Med school sees no drop in standards, The Straits Times, 26 January 2014

For Yale-NUS freshmen, their first semester does not end with exams, and any grades they get during the period are not recorded. Instead, they are assessed through projects and presentations.

A spokesman for the school, which took in its pioneer cohort of 155 last year, said the scheme helps fresh students see education as “not merely as the acquisition of facts, but also as the development of abilities, insights and perspectives”.

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