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Vanessa O. 

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  • Biology
  • Genetics
  • USMLE Prep

Academic Biography

Vanessa graduated Alpha Omega Alpha and Valedictorian with her MD from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2007. She is currently a Pediatric Anesthesia Fellow at the Children's Hospital in Philadelphia. Vanessa completed an anesthesia residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital and finished a General Surgery internship in 2007-2008. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa and 4th in her class from Cornell University in 2003 with a BA and distinction in all subjects in Biology and Spanish. She completed a College Scholar thesis her senior year. She has taken the MCATs and scored a 37S. She has also taken all 3 steps of the USMLE scoring a 250, 262, and 232 on the 3 steps, respectively (99 2 digit score on all 3). Vanessa has been tutoring students since middle school. She was a formal teaching assistant for Organic Chemistry and Biology at Cornell University and served as a tutor and mentor at Johns Hopkins during medical school.

Personal Biography

Vanessa, an Anesthesiologist and Pediatric Anesthesiologist in training, loves to help other students succeed, particularly in pre-medical and medical studies. She is fluent in French and Spanish and has traveled all over Europe and Mexico. In her spare time, she loves to horseback ride, play tennis, go to the gym, and be outdoors.

  • Graduated Alpha Omega Alpha and Valedictorian from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2007)
  • Graduated Phi Beta Kappa and 4th in her class from Cornell University with a BA in Biology and Spanish (2003)
  • Fluent in French and Spanish
  • MCAT score 37S; USMLE scores 250, 262, 232

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