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WAMC/School List - 3.96/521

OliveMDToBe

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I feel like my list is a bit too 'top heavy'. Would appreciate some insight!
  1. cGPA: 3.96 sGPA: 3.95
  2. MCAT: 521 (130,130,131,130)
  3. CA resident
  4. middle eastern female
  5. Undergraduate institution: UCLA
  6. Clinical experience (volunteer and non-volunteer):
    1. Clinical Volunteering: 450 hours
    2. Employment Medical/Clinical: 850 hours
  7. Research experience and productivity (This is the weakest part of my app)
    1. Clinical Research: 300 hours (cardiothoracic clinical research) no pubs no presentations
  8. Shadowing experience and specialties represented
    1. 100 hours total shadowing multiple specialties
  9. Non-clinical volunteering
    1. 320 hours total
  10. Other extracurricular activities (including athletics, military service, gap year activities, leadership, teaching, etc)
    1. Leadership (fundraising coordinator): 150 hours
    2. Tutoring: College Math - 200 hours
  11. Relevant honors or awards
    1. UCLA Regents Scholar
    2. Dean list/president's list etc
  12. Anything else not listed you think might be important
    1. Hobbies 400 hours - volleyball and racing cars

NYU
WashU
JHU
Vanderbilt
UPenn
Yale
Prtizker
Columbia
Harvard
Feinberg
Cornell
Case western
UCSF
Pittsburgh
Boston
UCLA
UCSD
Keck
UC Irvine
UMich
Emory
Tufts
SLU
Miami Miller
Sidney Kimmel
U of Wisconsin
VCU
George Washington
Indiana U
Temple
Wayne State
FIU
Kaiser


So my main worry is my activities being average and my research being minimal which is why my list is so long :( . I feel that I should cut out some of the higher stat ones bc of this. any advice would be appreciated.
 
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Faha

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You should receive several interviews from your list. You could add these schools:
Rochester
Cincinnati
Hofstra
Einstein
Ohio State
Mayo (both schools)
Remove schools such as Temple, George Washington and Wayne State since they will "yield protect".
 
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