UCAT · June 14, 2019
UCAT Techniques to Master
If you are a prospective dental or medical student, you probably know that there is a very high chance you might have to sit the UCAT (UKCAT) as part of your application. The University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT), previously the UKCAT, is the most widely accepted medical school entrance exam across universities in the UK and abroad.
The UCAT is a multiple choice time-pressured exam and while there is no theory you can learn in advance that can help in your preparation, there are certain techniques and strategies you can master, which you can apply both in your practice questions and on test day, to achieve a high UCAT score. Below we have compiled our best strategies for a high score on the exam, so make you have familiarised yourself with them before you start your UCAT preparation.
Learn each subtest’s specifics
Learn how to recognise each question type
Identify your strengths and weaknesses
Focus is paramount
Practice for the UCAT with a real exam simulation
We hope these techniques regarding your UCAT preparation were helpful and you will soon be ready to tackle the exam. Good luck in your preparation and if you have any questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to contact us 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