Aspiring medical students, not surprisingly, are some of the best students in college. The United States, despite its health care system needing a major overhaul, the medical education system is first rate. Extremely selective even for American applicants, the bar for international students is much higher, with acceptance rates in the 10 – 15% range.
Standing Out in a Crowded Field
Admission Selection Factors
There are several components to the application. They include:
The Essential Core Competencies
If you plan to attend Harvard Medical School, you’ll need to master the Association of American Medical College’s (AAMC) 15 Core Competencies. They are broken down into four sections:
Creating a Compelling Application
Building your Edge
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