Medical Education

A Test that Seems to Work

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The first MCAT, then referred to as the Scholastic Aptitude Test for Medical Schools, was administered in 1928 and represented an effort to address the significant medical school dropout rates of the time. Up until that point…as many as half of those accepted eventually quit, resulting in huge losses of time, energy, educational resources and money…

The first MCAT, then referred to as the Scholastic Aptitude Test for Medical Schools, was administered in 1928 and represented an effort to address the significant medical school dropout rates of the time. Up until that point…as many as half of those accepted eventually quit, resulting in huge losses of time, energy, educational resources and money…

Each year more than 70,000 students take the exam, vying for a little more than 19,500 medical school slots. These days, fewer than 4 percent of those finally accepted drop out.

Full article on the revisions to the MCAT and its inability to gauge people skills.

  
 

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