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1. cGPA: 3.87 sGPA: 3.9
2. MCAT: 512 (130/125/127/130) (Disappointed with the CARS score as I was testing at 128/9 beforehand...)
3. Michigan
4. ORM
5. University of Michigan graduating in May with a degree in Biochemistry and a minor in Science, Technology, and Medicine
6. Clinical Experience:
Volunteer in endoscopy unit: 90 hrs (1 summer)
Volunteer in outpatient surgery unit: 60 hrs (2 semester)
Volunteer at children's hospital: 110 hrs (multiple semesters)
Volunteer and organizer of monthly children's hospital gaming get-together: 40 hrs
Certified CNA Training (classroom and nursing home): 110 hrs
7. No research... I am taking an upper level lab course right now and we are working towards a manuscript to get published
8. Shadowing:
Pediatric/NICU: 10 hrs
Virtual Emergency Medicine: 10 hrs
Gastroenterologist: 5 hrs
(Was planning on getting a lot more this past year...)
9. Non-clinical volunteering:
Childcare at Circles (a national program for ending poverty through local intervention): 85 hrs (1 year and ongoing)
Volunteer at food bank: 60 hrs (1 year)
10. Other Extracurriculars:
Job as a bus driver throughout school: 875 hrs (2 years and ongoing)
Job as intro bio and chem tutor: 165 hrs (2 years and ongoing)
Director of org that visits med schools on spring break: 200 hrs. (1 year and ongoing)
Pre-med mentor: 80 hours (2 years and ongoing)
IM Sports Captain for 4 sports: 70 hrs.
Summer job at car wash: 500 hrs. (1 summer)
Leadership team for basketball student section: 90 hrs. (2.5 years)
11. Honors/awards:
University Honors every semester
Biology tutor of the year

Current School List (no order):
Michigan St. (MD)
Michigan St. (DO)
Michigan
Central Michigan
Western Michigan
Wayne State
Colorado
Wake Forest
Creighton
Cincinnati
Georgetown
George Washington
Loyola (IL)
Toledo
Tulane
Drexel
Rosalind Franklin
Oakland
Miami
Penn St.
Quinnipiac

Are these schools reasonable? I feel good about my application except for the lack of research, any thoughts?

Thanks in advance to everybody who is able to help me!
 

Faha

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You have a good list and should receive several interviews. You could add these schools:
Medical College Wisconsin
Temple
Jefferson
St. Louis
 
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Banco

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Solid application.

Look into adding Albany, NYMC, Temple, Jeff.
 
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