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October 15, 1910

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JAMA. 1910;55(16):1386-1387. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.04330160054021

COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION BOARD'S 1910 REPORT  The tenth annual report of the secretary of the College Entrance Examination Board,1 recently issued, contains considerable data of interest to those who are trying to solve the problem of entrance examinations to medical colleges. This board was established a decade ago by a number of the leading colleges and universities to conduct entrance examinations, and its policies are controlled by those institutions, now twenty-nine in number. The magnitude of the board's work is shown by the fact that this year 45 college-trained examiners were appointed to frame the questions used at the examination held June 20-25, 1910, and 140 readers were required to grade the papers of the 3,731 students examined. These students represented 785 different secondary schools and sought admission to 70 different colleges and universities, 26 of which have medical departments. The extent of this board's work geographically is shown

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