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To the Editor:—
Now that 1933 examinations for the American Board of Dermatology are over, one looks back on certain phases of them that might be improved for the benefit of future candidates.I filed my application by September 1, as the written examination was scheduled for October 28, but I did not receive a notification to appear until nine days prior to the date for the examination. If notification is given four or five weeks in advance a candidate can adjust his program to provide for study and review. It is difficult for him to add extra studies to his routine until he is definitely listed for examination.Three hours (from 2 to 5 p. m.) were allotted for the written examination. When I handed in my paper it was 6: 20 p. m., and five or six of the eleven candidates were still working over their problems. My
Quinlan RV. DERMATOLOGIC EXAMINATION: A CANDIDATE'S IMPRESSION. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1934;30(3):439–440. doi:10.1001/archderm.1934.01460150105012
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