The BMAT is an Admissions Test used by 8 UK Medical Schools as an alternative to the UCAT. There is some similarity between the two tests, but on the whole, the BMAT uses more genuine academic knowledge and problem-solving skill compared to the UCAT. Rest assured though, the BMAT is not insurmountable. Here, tricks and tips to maximise your score.
A few tricks and areas to focus on when preparing for the different UCAT sections to make the most of your one shot at the test.
The UCAT is the entrance exam you need to take to have a reasonable chance of getting into most UK medical schools. It is not a difficult exam, and it is fairly easy to get a good score as long as you put in the effort when the time comes.
Medical interviewers look for that elusive “flare” in medical sciences. But how can you make sure that your unconditional love for medicine gets across in the interview?
How to choose your baccalaureate subjects if you want to study medicine. The choice of subjects for the baccalaureate can seem like a daunting prospect. In this post you can read some examples to help you clarify your ideas.
There are lots of companies that offer UKCAT courses to help with your preparation. A common question that we get asked is: “Do I NEED to take a UKCAT Course?”.
Although you still have time before you have to start studying for your BMAT exam, there is good reason to get in the right frame of mind now. This is not as straightforward as the general question and answer part of the test, which you can practise well in advance of the test. However, that doesn’t mean you should overlook the importance of preparation when it comes to essay writing…
Part 2: The Clinical Years Haven’t read part one of my life at Cambridge medical school? Catch up here >>> 8 AM: Yup, hospital life starts a lot earlier than student life, especially if you’re on a surgical placement (medics usually start at 9) and especially if you’re more than a 5 minute…
Despite the lack of proven efficacy, complementary and alternative medicine has been funded by the NHS since its inception.
What is puzzling is that no information is collected on the costs of these treatments. However, there are currently three NHS hospitals in the UK that offer complementary medicine exclusively, all of which require funding and maintenance.
The BMAT is a challenging exam that requires excellent academic knowledge and problem-solving skills. Preparation for the BMAT is essential, and we have a wealth of advice on the different sections of the test to help you achieve the highest possible score. At UniAdmissions we also offer BMAT preparation courses to give students the support they need.
Part 1: the Pre-Clinical years