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Profile and Perspective for Jessica Smith                  Viewed 17616 times

General Information
Name:Jessica Smith
School:Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM)
Graduating:2013, DO degree
Gender:Female
Marital Status:Single
Scholarship:None
Nontraditional:No
Second career:No
Posted:1/16/2009
Contact prefs:I am unable to respond to questions at this time.

Pre-Med Info
Pre-med:Pre-Proffesional Biology, Ohio University
GPA:0
MCAT:27
Number med schools applied to:6


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Schools applied, interviews, offers
This list only includes schools interviewed at and beyond, and may not include all schools applied to.
Med School Invitation? Interviewed? Offer?
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)YesYesYes
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine - Bradenton Campus (LECOM Brandenton)YesYesAlternate
Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM)YesYesYes
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-COM)YesYesAlternate
Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine (PCSOM)YesNoNo
Ohio College of Podiatric MedicineYesYesYes

Profile Questions and Answers
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Why medicine? What is your story?read other replies on this topic
Are you in any special circumstances? Anything unique?read other replies on this topic
What was the hardest part in preparing for med school?The stress of the 6 month application processread other replies on this topic
How much did you work while going through pre-med?I have had a part time job for most of my undergraduate education. If I had to do it again I would just have taken out some loans and concentrated more on my education. I'll be in debt up to my ears after med school anyway.read other replies on this topic
What did you do for MCAT preparation?I took a 3 week class in december and then my MCAT in April. I used Exam Krackers book set. I wish I would have taken it in January so that I would have my whole holiday break to prepare instead of trying to study for both classes and MCAT.read other replies on this topic
How much did you shadow physicians?By the time I applied I had ~55 hours of shadowing with 4 physicans, 1 PA and 1 DPMread other replies on this topic
How much did you volunteer?I volunteered at the local hospital and with the OUCOM community health services. I also am a member of a service fraternity so I probably have between 2-6 hours a week volunteering.read other replies on this topic
What clinical exposure did you have?read other replies on this topic
What did you do for research?I worked with a mouse endothelial cancer cell research project my freshman year and a Streptomycin antibiotic project my junior year.read other replies on this topic
Do you have any leadership experience?read other replies on this topic
What suggestions do you have for the personal statement?read other replies on this topic
What suggestions do you have for the secondary applications?read other replies on this topic
What suggestions do you have for the interview?read other replies on this topic
Describe your pre-med schedule, typical day and weekread other replies on this topic
Did you do any other extracurricular activities?My main extracurriculars were the Ohio University Marching 110 and my fraternity Sigma Alpha Iota.read other replies on this topic
How did you choose your med school?read other replies on this topic
Did you take any extra coursework in preparation for med school?read other replies on this topic
Any open-ended advice?Do everything as early and on time as you can.read other replies on this topic


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