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WAMC/School List - 516 MCAT 3.91 sGPA

Grace10

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Year in school: junior, state school (BS Biology, minor in Vocal Performance)

Country/state of residence: Massachusetts

Cumulative GPA: 3.9

Science GPA: 3.9

MCAT Scores: 516

Schools to which you are applying:
Medical College of Wisconsin
Drexel University
Quinnipiac University
Georgetown University
University of Colorado
Virginia Commonwealth
Tufts University
Emory University
University of Massachusetts, Worcester
Ohio State University
University of Southern California Keck
Dartmouth College
Albert Einstein
Brown University
University of Pittsburgh
University of Cincinnati
University of California, San Diego
Duke University
Case Western Reserve
BU
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Virginia
Stanford University
Mayo Clinic

Research – include any abstracts/posters/publications and how you were credited (eg. First author, senior author, etc):

Total = ~2750 hrs basic research

Highschool/undergrad lab: 3 summers (~750 hrs), 1 paper (2nd author out of 3)

Undergrad lab: 3 years (~2000 hrs) Honors Thesis completed, abstract accepted at regional conference & undergraduate conference (cancelled due to COVID-19)

Clinical research: done over 1 summer while shadowing a dr - 1 pub under review (3rd author)

Volunteering (clinical) – include hours/sites:
  • Medical trips to Haiti & Guatemala with local medical school team - 80 hrs total
  • Local free clinic - 15 hrs
  • Nursing home - 20 hrs
Physician shadowing – include hours/specialties:
  • Vascular surgery - 20 hrs
  • Pediatric endocrinology - 30 hrs
Non-clinical volunteering:
  • Service dog foster trainer - 85 hrs
  • Food Recovery Network - 30 hrs
  • TA for a lab course (2 semesters, 150 hrs)
Extracurricular activities:
  • University Chorale & Opera Workshop - voice performance minor, several years of classical voice lessons, participated in several concerts, had a role in our Opera Workshop production of the Magic Flute (6-20 hrs per week depending for 3 years)
  • Run a craft fair business with my grandmother making & have sold my own handmade jewelry (6 yrs, variable hours)
  • Hobbies: knitting, crocheting, cooking/baking
Employment history:
  • Research assistant position for 2 summers (500 hrs)
  • Research Mentor position for a group of highschool students (300 hrs)
Immediate family members in medicine? (y/n): yes

Specialty of interest: surgery

Interest in rural health (y/n): no
 

Faha

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Your low clinical volunteering hours in this country and low non clinical volunteering hours will limit your chances for interviews.
I suggest these schools with your stats and ECs:
UMass
Tufts
BU
Vermont
Quinnipiac
Albany
New York Medical College
Hofstra
Einstein
Rochester
Seton Hall
Drexel
Temple
Jefferson
Pittsburgh
Cincinnati
Ohio State
George Washington
Virginia Commonwealth
NOVA MD
USF Morsani
TCU-UNT
Rosalind Franklin
Medical College Wisconsin
Western Michigan
Oakland Beaumont
 
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