Assessing personal qualities in medical school admissions.

  title={Assessing personal qualities in medical school admissions.},
  author={Mark A. Albanese and Mikel H. Snow and Susan E. Skochelak and Kathryn N. Huggett and Philip M. Farrell},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  volume={78 3},
The authors analyze the challenges to using academic measures (MCAT scores and GPAs) as thresholds for admissions and, for applicants exceeding the threshold, using personal qualities for admission decisions; review the literature on using the medical school interview and other admission data to assess personal qualities of applicants; identify challenges of developing better methods of assessing personal qualities; and propose a unified system for assessment. The authors discuss three… CONTINUE READING

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Assessing personal qualities in medical school admissions: matriculate perceptions of the contributions of the interview and personal statement

  • MA Albanese, M Snow, S Skochelak, K Huggett, PM. Farrell
  • Presented at the 2002 meeting of the Central…
  • 2002
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