UCAT · May 08, 2019
Top 10 UCAT Tips (UKCAT Tips)
If you are a prospective medical student preparing your application, you will have surely heard about the UCAT, formally known as the UKCAT, by now. This aptitude test is used by the majority of medical schools in the UK and, as of recently, abroad, and consists of five parts - Verbal Reasoning, Decision Making, Quantitative Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, and Situational Judgement (SJT).
Getting a good UCAT result is one of the requirements, along with a personal statement, your grades and a letter of recommendation, that you will have to submit to be considered to be given an offer for a medical interview. We have prepared below our top 10 UCAT tips to help you ace the exam!
1. Familiarise yourself with the exam format
2. Identify your best learning method
3. Complete your UCAT registration and book a test date early
4. Make a study plan and stick to it
5. Learn to manage your time
6. Get familiar using available resources
7. Never leave empty answers
8. Make educated guesses where you can
9. Mimic exam conditions
10. Practice is key
Prepare online & ace the UCAT exam!
We hope these UCAT test tips were helpful in your preparation for the exam. Good luck with your UCAT practice and if you have any questions related to studying medicine or the application process, you can send us an email at hello@theMSAG.com.
Miss Giulia Bankov
Giulia is a graduate medical student at the University of Glasgow. She previously studied Neuroscience at King's College London and completed her Cognitive Neurobiology and Clinical Neurophysiology at the University of Amsterdam