Medical student’s dyslexia battle with exam MCQs

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Is dyslexia stopping dyslexic students from taking MCQ exams? Thats what one student thinks. If she wins, and things change, other trade bodies may have to follow suit.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/7530159.stm

Its a funny one – how do you adapt the multiple choice question style exams to suit disabilities. At the moment its central to passing your student medical exams. Indeed, a lot of our site content is geared to preparing you to pass multiple choice questions by giving you loads to use and practise with.

We’ll see what the outcome is…could it have a major impact on medical student exams in the future?

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