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WAMC 3.94/521

insertcleverpunhere

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Jun 15, 2019
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  1. Pre-Medical
Hi everyone! I got my MCAT score yesterday and it was much higher than I expected, so I’m a little lost in terms of making a school list…any edits/additions to make it feel less top-heavy would be greatly appreciated!!
  1. cGPA = 3.94, sGPA = 3.89
  2. Spanish and biology majors (BA degrees), chem minor
  3. 521 (130/130/131/130)
  4. Pennsylvania resident, ties to Maryland
  5. ORM (white female), LGBT
  6. Rising senior at state school
  7. Clinical:
    1. HIV testing at a free clinic in my hometown (~150 hours)
    2. Hospital volunteering (mix of patient floors, ED, and PACU)(~350 hours)
  8. Research:
    1. Research associate in the ED (~500 hours, 150 more projected)
    2. presented a literature review poster about health disparities in ESL speakers at a global studies conference at my school
  9. Shadowing
    1. FM: 28h
    2. EM: 24h
    3. Thoracic surgery: 5h
  10. Non-clinical volunteering
    1. Working with a nonprofit raising money for HIV/AIDS research, as well as LGBTQ+ community outreach (~100 hours, I initially projected 50 more hours because of covid but the organization reopened earlier than I expected, so I will probably have closer to 100 additional hours)
  11. Work Experiences
    1. Tutor for chemistry, anatomy, Spanish, and math at my university, (~450 hours, ~100 more projected)
  12. Other extracurricular activities (including athletics, military service, gap year activities, leadership, teaching, etc)
    1. I’m a runner, and I have some other unique hobbies I mentioned in my app
    2. Not sure if this counts as leadership per se, but in my tutoring job I help to train new hires and to lead workshops about improving the quality of tutoring at the center
    3. Studied abroad in Spain for a summer
  13. Relevant honors or awards
    1. Presidential scholarship
    2. Dean’s list (5 out of 6 semesters, covid ruined my streak lol)
    3. Phi Beta Kappa
  14. Immediate family members in medicine? (y/n): healthcare yes, but no doctors
  15. Specialty of interest: so far, I'm open to anything!
  16. Graduate degrees: none
  17. Interest in rural health (y/n): open to anything!
  18. Some other random stuff:
    1. I’m really interested in working with underserved populations, especially Spanish speakers and the LGBTQ+ community
    2. I want to pursue an MPH or a similar combined degree, but I’m not married to the idea
School List:
Temple
Jefferson
Geisinger
Penn State
Cooper (is this a donation? I really like their mission but if it’s not worth it I’ll take it off!)
Pitt
Maryland
UVa
EVMS
Penn
NYU
Columbia
Cornell
WashU
UChicago
Northwestern
Mt Sinai
Michigan
Hofstra
Einstein
Boston
Miami
Baylor
Dartmouth
Vermont
Quinnipiac
 
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