Close Ties Declaration Form

MUSC College of Medicine is a public, state-supported institution that gives primary preference to South Carolina residents. Out-of-state applicants must demonstrate strong Close Ties to South Carolina for interview eligibility. Please describe, in detail, your strong Close Ties to South Carolina. Examples of Close Ties to SC include but are not limited to:

  • Grew up or have lived in SC (list locations, dates, etc)
  • Parents live in SC (list locations, dates, etc)
  • Grandparent(s) live in SC (list locations, dates, etc)
  • In-law(s) live in SC (list locations, dates,  etc)
  • Attended a SC college or university (list college, dates, etc).
  • Currently work or have worked in SC (list company, dates, etc).
  • Related to or know MUSC faculty and/or staff.