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UKCAT Registration 2018

Registering at the right time for your UKCAT exam can be very important to achieving a good score! 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 important to score well and taking the test at the…

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UKCAT Dates 2018

The United Kingdom Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) is a 2-hour computer-based exam, 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 important to…

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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.

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THE UKCAT TEST

You need to sit the UKCAT test to apply for most UK medical schools. The UKCAT test is not a difficult exam, and it’s easy enough to get a good score provided you put in the effort when the time is right. There’s no need to spend months preparing. Typically, a month or three weeks…

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UCAT/UKCAT Exam Structure

The UCAT/UKCAT Exam Structure   The UCAT/UKCAT exam structure contains 5 sections: All sections of the UCAT/UKCAT exam structure contain a series of questions which must be completed certain time frame. The structure is the following: Verbal Reasoning Verbal reasoning has 44 questions to answer in 22 minutes. It is scored between 300-900. You have…

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UKCAT Score

How the UKCAT score is calculated? The UKCAT score contains the scores for the Verbal Reasoning, Decision Making, Quantitative Reasoning and Abstract Reasoning sections and is based on the number of correctly answered questions. The UKCAT is not negatively marked – this means you do not have points deducted for incorrect answers. Each section has…

BMAT Section 1

  Section 1: Thinking Skills 32 questions | 60 minutes   This section of the BMAT is renowned for being difficult to prepare for, but there are powerful shortcuts and time-savers you can use. You have approximately 110 seconds per question; this may sound like a lot but given that you’re often required to read…

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UCAT Verbal Reasoning Tips

Get 10 hours of online lectures just like this one with the UCAT Online Course – access is only available through the UniAdmisisons Medicine Programme.     Select the most appropriate response We say the most appropriate because more than one answer can seem appropriate, so you need to pick best response, because only one answer is…

BMAT Section 2

  Section 2: The Time Trial 27 questions | 30 minutes   Section 2 is undoubtedly the most time-pressured section of the BMAT. This section tests GCSE biology, chemistry, physics and maths. However, it’s also the section in which you can improve the most quickly in so it’s well worth spending time on.   Find out…