Limoges, france : three students admitted in the medicine and then fail to do so in the space of one week - The Point

" A nightmare awake ". Three medical students at the faculty of Limoges have gone through all emotions in just one week. First received in the second year aft

Limoges, france : three students admitted in the medicine and then fail to do so in the space of one week - The Point

" A nightmare awake ". Three medical students at the faculty of Limoges have gone through all emotions in just one week. First received in the second year after the announcement of positive results, they have finally been, fail in the competition after a mistake on the rating grid, tells the story of France 3 Limousin. The emotional lift was giddy for these students.

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Thursday, 2 July, they were blessed with their names displayed on the table of those admitted in the second year of medicine. Everyone celebrated the good news with family and friends. But less than a week after, on Wednesday, July 8, the dean of the faculty of medicine of Limoges, teaches them that the correction has been wrong on their copy. The students then move on to the status received in the second year, fail. "It's been a week that I made myself to the idea that I was going to go in medicine, morally, it falls from a great height," said France 3 one of them.

A slim hope to snag a place

The idea of a numerus clausus in medicine is limited to 150 people for the year 2020. Last year, only 145 people had been admitted to the institution of Limoges. "The error which has occurred is an error of the grid, on the device which automatically corrects the copies. There was not the right answer with the right question. This error was identified after the consultation of copies by students, which is a normal procedure. When we realized the error, it was corrected ", has justified the dean of the faculty of medicine of Limoges.

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nonetheless, There remains a slender hope to the students failed to snag a place in the second year of medicine. Breakage, although rare, can still occur. The three students are now respectively the 159th, 163e and 166th place. Their misfortune, however, will have the happiness of three other candidates, the past this time, fail to be admitted against all odds.

Updated Date: 11 July 2020, 14:33

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