Applicants chosen for admission must demonstrate a set of core attributes and characteristics deemed essential for our curriculum. The Admissions Committee will evaluate your personal readiness for our college based on these attributes and characteristics:

  • Cooperative.
  • Able to lead and follow.
  • Team player.
  • Patient.
  • Non-judgmental.
  • Personable.
  • Enduring.
  • Resilient.
  • Adaptable.
  • Self-aware.
  • Culturally competent.
  • Altruistic.
  • Diverse in life experiences.
  • Communicative.
  • Professional.
  • Able to give and willing to receive feedback.
  • Self-motivated learner.
  • Service-oriented.

Serving our mission and core values, as well as championing diversity - the Admissions Committee values:

  • Broad life experiences (e.g. second-career, non-medical community experiences, research activities).
  • Cultural background (e.g. multilingual, rural upbringing, global volunteer work, multicultural experiences).
  • Educational background (e.g. science and non-science majors, variety in undergraduate education).
  • Socioeconomic background (e.g. first-generation college graduate, self-supported during college).