Students coached for an admission test perform less well throughout a medical course.

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Internal medicine journal, ISSN: 1445-5994, Vol: 43, Issue: 8, Page: 927-32

Publication Year:
2013
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Repository URL:
http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/1093
PMID:
23611119
DOI:
10.1111/imj.12171
Author(s):
Barbara Griffin; N. D. Yeomans; I. G. Wilson
Publisher(s):
Wiley-Blackwell
Tags:
Medicine; well; throughout; medical; course; perform; less; test; students; admission; coached; Medicine and Health Sciences; Social and Behavioral Sciences
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Undertaking commercial coaching to improve one's chance of selection into medical school is widespread. Although its effect on selection test performance appears to be relatively minimal, its impact on the predictive validity of the tests is unknown.