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WAMC/School List (a Little Nervous)

Montman17

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Jun 7, 2020
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Hello everybody,

I am a first time poster (longtime lurker) here and I am applying in the 2021 MD cycle. I would appreciate any and all feedback on my application, chances, and school list.

My school list is:
Albany
Albert Einstein
Case Western
Emory
George Washington
Icahn
Indiana
Lewis Katz at Temple
Mayo Clinic
Med College of Wisconsin
Michigan State
Northwestern
Oakland
Ohio State
Robert Larner at Vermont
Sidney Kimmel at Jefferson
Toledo
Tufts
U Cincinnati
U Colorado
U Iowa
U Miami (Miller)
U Michigan
U Pitt
Wayne State

Demographics and Scores:
-22 yo Caucasian male. Lifelong Michigan resident.
-Cell/Molec Bio Major, Biochem Minor
-GPA: 3.80 & sGPA: 3.71 (stable trend for both)
-MCAT: Hoping for a score in the 515-520 range. Practice tests have been between 510-513 (AAMC 1, 2, and 3). Been doing a lot of prep since most recent FL due to COVID-19 test delays, feel confident overall.

Clinical experience:
-3,400 hours at a GI practice as a research assistant. Lots of good experiences from performing office visits to clinical trial management.
-About 50 hours shadowing various procedures, office visits, and tumor boards.

Research experience:
-750 hours working in a genetics lab. One first author poster.
-Currently doing 2-3 clinical research projects with hopes of publishing in the upcoming year. Approximately 100-200 hours when it is all said and done.
-Research mentor during a Summer program at my university for 25 hours.

Leadership:
-165 hours as a student instructor/tutor for university introductory biology.
-Manager of a lifeguard staff at a large public facility for 2 summers (875 hours). Responsible for training guards and maintaining facility/chemicals for safe swimming.
-Previously mentioned research mentor.
-Instructor for new employee at my clinical job. Basic description includes teaching research techniques, monitoring employee's progress, and being a mentor for study specific procedures.

Volunteering:
-50 hours at many organizations in my college's county.

Other experiences:
-250 hours of work as a landscaper/outdoor worker
-Approximately 1600 hours as a lifeguard (includes time as manager)

Awards:
-Magna Cum Laude
-Honors College graduate
-Dean's list for multiple semesters
 
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