The range of social skills among pre-med students is very large. Some are very talkative, active, and extroverted, while others are shy, reserved, and introverted, but in the end, "social skills" aren't just about being outgoing versus quiet. Social Skills are one of the AAMC's 15 Core Competencies for Entering Medical Students that medical schools look for when selecting candidates. Let’s talk about what it means, how most pre-meds satisfy it, and how you can make your Social Skills stand out among the pool of applicants.
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