exam schedules for different D-schools

cavity

Junior Member
10+ Year Member
15+ Year Member
Jan 18, 2001
10
0
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    I know that BU has an exam every Monday. I think I would like that because it forces you to keep up and also you are not bombarded with 5 exams in one week like some schools have. I know that every school is different with regards to how they set up their exam schedules. Can people please post as to how other schools (NYU, Columbia, Tufts, etc.) have their exams set up? And also what type of schedule would you prefer and why?
     

    ItsGavinC

    Full Member
    Moderator Emeritus
    15+ Year Member
    Oct 7, 2001
    11,748
    19
    Arizona
    1. Dentist
      ASDOH first semester: exam every Monday, with a new course starting that Monday afternoon and then being tested on the following Monday, etc., etc. Only one course being taught at a time.

      ASDOH second semester and thereafter: exam every 2-3 weeks on various days, depending on the course that is taught. Never more than 2 courses happening at the same time, though.
       

      aphistis

      Full Member
      Moderator Emeritus
      10+ Year Member
      Verified Expert
      15+ Year Member
      Feb 15, 2003
      8,394
      37
      Indianapolis
      1. Attending Physician
      2. Dentist
        IUSD first-years have exams every second Friday morning covering most of our material. Occasionally we'll have a class module with separate hour exams, but overall the regular schedule makes for a more regular pacing.
         
        About the Ads

        koogrl

        Junior Member
        7+ Year Member
        15+ Year Member
        Aug 20, 2003
        19
        0
          Don't know the details for NYU, but somehow their classes are staggered, where some classes are shorter than others, so that you end up concentrating on few classes at a time

          BU never has more than one exam a week, unlike Tufts....though it looked like they had a test every week.

          Hope that helps
           

          UBTom

          Class '04 official geezer
          10+ Year Member
          15+ Year Member
          Jul 24, 2002
          1,459
          4
          Queens, NY
          www.iloveny.com
            Here at the University at Buffalo, it is semi-flexible.

            First year: The exams for the big courses taken with the meds (gross, histo, etc.) are staggered to allow time for the student to study. Then the instructors of the smaller courses (such as preclinic lab, dental anatomy, etc.) asks the students when would be a good time to give the exams so as not to conflict with the big courses.

            After second year when all one takes are dental courses, the instructors also coordinates with the students on when to give the exams.

            Pretty accomodating. :cool:
             
            About the Ads
            This thread is more than 17 years old.

            Your message may be considered spam for the following reasons:

            1. Your new thread title is very short, and likely is unhelpful.
            2. Your reply is very short and likely does not add anything to the thread.
            3. Your reply is very long and likely does not add anything to the thread.
            4. It is very likely that it does not need any further discussion and thus bumping it serves no purpose.
            5. Your message is mostly quotes or spoilers.
            6. Your reply has occurred very quickly after a previous reply and likely does not add anything to the thread.
            7. This thread is locked.