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Revised list, 3.64 GPA 37 MCAT

Discussion in 'What Are My Chances?' started by wurdy5176, May 21, 2014.

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    wurdy5176 Dr. Jan Itor

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    May 18, 2014
    Stats
    California Resident
    Slightly non-traditional
    Wants to work in underserved communities, possibly MD/MPH

    Experiences
    2 years research at school
    Plenty of shadowing hours (2 cardiologists, a general prac., and various surgeries of other doctors)
    2 summers of clinical research resulting in coauthor of medical paper
    1 year study abroad (spanish speaking), 1 year teaching in China
    Other abroad volunteering, including a public health project and clinical volunteering
    Biology major
    Many leadership positions (nonmedical)

    Negatives
    Bad performance Freshman year, almost all B-s for my science classes (rallied for much better grades later on)

    Schools
    University of Virginia
    Einstein
    St. Louis
    Ohio State University
    Washington University
    Univ. of Rochester
    OHSU
    UCD
    Univ. of Washington
    Northwestern
    UCI
    USC
    Loyola
    UCSD
    Univ. of North Carolina
    Wake Forest
    Duke
    Loma Linda
    Baylor
    Vanderbilt
    UCLA
    Stanford
    Creighton

    I know that I have quite a bit of reach schools, or ones that are bad for Cali residents (read Univ. of Washington), but all of these are on my list because of some personal reason or another. I realize I have too many dream schools. I am trying to make sure that I get in on this application cycle. I am happy with the size of my list money wise (goodbye life savings), but I want to hear what I should remove and what I should add. Any feedback is welcome!
     
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