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Table 6 Costs of the 2009 procedure

From: Cutting costs of multiple mini-interviews – changes in reliability and efficiency of the Hamburg medical school admission test between two applications

2009 procedure Scientist (50 $/h) Admin staff (30 $/h) Actor (10 $/h) Student (13 $/h) Material Total
Hours $ Hours $ Hours $ Hours $ $ $
Writing and adaptation of 12 scenarios and score sheets 475 23,750         23,750
Organization of test runs    24 720       720
Test runs 180 9,000 24 720 36 360 36 468 1,500 12,048
Total costs for development of 12 stations 655 32,750 48 1,440 36 360 36 468 1,500 36,518
Room acquisition    3 90       90
Rater recruitment and allocation 3 150 15 450       600
Training of actors 50 2,500    150 1,500     4,000
Invitation of / feedback to candidates    5 150       150
Printing of score sheets    5 150    10 130 200 480
Preparation and clearance of rooms 5 250 10 300    25 325   875
Rater training and testing of candidates 480 24,000 25 750 150 1,500 120 1,560   27,810
Catering for raters          1,500 1,500
Scanning of score sheets and data analysis 10 500 20 600       1,100
Total costs for implementation 548 27,400 83 2,490 300 3,000 155 2,015 1,500 36,405
Additional costs for first implementation 100 5,000 100 3,000    50 650 1,500 10,150
Total costs for 80 candidates 1,303 65,150 231 6,930 336 3,360 241 3,133 4,700 83,073