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ERIC Number: EJ529642
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0018-1560
Selecting Students for Medical School: What Predicts Success during Basic Science Studies? A Cognitive Approach.
Lindblom-Ylanne, Sari; And Others
Higher Education, v31 n4 p507-27 Jun 1996
A study with 503 applicants to the University of Helsinki (Finland) medical school compared the predictive validity of multiple-choice science tests and a "learning-from-text" test (LFT) designed to measure deep-level text processing. Results indicated the LFT was the best predictor of student academic progress in basic science courses. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Finland