Final Exam Details (and a BIG thank you)

Hi everyone. Thanks so much for your patience with me this past week – so many of you wrote such kind emails I just sat here and cried a little reading each one of them. Thank you for your genuine compassion and caring! I’m so glad I get to have you guys for another course after this one – and in the actual classroom too!

Here are the details on our final exam.

Date/time. The exam will be open from 12:01 am until 11:59 pm on Wednesday, June 30, and you’ll have 2 hours to complete it once you start. Just be sure to get it uploaded by 11:59 pm tomorrow night. You can download the exam tonight starting at 7 pm (I wanted to give you some extra time to get it downloaded in case there were any issues).

Password. The assessment password is Almostsummer1.

Points/questions. The exam is worth a total of 48 points (I had estimated more like 60 points, but it wound up to be shorter).

Please note that Examplify makes it look like the exam only has 30 questions! The reason for this is because there are several matching questions on the exam – and instead of counting each item as a separate question, Examplify just assigns one question number to each group of items.

Here’s an a set of matching questions similar to those on the actual exam, so you can see what I mean:

Examplify would count this set of items as a single question, instead of four questions. Each of the items is worth one point, so it’s not a big deal in the end. It’s just kind of annoying that the number of questions shows up as 30 – and I wanted to explain why.

Exam breakdown. The exam point breakdown is as follows:

  • Cell injury (10 points)
  • Inflammation (6 points)
  • Wound healing (3 points)
  • Immunology (4 points)
  • Hypersensitivity reactions (2 points)
  • Autoimmune diseases (6 points)
  • Neoplasia 1 (2 points)
  • Neoplasia 2 (6 points)
  • Neoplasia 3 (2 points)
  • Neoplasia 4 (7 points)

That’s all I can think of! Please let me know if you have any questions, either about the material or about the exam itself.

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