Predictors of success in a cohort of medical students

  title={Predictors of success in a cohort of medical students},
  author={A A Lipton and G. J. Huxham and David Hamilton},
  journal={Medical education},
  volume={18 4},
Secondary school results were compared with personality test scores as predictors of achievement in medical school in a study of a cohort of students, using simple correlation and multiple linear regression. The cohort of 151 students completed 28 courses in the 6 years. We have previously reported that the scores obtained could be reduced to five independent factors: 'physical science'; 'biological science'; 'paraclinical science'; 'basic clinical science'; and 'clinical science'. Both… CONTINUE READING

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