Originally Posted by DrSnips
Not necessarily. Some of our courses have a built in 5% fail rate--the bottom 5% of the class fails the course. Since the same people are likely to be in that bottom 5% in each course, they fail the year. It has nothing to do with support.
Yuck. Sounds like law school to me, or a pre-med freshman class at a giant public university. That nonsense should not fly at any US med school.