The New Medical College Admission Test: New Dimensions in Assessment

  • James L. Angel


The three-to-one ratio of applicants to available first-year positions in medical school assures that two of every three candidates will be delayed or stopped by barriers erected by the admissions process. The admissions procedure is complex and demands the utmost in energy, careful thought, and comparison if all competitors are to be treated fairly.


Admission Process American Medical College Medical College Admission Test Minority Member Applicant Pool 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • James L. Angel
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  1. 1.Medical College Admission Assessment ProgramAssociation of American Medical CollegesUSA

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