Predicting med school success easy as UMAT?

A FURORE has erupted over the relevance of the Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admission Test (UMAT). According to a study of 339 medical students at the University of Queensland, the UMAT results bear only a weak correlation to academic performance in the medical course, and even this correlation disappears after the first year (MJA 2011; 194: 330).

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