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Question Can people fail the CS because of their bad hand writing?

I have my CS exam coming up and I am not so good in typing but also my handwriting is not very good.
Has any one failed because of their handwriting ever?
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The NBME specifically mentions that graders will not assess you by how neat your handwriting. All of them are experts and they can read the most difficult scripts.

However, if your handwriting is extremely bad, then yes it might affect your score.

I suggest you learn to type, this way you avoid the risk even if it is minimal.

Learning to type fast can be accomplished in as short as one week.
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The NBME specifically mentions that graders will not assess you by how neat your handwriting. All of them are experts and they can read the most difficult scripts.

However, if your handwriting is extremely bad, then yes it might affect your score.

I suggest you learn to type, this way you avoid the risk even if it is minimal.

Learning to type fast can be accomplished in as short as one week.
thanks a lot...fr this useful info....my handwritting is nt really really bad just a few words are difficult to comprehend coz of bad formation....and my exam is in 1 week only!
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