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Many healthcare professional schools have more toward more holistic admissions, where they are considering more than just academic credentials.  This means that they are interested in a number of personal and professional skills that are referred to as competencies.  This tutorial is designed to provide you with an overview of the most common competencies that you will be expected to have as you apply to professional school. In addition, you will learn how to obtain these competencies and how to show them to admissions committees.