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Welcome to THE MEDIC BLOG! we are honoured to have you as part of our community. Over the last decade, competition for the most sought after medical and dental schools has been steadily increasing, which has led to the introduction of new measures, such as admissions tests. That’s where we come in:

Our mission to help 1-in-2 candidates each year smash the medical and dental admissions tests.

If it’s your first time here, we know all of the information can be overwhelming, so we’ve created this page, to help get you started.

Step 1 – Get to Know Us

The blog was founded by Michael O. Carter, who has helped hundreds of thousands of students to prepare for the UCAT (Formerly known as UKCAT) through his former blog, known as THE UKCAT BLOG, Michael created the TUB back in 2015 after scoring one of the highest UKCAT scores that year, since then TUB grew and was used by 1-in-2 candidates to prepare for the exam each year. To help reach a wider audience, Michael and a group of other medical students started the MEDIC BLOG to focus on providing tips and strategies to prepare for other medicine and dentistry entrance exams. On the blog we focus on the University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT/UCAT ANZ), BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) and Graduate Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT).

If you have asked yourself one of the following questions then you are at the right place:

  • When should I start studying ?
  • Where do I begin studying?
  • What study materials should I use?
  • What are the best books to buy to prepare?
  • What are the best courses to take?
  • What are the best tips and strategies for the exam?

            Step 2 – Take our FREE Preparation Challenge

            Whether you are taking the UCAT, BMAT or GAMSAT we have created free exam challenges that share exclusive tips, techniques and preparation tactics straight to your inbox. No spam, ever! Just proven game changing advice. Start now!

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            Step 3 – Explore the Blog

            Once you have begun our study challenge we encourage you to explore the blog. We share preparation strategies and general advice from successful students that have been in the same position as yourself. Be sure to leave comments at the bottom of articles, if you have any questions :).

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            Step 4 – Get the Best Resources (Recommended by Past Students)

            We review the most popular resources every year and run surveys after each exam. The results are used to recommend the best resources to our readers. Check out our top picks of books and courses for each exam.

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            Step 5 – Take preparation to the next level

            Take your preparation to the next level with one of our uniquely designed resources. We have freebies, study aids, study guides, planners and more to help ensure you study effectively and efficiently. All which have been used by thousands of students to date to successfully pass the admission exams.

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            Step 6 – Follow Us on Social Media

            For the latest news, advice, giveaways and competitions follow us on Social Media.

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            Step 7 – Join the Community & Ask Questions (via Study Groups, Forums or Disqus)

            Have a follow-up question? or need specific preparation advice? Start a discussion in the comments section below a related article. We reply every comment as soon as possible. Usually, readers from the community will answer your questions as well. Feel free to also reach out to us in Forums and Study Groups.


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            Step 8 – Give Feedback, Leave Reviews and Testimonials

            We love to hear how you are getting on with the site, so be sure to let us know. Also, if you bought one of our resources it would mean the world if you left a quick review and let others know on Social Media.

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            Step 9 – Contribute to the Blog and Earn up to £200

            We welcome high quality contributions from candidates that have taken the UCAT, BMAT or GAMSAT. Through writing for the MEDIC BLOG, you can share your wisdom with the world, helping us in our mission to help more students pass the medicine admissions tests. You can submit for consideration an original article or video (not previously published anywhere else, including your own site), with content based on your personal experiences and/or expertise, and we will review it for potential publication on our site.

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            Step 10 – Focus on the Rest of your Application

            Once your exam is out the way focus on rest of your application. Best of luck 🙂