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Part 1 Exam Pathology In Malaysia

Just finished my part 1 exam pathology. I am still worried at this moment because the result was not out yet. However, I should share my experience going through the exam. It was fun, at the same time can make one feel suicidal.

So, after 1 year of studying pathology, you will be tested on your knowledge in this part 1 exam. This exam is a compulsory exam to book yourself a place in part 2 of the program. Failing this exam will make you repeat the whole year of study. The exam will only be held once a year, so you will only have one chance to do it every year.

My exam this year held in University Sains Malaysia,Kota Bharu Kelantan. Every year they will change the venue. The exam was pretty simple in its format. 2 theory exam, 2 practical (OSPE) exam. (it does sound simple). The theory paper will be divided into 2 subject each, anatomical pathology + Microbiology, and Hematology+ Chemical pathology. So 1 theory exam will contain 2 subjects. in 1 theory exam there will be divided into t…

Master in Pathology Malaysia: Should You Consider

A direct question, should you consider taking Master in Pathology course in Malaysia? Before I answer this directly, I would first would like to congratulate for those who pass their entrance exam. Result were out last week. Some people celebrate their success getting through that exam, and some people just don't have enough luck to be accepted into the program.

One of them was my wife. She passed the exam, went for the interview, in the end, her name was left out, most likely due to bad economy nowadays. What is with the economy? I was thinking that maybe government does not have enough money to sponsor it's citizen to further their Master study, but the reason was not with the sponsorship. It's higher than that.

If government cannot sponsor its citizen to study, why don't just ask them people to pay for their study themselves? Solved the problem. However, I was told that it's not about the scholarship or we called it HLP, it's about the seat offered by the un…