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The UKCAT-12 study: educational attainment, aptitude test performance, demographic and socio-economic contextual factors as predictors of first year outcome in a cross-sectional collaborative study of 12 UK medical schools

  • I C McManus1, 2Email author,
  • Chris Dewberry3,
  • Sandra Nicholson4 and
  • Jonathan S Dowell5
BMC Medicine201311:244

Received: 5 July 2013

Accepted: 10 September 2013

Published: 14 November 2013

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Original Submission
5 Jul 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
9 Jul 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tim Wilkinson
15 Jul 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sam Leinster
8 Sep 2013 Author responded Author comments - Chris McManus
Resubmission - Version 2
8 Sep 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
10 Sep 2013 Editorially accepted
14 Nov 2013 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-11-244

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Authors’ Affiliations

UCL Medical School, University College London
Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London
Department of Organizational Psychology, Birkbeck, University of London
Institute of Health Science Education, Queen Mary London
Undergraduate Medical Education, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School