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For those Accepted or at least interviewed at a top 20, Post and give information in the following format

Major:

Cumulative GPA:

Science GPA:

MCAT Score:

Test Date:

First application cycle? (If no, how many other times have you applied):

Were you a student while applying or did you apply after graduation:

Country/state of residence:

Primary application submission date:

Primary verification date:

Name of schools to which you sent primaries

Name of schools to which you completed secondaries:

Number of interview invitations received:

First Interview Invite Received:

First Acceptance Received:

Individual or Committee LoRs:

Research (hours, clinical or nonclinical, published etc)

Volunteering (clinical):

Physician shadowing:

Non-clinical volunteering:

Extracurricular activities:

How many hours of Weekly commitment for volunteering/research/shadowing/extracurricular:

Immediate family members in medicine? (y/n):

Specialty of interest in medicine:

Interest in rural health/working with under-served populations?:

URM?


Strengths:


Weaknesses:

Overall Advice:
 

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Major: Chemistry & French Literature

Cumulative GPA: 3.78

Science GPA: 3.55

MCAT Score: 519

Test Date:May 2017

First application cycle? Yes

Were you a student while applying or did you apply after graduation: I'm a senior taking a full course load and working two jobs (I'm so drained after this cycle)

Country/state of residence: GA, but undergrad in NC (some NC schools gave me semi-in state consideration)

Primary application submission date: 6/27

Primary verification date: 7/24

Name of schools to which you sent primaries: Not gonna list them all (17 total)

Name of schools to which you completed secondaries: All the primaries I applied to. Why waste the 40$ to send a prim. but not a sec.? (17 in total)

Number of interview invitations received: 7 so far (expecting maybe 1-2 more)

First Interview Invite Received: IDK

First Acceptance Received: Oct 16

Individual or Committee LoRs: Individual: School doesn't have committee

Research (hours, clinical or nonclinical, published etc) 2 years, not publish. 3 posters

Volunteering (clinical): Lots at free clinic

Physician shadowing: Lots

Non-clinical volunteering: Lots

Extracurricular activities:

How many hours of Weekly commitment for volunteering/research/shadowing/extracurricular:

Immediate family members in medicine? (y/n):No

Specialty of interest in medicine: Surgery

Interest in rural health/working with under-served populations?: Underserved

URM? Yes (Latino)


Strengths:
Interview skills, also a great writer (essays and extra curriculum descriptions)

Weaknesses:
Getting secondaries in within 2 weeks (Took me like 5 months to turn in one of them hahah)

Overall Advice: Be less neurotic
 
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