January 25, 2020
Requirement (New) Dalhousie Medical School
For the new Dalhousie Medical School 2017-2018 application cycle, all pre-medical applicants to Dalhousie’s Undergraduate Medical Education program are required to complete the mandatory 90-minute computer-based test (CASPer®).
CASPer® test is an online assessment tool used by medical school admissions committees to assist in the selection process. Pre-Medical candidates who successfully complete CASPer® may improve their overall interview pre-ranking score. CASPer® is mandatory in order to maintain medical school admission eligibility.
CASPer® assesses for non-cognitive skills and interpersonal characteristics. Dalhousie medical school states that these skills are essential for successful medical students and graduate of the Dalhousie medical program. CASPer® is seen to complement additional medical school applicant screening tools. In implementing CASPer®, Dalhousie Medical School aims to try and further create a fair, transparent and objective medical school admissions process.
Exams of the CASPer® test structure, scheduling and more information about CASPer® can be seen takeCASPer.com
CASPer® results will be used for interview selection purposes only not integrate thereafter. Applicants who do not complete CASPer® or who do not meet the minimum CASPer score of greater than 1.5 standard deviations below the applicant category mean will not be considered.
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