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REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION TO MEDICAL SCHOOLS.

N. S. DAVIS Jr., M.D.
JAMA. 1903;XLI(7):409-410. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.04480040005002.
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During the last decade no question has excited more discussion among medical teachers than what should be the requirements for admission to college. These requirements have been steadily advanced, but as yet there is no settled conviction as to how far they shall be advanced. In other words, it has not been determined what are the ideal entrance requirements.

In this country the existing requirements vary from what must be studied to complete the eighth grade of the grammar school to what is embraced in the complete curriculum of a college of arts or sciences. At least, the mean between these extremes is reached by all of the best schools of the country. It will not be long before a satisfactory completion of the subjects of a four-year high school course will be demanded for admission to all medical colleges, because the laws of many states under which physicians are

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