A warning to all graduate applicants for the accelerated 4-year Medicine course at Oxford: the 2012 selection procedure for 2013 entry has changed from previous years. Instead of UKCAT, students will have to sit the BMAT exam. This brings the graduate selection test into alignment with the undergraduate one. More information can be found here. … Continue reading
Click here to see statistics from the 2011 admissions round (2012 entry) Key points: The mean BMAT score was 55% (similar to 2010); this rose for to those short-listed to 66% (similar in 2010). For those with an offer of a place, the mean adjusted BMAT score was 68%. The mean number of total GCSE … Continue reading
UKCAT For Dummies is written by the founders of GeMS – Get into Medical School, building on the success of their popular UKCAT preparation course. The UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) is a standardized test used as an entrance examination for the majority of medical and dental schools in the UK. Its purpose is to … Continue reading
The Health and Social Care Act 2012 has successfully completed its passage through Parliament and is now law. It came into effect in April 2013 but the full impact will take time to be felt. We at Get into Medicine UK want to provide a brief whistle-stop summary of its main changes, the stated intent … Continue reading
To all those getting their BMAT results today, 23rd November, we’d like to wish you the very best of luck! If you got the scores you expected, or did better than expected, good luck with the rest of the application process too! You’re one step closer to getting in, but don’t get complacement. Remember, you … Continue reading
GeMS Get into Medical School is now taking bookings for all 2013 courses – click here for more information about the range of courses GeMS offers to help prospective students get into the medical school of their choice.
The next GeMS Interview Skills Workshop is on 13th November 2011 – click here for information and to book your place!
Congratulations to GCSE students who got their results today! From the BBC: More exam entries were given the top A and A* grades and just under 70% were awarded between an A* and a C grade… There were more A and A* grades awarded too – with 23.2% of entries making that grade, up … Continue reading
A-level passes have risen for the 29th year in a row and the percentage of A/A* grades remained stable at 27%. That means a lot of people around the country have just received the happy news that they’ve met their offers from the Medical School of their choice, and have now been accepted to start … Continue reading
Interesting statistics from Oxford Medical School from the 2010 admissions round (for 2011 entry) I found the following data especially revealing: The mean BMAT score was 55% (51% in 2009), which increased following short-listing to 66% (62% in 2009). For those with an offer of a place, the mean adjusted BMAT score was 68%. The … Continue reading