Passing Oxbridge Admissions Tests

Author: Rosalie Hutton
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 0857257986
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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If you are applying to Oxford or Cambridge Universities, you may be required to take one of the Oxbridge-specific admission tests. This text provides all the essential information you need to understand the format and structure of the tests along with vital practice in the sort of questions you will face. The book covers, in detail, the Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) for both institutions, focusing on critical thinking and problem-solving skills. It includes a practice test with answers and explanations and also guidance on the writing task undertaken by applicants to Oxford. This revised and updated edition includes new material across all parts of the book. It provides enhanced information on interviews and personal statements, coverage of the Sixth Term Examination Paper (STEP), and expanded sections on the other tests for English, history, physics, mathematics and computer sciences. Rosalie Hutton BSc, MSc, MCIPD, is an Occupational Psychologist who has specialised in the field of assessment and testing for 25 years. As CEO of her own company, Rosalie has designed and published a range of psychological assessment measures and is the co-author of a number of assessment books on multiple-choice questions. Glenn Hutton BA, MPhil, FCIPD, is a consultant to organisations concerned with recruitment and selection by way of assessment or examination. Previously a Police Superintendent and Head of the National Police Training Examinations and Assessment Unit, he co-authors books on criminal law and assessment.

Passing the UKCAT and BMAT 2010

Author: Felicity Taylor
Publisher: Sage
ISBN: 9781844454587
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This revised and updated 2010 edition is now the most comprehensive guide available to the UKCAT and BMAT. Whichever universities you are applying to, you will find all you need to face the tests with confidence, fulfil your potential and succeed in your application. In addition to an extensive and comprehensive bank of questions, this essential text takes you through everything you need to know from writing your personal statement and preparing for interviews to time management and test-taking strategies.

The Ultimate Oxbridge Interview Guide

Author: Dr. Rohan Agarwal
Publisher: RAR Medical Services Limited
ISBN: 1999857089
Format: PDF
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“How many grains of sand are there in the world?” “Why is DNA like sheet music?” “Can you hear silence?” These are examples of Real Questions that were asked in the 2015 Oxbridge interviews. Stumped? You don’t need to be! Published by the UKs Leading University Admissions Company, the Ultimate Oxbridge Interview Guide contains over 900 Oxbridge Interview Questions that have been asked over the last 5 years for 18 Subjects. This book provides Fully Worked Model Answers for over 200 of these and guides you through the topics and problems that each one raises. With contributions and advice from over 40 Specialist Oxbridge Tutors, this is your Ultimate companion to the Oxbridge Interview and a MUST-BUY for those who have an upcoming interview at Oxbridge.

Passing the National Admissions Test for Law LNAT

Author: Rosalie Hutton
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 0857254871
Format: PDF, ePub
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This Third Edition provides a comprehensive and fully up to date guide for all those preparing to sit the National Admissions Test for Law. It has been thoroughly revised to take account of the recent changes to the test and to reflect the latest advice and guidance relevant for candidates. Readers will find all they need to face the exam with confidence, fulfil their potential and succeed in their application.

Mastering the National Admissions Test for Law

Author: Mark Shepherd
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135125880
Format: PDF
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This fully revised and updated second edition provides an indispensible guide to all those preparing to sit the National Admissions Test for Law (LNAT). Mastering the LNAT provides comprehensive guidance on both the multiple choice section and essay section of the test, as well as analysis of previous test results, details of the procedure for sitting the test and how the results are calculated and used. The book also includes five practice tests for students to work through, along with complete sets of answers and explanations and a range of sample essays and essay plans. Presented in an accessible and easy to understand format, Shepherd offers a practical, hands-on insight into what universities are looking for from candidates. It includes; an introduction to the test and the part it plays in the overall application process; guidance on preparing for the LNAT and an explanation of the ways that you can improve your approach to the test; a guide to approaching MCQs (including an analysis of different types of possible questions and techniques for verifying answers); a guide to approaching essay questions; five sample test papers; answers and explanations for all MCQs; sample essays and essay plans. Mastering the LNAT is essential reading for those students wanting to give themselves the best possible chance of securing a place at the University of their Choice.

The Ultimate LNAT Guide

Author: Rohan Agarwal
Publisher: RAR Medical Services Limited
ISBN: 1999857003
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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“If you had all day to do your LNAT, you would get 100% But you don’t!” Whilst this isn’t completely true, it illustrates a very important point - the clock is your biggest enemy. This seemingly obvious statement has one very important consequence. The way to improve your LNAT score is to improve your speed. There is no magic bullet. But there are a great number of techniques that, with practice, will give you significant time gains, allowing you to answer more questions and score more marks. Published by the UKs Top University Admissions Company, the Ultimate LNAT Guide is the most comprehensive LNAT book available. Written for the 2018 Entry, it contains powerful time-saving strategies that will allow you to answer difficult questions within the time limit, as well a massive 400 Practice Questions written in the style and difficulty of the real exam. Each question comes with Fully Worked Solutions that guide you through the most efficient way for getting the correct answer as quickly as possible. With contributions and advice from over 10 Specialist LNAT Tutors, this is your Ultimate companion to the LNAT and a MUST-BUY for those looking to do well in the exam.

Do You Still Think You re Clever

Author: John Farndon
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
ISBN: 1848316305
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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From the ever-curious mind that brought you the bestselling Do You Think You’re Clever? comes a brand-new trip to the far reaches of the intellectual universe, courtesy of even more notoriously provocative Oxbridge interview questions. How would you poison someone without the police finding out? (Medicine, Cambridge) What makes a strong woman? (Theology, Oxford) Instead of politicians, why don’t we let the managers of IKEA run the country? (Social and Political Sciences, Cambridge) How do you organise a successful revolution? (History, Oxford) Whether you’re interested in going to Oxbridge or just want to give your brain a workout, join polymath John Farndon on another exhilarating journey through the twists and turns of thought, and explore just what it means to be genuinely clever – rather than just smart.

Passing the UKCAT and BMAT

Author: Rosalie Hutton
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 147391762X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The most comprehensive guide available for the UKCAT and BMAT! If you're an aspiring doctor or dentist, this book is all you need to face the admissions tests with confidence and get in to medical or dental school - whichever universities you‘re applying to. Offering support for both the UKCAT and BMAT, with hints and tips on how to pass the tests, worked examples and guidance on technique, this is your guide to success. Inside you'll find: Over 650 practice questions for the UKCAT and BMAT 2 full practice tests for focused revision Practice questions and guidance notes for the Situational Judgement section Guidance on applications and interviews, including the personal statement Test-taking strategies so you can practice and pass. This text is your tool for extensive revision and question practice for the UKCAT and BMAT. The practice tests replicate the format of the actual tests, so you can tackle them under timed conditions and be fully prepared for the real thing.

Meritocracy and the University

Author: Anna Mountford Zimdars
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1849665486
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Who gets into elite universities, how and why? What are places like Harvard in the United States or Cambridge in England looking for when they admit undergraduate students? What qualities do selectors value and how do they decide between many applicants with often stellar attainment records? And, are we all better off because of who these elite universities admit? Meritocracy and the University provides an insight into the world of university admissions. Based on interviews with professional admissions staff and academic faculty members who select students, the book explains what selectors value and how they make decisions. By shining a light on the world of university admissions in England and in the United States, readers are invited to reflect on the similarities and differences in who selects and how selection is done, the purpose and mission of universities, and the challenges universities face in building fair admissions processes when earlier opportunities to shine in education are unequally distributed.