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Profile and Perspective for Mike Benninghoff                  Viewed 18055 times

General Information
Name:Mike Benninghoff
School:Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM)
Graduating:2001, DO degree
Gender:Male
Marital Status:Married, 3 children
Scholarship:None
Nontraditional:Yes
Second career:No
Posted:2/6/2007
Contact prefs:You may contact me.

Pre-Med Info
Pre-med:BS - double major biology/natural sciences, Muhlenberg College
GPA:3.3
MCAT:23
Number med schools applied to:3


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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?
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM)YesYesYes
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)YesYesAlternate
Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM)NoNoNo

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Did you do any other extracurricular activities?Varsity basketball in collegeread other replies on this topic
How did you choose your med school?Osteopathic folks were very friendly, and welcomed the non-traditional student that I was...read other replies on this topic
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Any open-ended advice?Work hard in college, follow your dreams, take an MCAT review course.read other replies on this topic


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