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Abidin, Basir; Suliman, Noor A.; Din, Salwa M.; Manan, Norhafizah A. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2012
Prior academic achievement is often considered the best predictor and therefore the preadmission criteria for highly competitive medical schools. Most studies that advocate this viewpoint analyzed cohorts based on results of a central examination taken by students who come from various pre-university setups and backgrounds. Far less is known about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Prior Learning, Medical Schools