MD-PhD Programs Rejected From:

  • University of Washington

  • UNC - Chapel Hill

  • Emory University

  • Washington University St. Louis

  • UCSF

  • Dartmouth University

  • New York University

Fellowships Rejected From:

  • Rhodes Scholarship

  • Marshall Scholarship

  • Hertz Fellowship

  • Soros Fellowship

Academic Failures

  • Failed first anatomy exam in medical school

  • Failed first semester of AP Computer Science in high school (ended up passing the year with 0.2 points above passing... ey)

Other Failed Adventures

  • Step One - ended up passing, but had to extend my dedicated study time three times because I wasn't ready to take it

  • My mother's approval