Personality scale validities increase throughout medical school.

@article{Lievens2009PersonalitySV,
  title={Personality scale validities increase throughout medical school.},
  author={F. Lievens and D. Ones and S. Dilchert},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={94 6},
  pages={
          1514-35
        }
}
Admissions and personnel decisions rely on stable predictor-criterion relationships. The authors studied the validity of Big Five personality factors and their facets for predicting academic performance in medical school across multiple years, investigating whether criterion-related validities change over time. In this longitudinal investigation, an entire European country's 1997 cohort of medical students was studied throughout their medical school career (Year 1, N = 627; Year 7, N = 306… Expand
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