering: about 100 misc hours with organization at school. 30+ hours with shopping angels getting groceries during pandemic for those who can't.
    • Extracurricular activities: Supplemental instruction leader for 3 semesters in physiology (LOR), TA for anatomy for 2 semesters (LOR), dissected cadavers in human dissection course, tutored A/P for 1 semester, committee chair for new club at school with 100+ members focused on volunteering and fundraising with solid connections to medical school. Member of a couple other misc clubs.
    • Employment history: 5500 hours at a non-clinical job in a managerial position as a part time worker to pay for college, hours since 2016. Paid as SI leader and tutor also.
    • Immediate family members in medicine? (y/n): Mom was a nurse when growing up.
    • Specialty of interest: Don't want to know yet (leaning surgery or something more procedural)
    • Interest in rural health (y/n): no
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