How does the Board determine the appropriate weight and significance to be given to the prior conduct?

The Board will use the following factors in assigning weight and significance regarding prior conduct:

  1. the applicant's age at the time of the conduct
  2. the recency of the conduct
  3. the reliability of the information concerning the conduct
  4. the seriousness of the conduct
  5. the factors underlying the conduct
  6. the cumulative effect of conduct or information
  7. the evidence of rehabilitation
  8. the applicant's positive social contributions since the conduct
  9. the applicant's candor in the admissions process
  10. the materiality of any omissions or misrepresentations