This is How to get into Medical School Part 3 UKCAT & Work Experience. For part 1 of this guide please click – How
UKCAT, BMAT, GAMSAT or HPAT!?
Is that enough Acronyms for you? Bit confused? Well you need to re-read step 2 (How to get into Medical School Part 2- Click here) because if you don’t know what these stand for yet then you really haven’t done your research. Depending on the medical school you are applying for will depend on what test you need to do. Don’t waste your time doing the wrong test and make sure you know what test suits you. Each test has it’s own style and the universities that you choose to apply to should also reflect your choice in which test you think you will score highest in.
\’Choosing a UKCAT University.
If the medical school that you are choosing is a UKCAT university then you may be in luck! Check out The Top 10 UKCAT Tips (Click here). The UKCAT is the most widely used as part of the selection process and therefore the one with the most available help!
So you know which entrance exam you need to prepare for, what next?
Well, as mentioned in part 2, you need to get clinical experience. This is vital for most medical school applications but will also help for you to get a better understanding on the real side of medicine. This can give you a real ‘leg up’ on most applications and will also help you should your selected medical school hold interviews as part of the selection process. Try to arrange as broad an experience as possible. A shadow shift with your dad’s friend is great but if you can also get in some volunteer work for St Johns Ambulance or actual work in a hospital, you will be able to stand head and shoulders above the competition.
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