What is a good BMAT score?

The BioMedical Admissions Test is an aptitude test which needs to be taken to apply for many of the world’s best schools to study Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine. But what makes a good BMAT score? One of the questions that we get asked most frequently is “what is a good BMAT score?” or “is…

How Do Universities Use the UCAT

The UKCAT is used differently by every university and we recommend that students take the time to understand exactly how the exam is assessed and how much weight it carries when applying to different medical schools and even setting a UKCAT target score. It’s always good to be well-informed, so we have highlighted how different…


2018 UCAT Results

The United Kingdom Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) is a 2-hour computer-based exam. It is which is taken by applicants to certain medical and dental schools in the UK. The test was first introduced in 2006 and is used to help medical schools differentiate between the high number of applications they receive. This means it is…

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2018 UCAT Registration

UKCAT testing takes place between 2 July and 2 October 2018. You must complete a two-step process using the Pearson VUE online registration system to register and then book a test. The first step is online registration with Pearson VUE online, this will then allow you to book a test. The registration period is open…


2018 UCAT Dates

The key dates you need to know for the UKCAT are: • 1st May 2018 – Registration and booking opens • 2nd July 2018 – Testing begins • 18th September 5pm – Registration and online booking closes • 1st October 2018 – Midday – Final booking deadline • 2nd October 2018 – Last testing date…


Medical Student Must Read Books

Reading is an essential part of preparing for medical school interviews. You will read the news to keep up to date with current medical affairs, you will read your personal statement to ensure you know every detail like the back of your hand, and you will read through any extra scientific reading you want to discuss in the interview. But, is reading fiction and non-fiction medical books worthwhile? The short answer is yes.