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Jun 16, 2020
  1. Pre-Medical
All of the hours I listed are expected hours that I will have accumulated by August 2021. Please don't quote my post because I intend to delete this information later.
  • Year in school: Undergrad 2015-2018, ORM
  • Country/state of residence: Maryland
  • Cumulative GPA: 3.99, no upward trend
  • MCAT Scores: 522
  • Experiences
    • Awards/Recognitions
      • Recognition from my department for top 10% of graduating class
      • Dean's list through college
    • Research – include any abstracts/posters/publications and how you were credited (eg. First author, senior author, etc):
      • Undergraduate Research
        • Worked in 2 separate basic biology labs, one was a research program (2 years) and the second was a related lab where I worked with a graduate student (1 year). No publications/abstracts
      • Postbacc Research at NIH (IRTA)
        • Work in a basic biology lab, 4 abstracts (one first author), oral presentation at a national conference (second authorship abstract), and one publication (low author). I will hopefully have two second author papers by the end of this year.
    • Volunteering (clinical) – include hours/sites:
      • Hospice volunteer: 250 hours, in-home visits with patients for respite care, grocery delivery, palliative therapy (hand massage, aromatherapy, etc.)
    • Physician shadowing – include hours/specialties:
      • 70 hours in a hospital shadowing program (various specialties)
      • 150 hours shadowing dermatology grand rounds at NIH
      • 80 hours shadowing critical care/ICU rounds at NIH
    • Non-clinical volunteering:
      • 250 hours working as an ESL tutor for elementary school students
    • Extracurricular activities:
      • 300 hours as a student DJ for my school radio station, hosted a show about the history of science
    • Leadership:
      • 200 hours as a Peer mentor/TA in my first research lab
      • 220 hours as a TA in Organic Chemistry I, led discussion sessions twice/week
School List: Hopkins, Penn, WashU, Columbia, Chicago, Michigan, NYU, Pitt, Cornell, Northwestern, UVA, Rochester, Dartmouth, Einstein, Hofstra, UNC, Maryland, Stony Brook, VCU, Wake Forest, Tufts, Georgetown, BU, GWU, Penn State.
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