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Michael Stoff, Director 305 East 23rd St, CLA 2.102, (G3600) Austin, TX 78712-1250 • 512-471-1442

2008 Graduating Seniors

Plan II Honors Program Graduating Class of 2008

116 Total Reporting for Fall 2007 and Spring 2008
Spring ’08 Graduates only 102

Average Plan II Scores

Average National Scores

GRE: 1431 GRE: 1049 (1600)
MCAT: 33 MCAT: 25.1 (45)
LSAT: 168 LSAT: 150 (180)
GMAT: 736 GMAT: 533 (800)

DISTINCTIONS

  • Phi Beta Kappa: 49
  • Mortar Board: 9
  • Friar Society: 2
  • Beta Gamma Sigma: 2
  • Phi Kappa Phi: 5
  • Departmental Honors: 11
  • Plan II Distinguished Graduate:  6
  • Alpha Lambda Delta: 1
  • Phi Eta Sigma: 1
  • Order of Omega: 1
  • Undergraduate Research Fellowship
  • Texas Parents’ Outstanding Student Finalist: 2
  • Dean’s Distinguished Graduate
  • Doenges Award (BHP): 1
  • Sellstrom Award for Excellence in French and Italian
  • UT Arabic Flagship Program
  • Mr. Plan II 2005
  • College of Natural Sciences Dean’s Honored Graduate: 2
  • College of Natural Sciences Book Award for Experimental Physiology
  • Outstanding Student Health Leadership Award
  • Eva Stevenson Woods Endowed Presidential Scholarship
  • Amgen Fellow (Teach for America)
  • Texas Blazer of the Year (2005-2006)
  • Corby Robertson Scholarship

LAW SCHOOL

(14 Plan II 2008 graduates went to law school)

  • Harvard University
  • Southern Methodist University-2 (Hutton W. Summers Scholarship: Full Tuition)
  • University of Texas at Austin-2
  • Texas Tech University
  • Duke University-2
  • Cornell University
  • Baylor University
  • Columbia University
  • Yale University
  • New York University

Also Accepted: University of California at Berkeley, University of Virginia, Washington University at St. Louis, Emory University, Vanderbilt University, University of Southern California, Arizona State University, Georgetown University

MEDICAL SCHOOL

(14 Plan II 2008 graduates went to medical school)

  • University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio-2 (MD/MPH)
  • University of Texas Medical Branch-2
  • University of Texas at Houston Medical School-2
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center-4
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Texas A&M College of Medicine
  • Baylor College of Dentistry
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine: MD/MPH

Also Accepted: Michigan, Columbia, Baylor, NYU

GRADUATE SCHOOL

(9 Plan II 2008 graduates went to medical school)

  • California Institute of Technology: Chemistry
  • University of Texas at Arlington: Social Work
  • University of California: Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Princeton University: Geosciences
  • Texas A&M University: Educational Psychology
  • Duke University: Biomedical Engineering
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Technology Policy
  • University of Texas at Dallas: Communication Disorders
  • The National Institute of Eastern Languages and Cultures: Arab Studies [Paris, France]

Also Accepted: Stanford University, The Rockefeller University, The University of Texas at Austin, Purdue University, University of Houston, Texas Women’s University, Northwestern, University of California at San Diego

DOUBLE MAJORS

Liberal Arts Double Majors (Bachelor of Arts; Plan II Honors + 2nd major)

  • Asian Cult & Lang (Chinese): 1                     
  • Economics: 3                                               
  • English: 4                                                   
  • Government: 3                                              
  • History: 2 
  • Latin American Stds: 2
  • Linguistics: 1   
  • Philosophy: 1
  • Psychology: 3
  • Spanish: 4

TRIPLE MAJORS

Liberal Arts Triple Majors (Bachelor of Arts; Plan II Honors + 2nd and 3rd major)

  • Government, Spanish                               
  • Government, English
  • Philosophy, History  
  • Middle Eastern Studies, French

DUAL DEGREES

Business (Bachelor of Business Administration + Bachelor of Arts, Plan II)

  • Accounting: 4
  • Management: 2
  • Finance: 8
  • Marketing: 3

Engineering (Bachelor of Science + Bachelor of Arts, Plan II)

  • Architectural Engineering: 1
  • Civil Engineering: 1
  • Biomedical Engineering: 2
  • Mech Engineering: 1

Natural Sciences (Bachelor of Science + Bachelor of Arts, Plan II)

  • Biochemistry: 3
  • Human Biology: 2
  • Biology: 8
  • Microbiology: 1
  • Cellular & Molecular Biology: 1
  • Neurobiology: 1
  • Chemistry: 1
  • Physics: 1
  • Computer Science: 1

Fine Arts (Fine Arts (Students seeking a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts are considered dual-degree seeking students and will receive two diplomas since the Bachelor of Arts n Fine Arts is awarded for a specific major.)

  • Music: 1         
  • Studio Art: 1

Communications (Bachelor of Science + Bachelor of Arts)

  • Comm Sciences & Disorders: 1
  • Radio-Television-Film: 1
  • Communication Studies: 1
  • Public Relations: 1

DUAL DEGREES WITH THREE MAJORS

Business (Bachelor of Business Administration + Bachelor of Arts, Plan II)

  • International Business (+ Government)
  • Finance (+ Government)

Natural Sciences (Bachelor of Science + Bachelor of Arts, Plan II)

  • Math (+ Philosophy): 1

STUDY ABROAD:

44 (38%) of Fall 2007 and May 2008 Graduates Participated in a Study Abroad Program

Argentina                 Ecuador             Japan            New Zealand
Australia                  France                Kenya           Puerto Rico
Brazil                       Germany            Myanmar       Scotland
China                       Ghana                Mauritius       South Africa
Costa Rica               Hong Kong        Mexico           Spain
Czech Republic       Ireland                Morroco         Viet Nam
England                   Italy                    Panama

Internships:

Microsoft: Programmer
Halliburton: Software Development
Harry Ransom Center: Curator
Smithsonian's National Postal Museum: Curator
British Museum: Curator
Chemistry Research in Taiwan
Avignon Realty: Publicity Analyst
Brookings Institution: Research, Foreign Policy Studies
KPMG
Lehman Brothers: Investment Banking
Congressman Lloyd Doggett: Photograph Editor and Senior Intern
Lance Armstrong Foundation: Public Health Intern
Pricewaterhouse Coopers: Tax Analyst
Texas State Senate: Legislative Assistant
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio: Undergraduate Research
Ernst and Young-Austin: Audit Work on Publicity Report Clients
University of Texas at Houston Medical School: Stroke Research
Armbrust and Brown: Attorney Assistant
Capital Metro Media Department: Video Production Editor
Arthouse at the Jones Center: Assistant to the Curator
McKinsey and Company: Consultant
Landes Bioscience: Book Publishing
University of Texas at Austin: Chemistry Researcher
Enspire Learning: Content Development
Law Offices of Thomas Reardon: Administrative Staff
Accenture: Consulting
VBS Financial Services: Stock Market Analyst
Bark for Peace!: Finance, Accounting, Write-Copy
Texas Office of the Attorney General: Intern
Environment Texas: Intern
Office of Technology Commercialization: Intellectual Property Law related to Clerical Work
U.S. District Courthouse in Austin, Texas: Law Clerk
Vinson and Elkins LLP
Sequoia National Forest
KIPP Austin College Prep
Great Smokey Mountains National Park
Center for Strategic International Studies: Research
English Teachers: Argentina, Spain, France
Texas Capitol with Senator Dan Patrick: Public Relations
November Design Group
Baylor College of Medicine: Research
UT Houston School of Medicine: Research
Desarrello Integral de la Familia
Eastside Community Connection
LLILAS
The Carter Center
UT Southwestern Medical Center: Cardiology Research
WJE Association: Lab Technician
Boston Consulting Group: Business Analyst
Protiviti, Inc.: Internal Audit Consultant
UT Law School Immigration Clinic: Asylum and Immigration pro-bono case
Badgerdog Publishing Inc.: Publishing Intern
Teach for America: Campus Recruitment Manager
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Engineering Associate
Greenleaf Book Group: Marketing Engineering Associate
District Attorney Office: Intern Translator
Sustainable Food Center: Public Relations Marketing
Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce: Economic Development Research
Exxon Mobil: Market Analyst
British Petroleum: Refinery Design
Cone Hahn: Public Relations Assistant
Centro de Estudios Legalos y Sociales: Research
Summerbridge Cambridge: Teacher
Deloitte and Touche LLP: Auditor
University of Texas School of Public Health: Epidemiology Research
Texas Capitol with Sen. Eliot Shapleigh: Health Policy Research

SELECTED CAREERS:

Citi (Investment Bank Division): Analyst for Latin America
Green Mountain Energy: Environmental Affairs Assistant
Teach for America
Brookings Institute: Executive Research Assistant to the Vice President
Wachovia Securities: Analyst
Chicago Trading Co.: Trading Assistant
English Instructor in France
Jefferies and Company: Analyst
University of Texas at Austin: Lab Technician
The Search Engine Guys, LLC: Copywriter
Jones Day, LLP: Pre-Clerkship
Shiny Object: Intern
Exxon Mobil (Gas and Power Marketing): Analyst
Deloitte and Touche LLP: Analyst, Financial Advisory Services
McKinsey and Company: Business Analyst
VBS Financial Services: Investment Associate
KIPP: Austin College Prep (Charter School): Teaching Fellow
Jet Propulsion Laboratories: Associate Systems Engineer
Sojourners: Organizing Assistant
Yellowstone National Park: Interpretation Ranger
MDC: Autry Fellow
URS Corporation: Graduate Design Engineer
Boston Consulting Group: Associate
Oliver Wyman: Analyst
Political Asylum Project of Austin: Legal Case Manager
Lionel Wilson College Preparatory School: High School English Teacher
Hewlett-Packard: Channel Marketing Specialist
Food for the Hungry (NGO): Indonesia
Conoco Phillips: Petroleum Engineer
Raymond James (Investment Banking): Analyst
Wells Fargo: Corporate Energy Banking
Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc.: Analyst
Simmons and Company International: Analyst
Camp, Dresser and McKee: Engineer in Training

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