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ERIC Number: EJ573764
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-1040-2446
Minority Students, Affirmative Action, and the Admission Process: A Survey of 15 Medical Schools.
Tekian, Ara
Academic Medicine, v73 n9 p986-92 Sep 1998
Survey of admission directors at 12 medical schools with the largest underrepresented minority (URM) populations found diversity in the makeup of admissions committees and weighting of quantitative and qualitative factors. Although no school gave URM status a specific weight, one added points to a diversity index used as a quantitative measure. Focus on economic and educational disadvantage is increasing. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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