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Make that DOCTOR Racergirl!!!!

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by racergirl, Nov 14, 2001.

  1. racergirl

    racergirl Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    I can't believe it!!!!

    I just got the call today, and I'm going to medical school at the University of Minnesota--twin cities!!!

    This was always my first choice! I don't have to move or anything! I'm freaking out... :D

    For those of you with wacky/funky stuff on your record, take heart: There are NINE F's on my undergraduate record. Yep, NINE!!! And no post-bach grades either, since I never got a degree when I left school before.

    I have done really well in the three years since I've been back in school though, and I did well on the MCAT, did some TAing, research, blah bee blah.

    Anyway, I just wanted to let you guys know that I couldn't have done it without this board. The info and support I've gotten here were and are priceless. I couldn't have made my way through all the AMCAS problems and sending out paper copies of apps without you all, so THANKYOU ThANKYOU THANKYOU THANKYOU THANKYOU!!!

    OK... getting calmer now...oh heck no I'm not...WOO-HOO!!!
     
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  3. praying4MD

    praying4MD 2K Member 10+ Year Member

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    Let me have the honor of being the first to congratulate you. Congratulations! You're one of the many SDN'ers that I've been rooting for. Enjoy this feeling now & go out to celebrate DOCTOR Racergirl! You deserve it! :)
     
  4. isa

    isa Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    Wow, what a great story DR. Racergirl! Congratulations!
     
  5. poindexter

    poindexter Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    Congratulations, Dr. Racergirl!!!

    Your polite harassment paid off! Go out and celebrate!

    I'm finally verified so hopefully I'll know in a few weeks whether I'll be there with you when classes start August 15th!
     
  6. mdhopeful

    mdhopeful Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    Racergirl - You are awesome! Congratulations! Way to go! I hope you'll still be frequenting SDN to cheer us on as our dreams come true!
     
  7. nerfornothin

    nerfornothin Member 7+ Year Member

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    Congrats!
     
  8. nochaser

    nochaser Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    GO GO GO GO RACERGIRL!

    Congratulations!!!!!!!!!
     
  9. Jameson

    Jameson Member 7+ Year Member

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    CONGRATULATIONS!!! Many thanks to you and all the encouragement that you have offered, it says a lot about your charater. Enjoy your moment!!
    :D :D :D
     
  10. AceUF78

    AceUF78 Membaaa.... 10+ Year Member

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    Congrats Chica !!
     
  11. ewells

    ewells Big Daddy 7+ Year Member

    Congratulations, that is awesome.

    I am really encouraged. I think that I am sort of in the same boat as you; I received six F's when I was younger, but my trend is good since I returned to school and I have a good MCAT (didn't you get like a 40, though?). Anyway, thanks for showing the way.
     
  12. jargon124

    jargon124 Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    Congratulations, Dr. Racergirl. :)
     
  13. aspirant

    aspirant Member 7+ Year Member

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    Racergirl,

    I am very pleased to read your news. You must be very excited and have a great sense of accomplishment and anticipation. Your advice to me months ago has been an inspiration ever since, and I am inspired anew with the announcement of your acceptance.

    While you say you are grateful to this board for your success, I think this board (at least this reader of the board) is also grateful to you for your participation. Way to go!
     
  14. KyGrlDr2B

    KyGrlDr2B 7+ Year Member

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    CONGRATS!! It's a great feeling to get into a great school that isn't too far from you isn't it??
    :p
     
  15. TwoSteveSquared

    TwoSteveSquared Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    You go girl!
     
  16. SMW

    SMW Grand Member 7+ Year Member

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    Let me add my heartfelt congratulations!!! You deserve it!!! :D
     
  17. spacecadet

    spacecadet Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    That is so awesome racergirl! I'm really happy for you and glad you got your first choice. I hope you have a great time in med school next year!!!

    Congratulations!! :) :) :D
     
  18. EMDrMoe

    EMDrMoe Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    CONGRATULATIONS Dr. Racergirl!!!!!

    Go get 'em!!!!!
     
  19. racergirl

    racergirl Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    Thanks everyone!

    It's hours later, but it still hasn't sunk in. My BF called his entire family with the news (cute huh?) and we've both been walking around giggling at each other all night.

    You know, now that i'm a bit calmer, I think there's a very good chance I swore at the admissions director when she gave me the news over the phone...OOPS! To be more specific, I think I might have said "Holy Fu*#ing S*it!" I don't think I did, but I don't remember! She also said something about a packet coming next week, but I don't remember that either--it's all a blur, baby!

    To Aspirant--I'm glad I helped. Stick to it--If I can do it, so can you. Rise from those ashes!
     

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