WAMC reapplicant 3.93/519 School list help

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Hi everyone! Thank you all for taking a look and helping me! I am a previous applicant last cycle and only had 1 II and 1 WL. Last cycle I had essentially no clinical experience, which I have now. Hope you guys can take a look and give me some advice! Appreciate it!
  1. cGPA and sGPA as calculated by AMCAS or AACOMAS = 3.93/3.93
  2. MCAT score(s) and breakdown = 129/129/130/131 - 519
  3. State of residence or country of citizenship = PA
  4. Ethnicity and/or race = ORM Asian
  5. Undergraduate institution or category = T10
  6. Clinical experience (volunteer and non-volunteer) = 150 from volunteering at ED, 1500 so far working at a clinic(new from past gap year)
  7. Research experience and productivity = approximately 1000 hours, one research pub(conference proceedings)/presentation at educational conference
  8. Shadowing experience and specialties represented = ortho, internal med, ophthalmology, 300 hours
  9. Non-clinical volunteering = 800 so far
  10. Other extracurricular activities (including athletics, military service, gap year activities, leadership, teaching, etc) = not much other than music/gym
  11. Relevant honors or awards = deans list
School List: (sorted by ranking), 31 schools total(* means I applied there last cycle)
Harvard Medical School
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania*
Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons*
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine*
Weill Cornell Medicine*
Yale School of Medicine*
NYU Grossman School of Medicine*
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine*
Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine*
University of Michigan Medical School*
University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai*
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine*
University of Colorado
University of Virginia School of Medicine*
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry*
Boston University Aram V. Chobanian & Edward Avedisian School of Medicine*
University of Maryland*
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University*
Albert Einstein College of Medicine*
University of Iowa (Carver)*
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth*
Georgetown University*
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
Thomas Jefferson University (Kimmel)*
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Temple University (Katz)*
Penn State*
Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine

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Stony Brook admits few non residents with no connection to the state. Add Drexel. Also consider USF Morsani, Northwestern, Duke.
What's the nature of your non-clinical? What activities did you do?
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With that in mind I don't see any significant holes in your application, I'd say your list looks good. Be sure to pair with strong writing/LORs/early submission if possible
Where were your interviews last cycle?

Sure, if all that is missing is integrating your clinical observation into your application, then hopefully you'll get more attention this time. Articulate your mission fit and make sure you really know how it aligns with the schools on your list.