What I wish I knew before applying to medical school
Applying to medical school can be a daunting process. From taking the UCAT and/or BMAT, to writing your personal statement, there are many aspects which lots of students find challenging. Finding the right help and guidance is therefore... Read More
7 steps to build confidence after taking your first UCAT practice test
So you’ve just taken a UCAT practice test or a UCAT mock exam for the first time - or maybe it’s not your first time, but the fact remains that the test is alien to you. You’ve already heard that the test is very different from the... Read More
UKCAT name change to UCAT: what does this mean for future medics?
Last week, the UKCAT Consortium announced news about the UCAT (University Clinical Aptitude Test), which the group of universities in Australia and New Zealand intend to use as a replacement for their previous medical school admissions... Read More
Secrets to securing four medical school interviews
Nidhin Laji, writer and founder of a medical school shortlisting tool, That Edge, talks us through the key nuances to bear in mind when selecting the right medical schools for you. Nidhin is an FY1 doctor at Addenbrooke's and an NHS... Read More
How to make the most of bite-sized UCAT (UKCAT) practice?
This is a guest post by Michael O. Carter, founder of THE UKCAT BLOG . He achieved a UKCAT (UCAT) score in the top 10% back in 2015. Since then he has helped thousands of candidates prepare for the exam through his blog. He is the author... Read More
Decision Making – New for the 2016 UKCAT (for 2017 entry)
The UKCAT will include an entirely new section in 2016: Decision Making. Decision Making will be the second section of the UKCAT, coming after Verbal Reasoning and before Quantitative Reasoning. Decision Making has replaced Decision... Read More
UKCAT Test Change 2016
The UKCAT Consortium has updated their website with information about the 2016 test format, including a new version of the UKCAT Official Guide and the three official practice tests.