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    Weil Cornell Dean speaks about admissions process

    
Weill Cornell Medical College’s Dean of Admissions, Dr. Allison Smith, came to speak to Queens College students about what it takes to get into the renowned Ivy League medical school. She touched on a variety of things that are important to the profile of an applicant, ranging from the intensity of medical school to what makes the ideal applicant, among other important questions for pre-med students to ponder. The first question asked was: “can you do it?”   Dr. Smith went on to discuss how the rigor of the curriculum, like most graduate schools, is very intense. There are several factors that the admissions committee examines when looking at applications…