In addition to grades and DAT scores, what makes my application competitive?

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In addition to grades and DAT scores, what makes my application competitive?  

In addition to those objective/cognitive factors such as grades and DAT scores OHSU considers subjective/non-cognitive factors including but not limited to extracurricular activities, community service, volunteerism, leadership, research experience, experience in a dental field/dental career exploration, letters of evaluation, work and life experience.