How would you rate this applicant? I have this friend ( ) who is applying to cards this fall..... here are his stats: He is a traditional 28 year old graduate who did not take any time off. Undergrad: Major University, BS Med school: Tier 2 school, MD graduated AOA Residency: IM program community-based hospital with top 20 USNEWS World REPORT cardiovascular ranking. Publications (actual, no Bull sh** works here) 2006 2nd author of clinical review article in cardiology in mid-level journal (with huge name cardiologist) 2006 1st author clinical clinical prosp study in obscure journal 2006 1st author of clinical prosp study in the Journal of Cardiovascular Risk 2006 co-authored chapter on Acute Coronary Syndrome in McGraw-Hill book 2006 sole author of book review published in JAMA 2005 sole author of book review in published in JAMA 2003 2nd author basic science lab research study in obscure journal Potential Publications: three more 1st-author, original research, cardiac related manuscripts under peer-review at mostly obscure journals at this time.... Presentations: 2006 1st author poster presentation at ACC (abstract in JACC) 2006 1st author poster presentation at AHA conference (abstract in ATVB) Awards: 2006 1st place in state ACP research meeting 2006 featured media release of research by the AHA 2004 Best medical student investigator research award USMLE Step 1 223 USMLE Step 2 243 3-4 Strong Letters of Recommendations from Huge, nationally recognized cardiologists..