Latest UK Clinical Aptitude Test Stories

2013-12-07 23:03:35

In celebration of the new website name, Medic Journey International has released free UKCAT and BMAT practice questions for those preparing for medical school or interested in the field of medicine. London, UK (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 Medic Journey International (MJI), the leading provider of expert preparation for the medical school application process, announces the renaming of its website and domain to MJCourses.com. The new site still contains all of MJI's highly sought after...

2012-04-18 19:56:41

It has the potential to produce a more level playing field for many seeking access to the medical profession Medical schools that use the UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) as part of their admissions process reduce the relative disadvantage faced by certain socioeconomic groups, finds a study published on bmj.com today. Despite efforts to improve social mobility through access to higher education, access to the professions is still largely restricted to those from relatively advantaged...

2010-11-03 17:17:08

Personal view: Selecting tomorrow's doctors -- not a level playing field In the UK, medical students are 4.5 to 7.2 times more likely to come from the wealthier socio-economic groups 1-3 than 4-7, write Professor Terence Stephenson, president of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, and Lucy Stephenson, a medical student. Selection to a medical course should not depend on the applicants' financial status. However, with "grade inflation" at A level, choosing between applicants can...

2010-02-17 08:09:43

Research: Comparison of A-level and UKCAT performance in students applying to UK medical and dental schools in 2006: Cohort study A new aptitude test, aimed at increasing diversity and fairness in selecting school leaver applicants to UK medical and dental schools, still has inherent gender and socioeconomic bias, although it is less subject to bias than A level results alone, finds a study published on bmj.com Feb. 16. Selection to highly competitive UK degree courses such as medicine and...

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