The effect of commercial coaching on selection test performance

Barbara Griffin, Sally Anne Carless, Ian G Wilson

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To investigate whether commercial coaching affects performance in the Undergraduate Medical and Health Sciences Admission Test (UMAT). Method: The effect of coaching on the UMAT scores of 402 final high school students applying for medicine was examined using t-tests and multiple regression analyses that controlled for academic performance, high school type and gender.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)295 - 300
Number of pages6
JournalMedical Teacher
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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