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Examiners tend to grade relative to work already seen: UBC research

Dec. 4, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , ,

How well you fare on a subjective evaluation – whether it’s of you treating a patient, auditioning for a play or even interviewing for a job – may depend largely on the person who was examined just before you. And the worse the person before you did, the better for you.

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UBC applicants need more than just grades

Jan. 23, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia is expanding its use of broad-based admissions – an application process based both on grades and personal experiences – to all applicants of direct-entry undergraduate programs at the Vancouver campus this year, making UBC the largest Canadian university to include non-academic criteria in its application process on this scale.

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