entrance exam

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Noun1.entrance exam - examination to determine a candidate's preparation for a course of studies
exam, examination, test - a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge; "when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions"
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When Anne had bad dreams she found herself staring miserably at pass lists of the Entrance exams, where Gilbert Blythe's name was blazoned at the top and in which hers did not appear at all.
With over 5000 colleges, 300-course branches, and lakhs of students competing, it is even tougher to find colleges with cut-off marks closer to your entrance exam score.
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For the medical profession also has an entrance exam that weeds out the fit from those who do not have the aptitude and the capability to be doctors.
The filing says that the Special Agent has "probable cause to believe that the defendants conspired with others known and unknown: (1) to bribe college entrance exam administrators to facilitate cheating on college entrance exams; (2) to bribe varsity coaches and administrators at elite universities to designate certain applicants as recruited athletes or as other favored candidates, thereby facilitating the applicants' admission to those universities." [Reference Link]:[https://www.justice.gov/file/1142876/download]
A joint campaign mounted by two of Taiwan's most prominent high schools to cease the tradition of publishing college entrance exam results has garnered mass support of schools and students across the island Saturday.
Eighth-graders seeking admission to Rosary High School may take the entrance exam at 8 a.m.
The Dhaka University (DU) authorities will retake the "Gha" unit entrance exam today (Friday), reports BSS.
One of Japan's most prestigious medical schools has promised to make amends after it was discovered that it deliberately altered entrance exam scores to restrict the number of female medical students and to increase the number of male medical students.
Spanning over 250 branches in 118 towns/cities, it is today regarded as The National leader in entrance exam training.
Since the establishment of the Republic of Korea government in 1948, the college entrance exam formula had been overhauled literally numerous times.