Sixth formers gamble over medical school choices

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6993.1531a (Published 10 June 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1531
  1. S B Fazel,
  2. M W Hughes
  1. Senior house officer in psychiatry Littlemore Hospital, Oxford OX4 4XN
  2. Senior house officer in accident and emergency St James's University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF

    EDITOR,—Aneez Esmail and colleagues surveyed the acceptances of A level students by medical schools in 1992, comparing white applicants and those from ethnic minorities.1 The same data, if the two groups are amalgamated, give the overall ratio of applicants to places for each medical school. These ratios are, of course, the chances of an applicant with a given A level score …

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