Q: How was my child selected to attend?
A: Students are selected to become Delegates by their teachers,
counselors and principals based on their dedication to entering the medical
field, leadership potential and outstanding grades. Qualified students may also
be identified through honor societies, medical institutions, medical societies,
program alumni, in-classroom surveys, and as a result of their participation
with College Board's Student Search Service®.
Q: Will Attending the Congress Help a Student Gain Admission to a
Competitive College and Medical School?
A: The education, motivation and recognition at the Congress can
inspire students to take the personal actions necessary to become much stronger
candidates for competitive college and medical school admissions. Attendance at
the Congress can also enrich a student’s academic profile by adding to their
showcase of extracurricular experience and achievement needed when applying to
colleges and universities.
Q: Why are students required to provide proof of GPA?
A: The Congress of Future Medical Leaders is an academic honors
program and only students with a GPA of 3.5 or above (either current or
cumulative) are allowed to attend. Sample forms and further instructions will be
provided after acceptance.