News report on the rise of entrance exam scores for women to medical school at Juntendo University. This rise comes after steps were taken by the university to remove the unfair treatment in the admissions scoring system that unduly favoured male applicants.
Women have outperformed their male counterparts in entrance examinations for a medical school in Japan that last year admitted rigging admission procedures to give men an unfair advantage.
Juntendo University in Tokyo said that of the 1,679 women who took its medical school entrance exam earlier this year, 139, or 8.28%, had passed. The pass rate among 2,202 male candidates was 7.72%.
It was the first time in seven years that the pass rate among women was higher than among men, the Asahi Shimbun reported.....