Patients may suffer the painful consequences if the war against merit — and for racial discrimination — continues.
The Supreme Court’s recent ruling against affirmative action in college admissions isn’t deterring fans of race-based admissions — it’s inspiring them to seek workarounds. And that could be bad news for the Medical College Admission Test, or MCAT.
The nation’s leading medical-school association, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), developed and oversees the MCAT, a standardized exam that has been instrumental to medical-school admission for nearly a century. The exam was developed in response to high attrition rates in medical schools and broad acknowledgement that a standardized screening for aptitude best served the interests of the profession and patients.
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