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At Long Last, AMCAS Realizes It’s 2010

Amusingly, the keyword searches that bring the most traffic to my site (what little there is) have to do with the AMCAS application not working in modern browsers, including anything running on OS X. It…Continue readingAt Long Last, AMCAS Realizes It’s 2010

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Decisions

I have now received some form of response to all sixteen of my med school applications. The final stats: Twelve rejections, four interviews.  Of those four, Loma Linda University, Penn State Hershey College of Medicine,…Continue readingDecisions

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Exiting the Nest

Over the weekend Rachel and I drove up to Penn State Hershey for the College of Medicine’s second look day. The whole thing was organized by the med students, and while they did squeeze a…Continue readingExiting the Nest

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Miscellany

I got accepted at Penn State University! This means that I now have choices for where I begin the next phase of my education this fall. On a more trivial note, I live off of…Continue readingMiscellany

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Hurry Up and Wait

I had my final med school interview this week and (independently) collected my twelfth rejection. Now it’s just a matter of waiting for the remaining three schools I interviewed at to get back to me.…Continue readingHurry Up and Wait

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Three Out of Four

I had my third of four med school interviews at Penn State University today and I left quite impressed. I felt like everybody there was really going out of their way to make the interviewees…Continue readingThree Out of Four

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Exhalation

I had my interview day at the University of Maryland School of Medicine today, which I think went decently well. It’s difficult to develop a metric by which to grade the “wellness” of an interview,…Continue readingExhalation

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Interviewed

This weekend I had my first medical school interview, a welcome contrast to the slate of rejections I’ve received. Heading to Loma Linda University and the 70-degree weather of Southern California after the subfreezing temperatures…Continue readingInterviewed