Score Higher on the UKCAT (3rd Revised edition)

ISBN : 9780198779230

Brian Holmes; Marianna Parker; Katie Hunt
368 Pages
210 x 297 mm
Pub date
Apr 2016
Success in Medicine
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One test stands between you and a place at the medical school of your dreams: the UKCAT exam. Unlike any other exam candidates have faced before, the UK Clinical Aptitude Test is incredibly challenging - but we are here to help with a resource to build your confidence and make sure you achieve a high score. Score Higher on the UKCAT, offers best expert preparation written by teachers and doctors who have helped thousands of students to prepare for the exam. With 1000 practice questions including mock exams, this book offers invaluable tips on how to approach the questions correctly and strategies to manage your time in the exam. The authors have carefully studied all the recent changes to the UKCAT exam ensuring that every question is representative of the real test, including Decision Making. Following an introduction to the exam itself, readers can undertake a diagnostic test at the start of the book to get a flavour for the exam and see where you may need extra help. Chapters dedicated to each section of the UKCAT exam guide candidates through examples, exercises and timed practice sessions so that you can master questions in: - Verbal Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning - Abstract Reasoning - Decision Analysis - Situational Judgement With over 1000 questions and a mock online test, Score Higher on the UKCAT has the support, guidance, and practice you need to ace the UKCAT.

About the author: 

Brian is the Curriculum and Training Director at Kaplan Test Prep International and the head writer for Kaplan's UKCAT and BMAT courses. He scored a 3310 on the UKCAT. Before relocating to London in 2006, Brian lectured in drama, classics and film at Cornell University and the University of California, Los Angeles. He graduated summa cum laude from Tulane University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Greek and Latin, and earned a master's degree in theatre arts from UCLA.; Marianna earned a Chemistry BSc from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a medical degree from St George's University of London, where she was nominated for the University of London Gold Medal. As a successful applicant to both UK and US universities, she has extensive personal experience with admissions tests. She is a Neonatology Fellow in the Harvard Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Training Program at Boston Children's Hospital.; Katie studied Pre-Clinical Medicine and Developmental Biology at the University of Cambridge and then completed her medical degree at King's College London School of Medicine, graduating with Distinction. She has always enjoyed teaching and training, with experience both abroad and in the UK. Katie has taught UKCAT and BMAT courses for Kaplan since 2007, including as lead UKCAT teacher. She is a Paediatric Trainee in London and has a keen interest in research and medical education.

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