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Ohio Resident: Ohio State University
2 Degrees: Biology and Finance
sGPA: 3.3
cGPA: 3.5

GPA is on an upward trend. I underwent 4 major surgeries during my Freshman and Sophomore years during which my GPA suffered, but I have earned nearly all As during my Junior and Senior years.

MCAT: 32P (10PS/10VR/12BS)

180 Hours Volunteering in Pre-Op/OR/PACU
2 Years Working for OSU Orthopaedic Surgery Dept.
2 Years Shadowing in OSU Sports Medicine Dept.
2 Research Publications (OSU Radiology & Orthopaedics)
Shadowing WU St. Louis (Pediatrics) Spring Break 2010
Social Fraternity Alumni Relations Chairman
Eagle Scout

I have exceptional letters of recommendation, and plan on having a strong personal statement.
 
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