The predictive validity of three versions of the MCAT in relation to performance in medical school, residency, and licensing examinations: a longitudinal study of 36 classes of Jefferson Medical College.

@article{Callahan2010ThePV,
  title={The predictive validity of three versions of the MCAT in relation to performance in medical school, residency, and licensing examinations: a longitudinal study of 36 classes of Jefferson Medical College.},
  author={Clara A Callahan and Mohammadreza Hojat and J. Jon Veloski and James B. Erdmann and Joseph S. Gonnella},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  year={2010},
  volume={85 6},
  pages={980-7}
}
PURPOSE The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) has undergone several revisions for content and validity since its inception. With another comprehensive review pending, this study examines changes in the predictive validity of the MCAT's three recent versions. METHOD Study participants were 7,859 matriculants in 36 classes entering Jefferson Medical College between 1970 and 2005; 1,728 took the pre-1978 version of the MCAT; 3,032 took the 1978-1991 version, and 3,099 took the post-1991… CONTINUE READING
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