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GAMSAT

Free Podcasts for GAMSAT Preparation

We encourage students taking the GAMSAT to understand the most common theories in ethics, politics, philosophy and psychology, among other prominent topics, that could prove useful for section 2. A great and convenient way to broaden your knowledge on such theory is by listening to Podcasts. They are entertaining and feel less like work – so are a great option to supplement GAMSAT study. We have compiled a list of free podcasts that have been recommended by students for GAMSAT preparation. They include: #1. StarTalk StarTalk is a podcast on space, science, and popular culture hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, with various comic and celebrity co-hosts and frequent guests [Read More]

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GAMSAT

Read this before booking a GAMSAT course!

Investing in a GAMSAT course is not cheap. With  a lot of mixed reviews online on the usefulness of these programs we have provided a quick guide on how to pick the right one. If you are looking to book a GAMSAT course then you have come to the right place. They can be an asset when preparing for the exam. The key thing we want you to recognise is that no GAMSAT course is good enough that is has helped every single student that as enrolled on them and no course is so bad that it has failed every student who has used it. That being said, the key [Read More]

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Is this the Best GAMSAT Prep Material?

We get a lot of emails from students asking us to recommend  the best GAMSAT prep material for the exam, but the truth of the matter is that you have to pick what’s right for you. The key thing we hope you take from this article is that there is not such thing as an optimal resource, in other words no GAMSAT prep material is perfect, mainly due to the fact that the GAMSAT requires varying degree of understanding and skill. Secondly, the exam board doesn’t provide any specifics on what you need to prepare for the exam. If you have been looking into GAMSAT preparation materials you most likely might have [Read More]

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GAMSAT

Best Resources for GAMSAT Practice Questions

We spoke to past GAMSAT candidates to get their thoughts on the best resources for GAMSAT practice questions, here were the most common recommendations. We should start by saying that no resource is perfect. We spoke with over 115 past candidates and the following resources were the most recommended for GAMSAT practice questions.  There were many resources recommended but to help make a decision on what to include in this list we shortlisted the resources that were recommended over 20 times.  That’s right! The following resources have been used by at least 20% of the students we spoke to, hope they help: 1. ACER Booklets These are official GAMSAT practice [Read More]

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Great GAMSAT Books to build Background Knowledge for Section 2

The list of books below were recommended by past candidates that took the exam to help broaden one’s knowledge in philosophy, morality, religion, social justice, economics and politics, among other prominent topics. Yes, there is a wealth of relevant information readily available on the internet. But for those her prefer paper-based literature, the following are a handful of GAMSAT books that are must-reads for the exam: We do not recommend buying every single one, just pick the most suitable for your GAMSAT revision: Philosophy #1. The Reason of things – A.C Grayling This book consists of a collection of Grayling’s regular ‘Last Word’ columns in the Guardian. This time topics include [Read More]

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Review – Most Recommended GAMSAT Quote Generator

We have reviewed and used every GAMSAT quote generator recommended to us by our readers. In this article we shortlist the most popular ones to help with preparation for section 2. A GAMSAT quote generator is great tool to practice essays and improve your ability at analysing quotes for different themes. In this article we share the most popular GAMSAT quote generators and how to use them. These quote generators are pretty much the same but have slightly differing functionality. Have a go at each and see which one works best for you #1. Fraser GAMSAT ( 8 out of 10) The Fraser GAMSAT quote generator was the most recommended, [Read More]

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Five Books Every Medical School Applicant Should Read

Try reading some books that will open your mind to the world of medicine, and help strengthen your motivation and mindset. The following are recommended books (from 1st year medics) that every medical school applicant should read. 1. This Is Going To Hurt: Secret Diaries of a junior Doctor by Adam Kay After six years working on NHS hospital wards Adam Kay, has turned his medical diaries, covering everything from bouncing babies to phantom illnesses, into a hilarious new book titled This is going to hurt. The book is a fun read and provides everything you want to know and more  about life on and off the hospital ward. Buy [Read More]

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