Did you do any other extracurricular activities?|
|My main extracurriculars were the Ohio University Marching 110 and my fraternity Sigma Alpha Iota.|
Jessica Smith at Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) (DO), class of 2013.
Pre-med: Ohio University, Pre-Proffesional Biology degree. Answer posted 1/16/2009
|Yes. I was involved in many on campus organizations and played intramural sports for a couple semesters. I studied abroad for a semester and got to do some shadowing abroad.|
Iggy at State University of New York Upstate Medical University College of Medicine (MD), class of 2013.
Pre-med: University of Maryland- College Park, Biology and American Studies degree. Answer posted 1/4/2009
|I really didn't do any extracurricular activities.|
James Tolbert at Harvard Medical School (MD), class of 2009.
Pre-med: Harvard University, B.S. Chemistry & Biology degree. Answer posted 10/23/2008
|Some but nothing major, I sadly spent most of my college time either studying, sleeping, or working. It was hard for a pimp|
Yusuf Ali at University of Maryland School of Medicine (MD), class of 2012.
Pre-med: Morgan State University, Biology degree. Answer posted 6/13/2008
|Club Soccer, American Medical Student Association, Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society, TCNJ Democrats, Society of Honors Students. I never went to any of these except for soccer, honestly. They all ended up on my AMCAS though, lol.|
Sandro Corti at UMDNJ--New Jersey Medical School (), class of .
Pre-med: Answer posted 3/24/2008
|Dance Company-3 years
Stage Company-2 years
GE Club-4 years, President
Amnesty International-4 years, Treasurer, Secretary
Beta Beta Beta-3 years, Secretary
Nu Delta Alpha-Charter member, Secretary
Chemistry Club-4 years
American Association of University Women-2 years
Pre-Medical Society-4 years|
Lynn at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) (DO), class of 2010.
Pre-med: Cedar Crest, Genetic Engineering degree. Answer posted 6/19/2006
|I am a drummer. This is part of my life and, by God, counted as an extracurricular activity. Please don't make the mistake of overlooking what you enjoy doing- soccer,woodworking, cooking, under water basket weaving...as an extracurricular activity. Just because you enjoy doing something, doesn't mean that it's not worthy of listing on your application. Your unique interests will stand out to the admissions commitee!|
Maria Reyes at University of Utah School of Medicine (MD), class of 2009.
Pre-med: university of utah & westminster college (2nd BS), psychology & biology degree. Answer posted 5/10/2007
|I am a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. I was involved in student government and various greek leadership commmittees. I am also an Eagle Scout.|
George Dunham at St George's University School of Medicine (Caribbean), class of 2010.
Pre-med: Wake Forest University, Biology degree. Answer posted 5/2/2007
|Schools want to see that you can handle a heavy workload. If your extracurricular activities are lacking because you had to work to pay the bills (I had to), had to take care of a child, or decided to take 18 credits each semester, simply state that in your application and it shouldn't hurt you.|
Erik Amoroso at Medical College of Wisconsin (MD), class of 2010.
Pre-med: University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, B.S. Computer Science degree. Answer posted 8/17/2006
|Varsity basketball in college|
Mike Benninghoff at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) (DO), class of 2001.
Pre-med: Muhlenberg College, BS - double major biology/natural sciences degree. Answer posted 2/6/2007
|I am married and have a son. That, along with running, weight lifting, basketball and school robs me of my sleep.
Before, I did all of those things except have a family. I also volunteer with youth a lot. I am active in my church. I work full time. I enjoy drinking Kava occasionally. I play the guitar.|
Zack Gangwer at Arizona Podiatric Medicine Program (AZPod) at Midwestern University (Podiatry), class of 2011.
Pre-med: Weber State University, Microbiology/Clinical Laboratory Science degree. Answer posted 12/29/2006
|Yes, I played intramural football, basketball and was involved in church group activities.|
Brian Dix at College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery (Podiatry), class of 2011.
Pre-med: South Dakota State University, BS Biology degree. Answer posted 12/20/2006
|The main extracurricular activity in my life has been playing the violin and viola (for the past 20 years). I've played in semi-professional symphonies and world music groups, and so a lot of time has been devoted to that, as well as teaching students. I've also been writing for ages and do some freelance work when I can. I did all the typical pre-med activities in college (volunteering, EMT certification, science clubs, etc.) and had a great time with those.|
Sarah Levin at Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University (AZCOM) (DO), class of 2011.
Pre-med: Wesleyan University, Neuroscience & Behavior degree. Answer posted 11/26/2006
|played in band, worked in student run EMS agency|
Paul Nielsen at New York Medical College (MD), class of 2010.
Pre-med: Cornell, Human Biology, Health, and Society degree. Answer posted 10/11/2006
|bike, hike, geocache|
Doug Christensen at Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine (DMU-COM) (Podiatry), class of 2011.
Pre-med: Loras, BA Secondary Education degree. Answer posted 10/10/2006
|I AM A CREATIVE WRITER, I DO SPOKEN WORD POETRY. i AM ALSO AN ARTIST.|
tracy scott at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Southwestern Medical School (MD), class of 2009.
Pre-med: University of Pennslyvana, Texas Tech University degree. Answer posted 8/27/2006
Ehren Dueweke at Medical College of Wisconsin (MD), class of 2010.
Pre-med: Kalamazoo College, Chemistry degree. Answer posted 8/21/2006
|Worked as a physiology lab instructor, did research, volunteered at church, had by own band called the Sea Monkeys.|
J Chang at Medical College of Wisconsin (MD), class of 2007.
Pre-med: BYU, Neuroscience degree. Answer posted 7/28/2005
|Asides from volunteering, I was a member of several Pre-med clubs. I love basketball!|
Brian Wolf at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (MD), class of 2011.
Pre-med: University of Miami 07, B.A Psychology degree. Answer posted 7/8/2006
|In Tucson, I would go mountain biking with some friends every Saturday morning. Running a few times a week. Basketball Thursday nights.
Church on Sunday and usually Tuesday/Wednesday nights.
Family time in between.|
Bill Holmes at Medical College of Wisconsin (MD), class of 2009.
Pre-med: University of Arizona, Molecular & Cellular Bio/Anthropology degree. Answer posted 1/6/2006
|-Circle K (all 4 years, many leadership positions, 250 service hours)
-Premed Society (all 4 years, held leadership positions)
-Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society (all 4 years, held leadership position)
-Red Cross (last semester)
-Community Service Network (2 semesters)
-Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
-Oracle Honor Society|
Dana Marie Smith at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) (DO), class of 2010.
Pre-med: Ithaca College, B.A. Biology degree. Answer posted 6/24/2006
|- College Rugby (10 hours a week)|
- Salt Water Aquarium Business (10-20 hours a week)
My entrepreneurial drive later developed a publishing company: medrounds.org
Andrew Doan, MD, PhD
Andrew Doan at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (MD), class of 2001.
Pre-med: Reed College, B.A. in Biology degree. Answer posted 6/11/2006
|In addition to the extracurricular activities I have mentioned above, I also got involved in some of the honor societies that I was a member of, particularly Mortar Board. Mostly I got involved in some of the community service projects that they had which involved activities will local elementary schools. In addition to these activities, I was involved in non-school activities to keep myself sane. I took piano lessons from a concert pianist throughout undergraduate school. I was also on several different indoor soccer teams and tried to go water-skiing as much as possible.|
Scott Larson at Medical College of Wisconsin (MD), class of 2009.
Pre-med: Idaho State University, Microbiology degree. Answer posted 10/23/2005
|I love to fish as often as possible. It is a great stress reliever for me.|
Mindy Williams at Morehouse School of Medicine (MD), class of 2010.
Pre-med: University of South Alabama, BSN degree. Answer posted 5/31/2006
Founder of the Blue Crew, an student athletic supporters :-)
Worked on Festivus, a large spring bash at BC|
Robert Greenhagen at College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery (Podiatry), class of 2008.
Pre-med: Briar Cliff University, B.S. in Biology degree. Answer posted 5/30/2006
|Weightlifting, movies, volunteering, and work work work.|
Matt Tallar at Medical College of Wisconsin (MD), class of 2009.
Pre-med: UW-Milwaukee, Microbiology/Biotechnology degree. Answer posted 2/7/2006
|I exercised, went to sporting events, watched a lot of movies and sports on t.v., went out on the town with buddies, met and spent time with my fiancee, read, slept, etc.
Remember to live a well-rounded lifestyle no matter what educational undertaking you may be in.|
Joe Behn at Medical College of Wisconsin (MD), class of 2009.
Pre-med: University of Wisconsin--Stevens Point, Biology degree. Answer posted 1/4/2006
|i don't do as much now as i did before, but i do all the "typical" things i believe an average student would do. just have a schedule.|
emily at University of Mississippi School of Medicine (MD), class of 2011.
Pre-med: University of Mississippi, B.S. Chemical Engineering degree. Answer posted 3/20/2006
- Movies/hanging out with friends|
Dina R at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Chicago Medical School (MD), class of 2008.
Pre-med: University of Toronto, Hon BSc degree. Answer posted 3/19/2006
|I love to fish: fly fishin, ice fishing, boat fishing. I can't wait to go to Wisconsin. I also like to play with my son and take my wife out to eat. I am a novel junkie: I read everything from John Grisham to Stephen King to Tess Gerritson to Shannon Drake (lesser known vampire novels) NO romance.|
Casey Lythgoe at Medical College of Wisconsin (MD), class of .
Pre-med: B.Y.U.-Hawaii, Biochemistry degree. Answer posted 10/25/2005
|I played on a few intramural sports teams.|
Jeff Hanson at Medical College of Wisconsin (MD), class of 2009.
Pre-med: Utah State University, Biology degree. Answer posted 2/11/2006
|Football for two years. Omicron Delta Kappa leadership fraternity two years. Resident Assistant one year. Studied abroad on Semester at Sea Spring '05. Habitat for Humanity.|
Jeffrey Anderson at Medical College of Wisconsin (MD), class of 2009.
Pre-med: Bethel University, Biblical and Theological Studies degree. Answer posted 2/11/2006
|Team-based improvisational comedy at ComedyCity Green Bay...performing comedy in front of large audiences.
Occasional photographer/digital artist
I taught a semester-long principles of biology lab (TA), doing all the setup/lecturing/cleanup/grading stuff that goes along with it.
Randomly breaking out into song (i didn't list that on AMCAS)|
Marc Biedermann at Medical College of Wisconsin (MD), class of 2009.
Pre-med: University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, BS Human Biology Health Sciences degree. Answer posted 2/6/2006
|I was a member of the Student Health Advisory Committee at the University of Utah for two years. SHAC helped/s to organize the annual health fair, we also performed HIV screenings and counseling. I also skied a lot but that is probably of little interest as far as med school apps go.|
John Gannon at Medical College of Wisconsin (MD), class of .
Pre-med: UCLA/ University of Utah, biological chemistry degree. Answer posted 1/10/2006
|During my pre-med stint, I didn't do a lot of extra-curriculars. As a teacher, I advised and coached numerous activities.|
Amy Raubenolt at Ohio State University College of Medicine (MD), class of 2010.
Pre-med: Bowling Green State University, Spanish degree. Answer posted 1/13/2006
|I participate in numerous medical school clubs in various ways. It is good to join clubs mainly for community service oppurtunities and just being with people who share the same interests as you.|
Adam Mehring at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) (DO), class of 2008.
Pre-med: Grove City College, Molecular Biology degree. Answer posted 1/10/2006
|I played on the football team at school for a year until I had to leave with injuries. After that, a conflict resolution group, a freshman orientation group, and a mentoring group took up most of my sophmore year. A lot of running, biking, and swimming to round it off. Sculpting as well.|
Aaron Beck at Medical College of Wisconsin (MD), class of 2009.
Pre-med: Concordia University Wisconsin, General Biology degree. Answer posted 1/3/2006
|My biggest extracurricular activity was playing bass guitar in a local indie rock band, which took up an average of 5-10 hours per week. We had weekly rehearsals, writing sessions, and also tried to play at least one show per month. Other than that, I played in a few intramural leagues for various sports.|
Jesse Stringer at Medical College of Wisconsin (MD), class of 2009.
Pre-med: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Biology degree. Answer posted 8/31/2005
|I raced on the ski team, which was a short season so didn't take up too much time except for in the winter.|
Kim Bentley at Medical College of Wisconsin (MD), class of 2009.
Pre-med: Duke, Biomedical Engineering degree. Answer posted 10/31/2005
|Research for a semester, volunteered 45 hours, shadowed 135 hours, church service, worked at Domino’s Pizza as a driver, volunteer soccer coach, soup kitchen, miscellaneous service activities. Read in the other sections.|
Christian Becker at Medical College of Wisconsin (MD), class of 2009.
Pre-med: Idaho State University, Zoology degree. Answer posted 7/26/2005