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May 27, 2017
  1. Pre-Medical
    Hi all,

    I am a rising senior, applying to med school this summer. I am trying to figure out my list of schools that I will be applying to. I have a draft, but I'm not sure if it is well-balanced and such. Let me know what you all think.

    Here are my qualifications:

    GPA: 3.9 (Biology Major)
    Member of Phi Beta Kappa (inducted as a Junior)
    First Honors 4 semesters
    Second Honors 2 semesters

    MCAT (new): 512, 87% percentile
    California Resident

    Laboratory Work: 2 years, and roughly 1300 hours in a Neuroscience lab, no publications
    Volunteer Work: 300+ hours volunteering in hospitals (ED, ICU, and surgical unit), worked as a translator at a clinic in Guatemala for 2 weeks
    Shadowing: 150 hours shadowing OB/GYN, Cardiology, Internal medicine, opthamology
    Paid Employment: social media intern for university (6 hours per week)
    Leadership: Vice President of Tour Guide Society (on board for 2 years), Major representative on Academic Council, New Student Orientation Captain (help to lead new student orientation for the past 2 years)
    Teaching: Teaching Assistant for introductory Biology course (1 year, 120 hours)
    Internships: Interned at Stanford School of Medicine, Summer 2013 in Cardiothoracic Surgery Department

    Tulane University
    Rosalind Franklin University
    New York Medical College
    Loyola University Chicago
    UC Davis
    George Washington University
    Drexel University
    Rush Medical College
    UC Riverside
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Georgetown University
    Tufts University
    University of Southern California
    Temple University
    Emory University
    Boston University
    UC Irvine
    University of Pennsylvania
    Stanford University
    Harvard University
    Cornell University
    Columbia University

    Let me know what y'all think, or if you have any advice!

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