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UKCAT For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Chris Chopdar, Neel Burton

ISBN: 978-1-118-77048-1 April 2014 400 Pages


Fully updated to include the review materials and practice you need for the new Situational Judgment Test

The expert advice, instruction, review and practice students need to score high on the UKCAT. If you’re planning on applying to medical or dental school, the new edition of UKAT For Dummies provides a proven formula for success. It’s packed with practice questions, in-depth answers, and strategies and tips for scoring well on each of the test sections, including the Situational Judgment Test and the new question types introduced for the Verbal Reasoning and Abstract Reasoning test sections.

Introduction 1

Part I: Understanding UKCAT  5

Chapter 1: The UKCAT and University 7

Chapter 2: Dissecting UKCAT 15

Chapter 3: Taking Tests: UKCAT Strategies that Work 27

Part II: Examining the Subtests 33

Chapter 4: Reading Between the Lines: The Verbal Reasoning Subtest 35

Chapter 5: Making Things Add Up: The Quantitative Reasoning Subtest 61

Chapter 6: Looking at Pretty Patterns: The Abstract Reasoning Subtest 87

Chapter 7: Deciphering the Code: The Decision Analysis Subtest 109

Chapter 8: Making the Call: The Situational Judgement Subtest 133

Part III: Practice Tests 165

Chapter 9: Practice Test One 167

Chapter 10: Practice Test One: Answers and Explanations 227

Chapter 11: Practice Test Two 263

Chapter 12: Practice Test Two: Answers and Explanations 321

Part IV: The Part of Tens 355

Chapter 13: Ten Steps to Help You Get into Medical or Dental School 357

Chapter 14: Ten Ways to Stay Cool Under Pressure 361

Index 365