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, Docs
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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.

Passing the UKCAT and BMAT

Author: Rosalie Hutton
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 147391762X
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

A Parent s Guide to Examinations

Author: F. H. Pedley
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483149439
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A Parent's Guide to Examinations: From Primary School to University provides an account of examinations in Wales and England from the primary school stage to the university. This book discusses the intense competition in universities that led to procedures being adopted for the administration of students. Organized into 12 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the examinations taken in the primary school in relation with selection for secondary schools. This text then describes the examinations themselves as well as some aspects of the system that has produced them. Other chapters consider the differences between the different types of schools, the organization of Local Education Authorities, and the administration of technical colleges and universities. This book discusses as well the courses for operatives, draftsmen, and technicians. The final chapter deals with grants for students at teacher training colleges. This book is a valuable resource for readers who are interested in the working of the system.

Passing the UK Clinical Aptitude Test and BMAT 2008

Author: Felicity Taylor
Publisher: Learning Matters Limited
ISBN: 9781844451784
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The UK Clinical Aptitude Test is now being used by the majority of UK university medical and dental schools to help select their student entrants. The test examines verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, abstract reasoning, and problem solving skills. This third edition guide provides a no nonsense explanation of the rationale behind the four parts to the test, together with practice questions and answers. The book also presents step-by-step guidance for applying to medical or dental school programs at UK universities. There is an additional section for those required to take the BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT), which includes a practice test and explanations of the answers.

The Guide to English Language Teaching Yearbook 2005

Author: Simon Collin
Publisher: Modern English Publishing
ISBN: 9781904549086
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Guide to English Language Teaching 2005 is an essential reference guide for anyone involved in English language teaching or for anyone considering starting as an English language teacher. It provides the latest information on qualifications, courses and course-providers in over 100 countries, together with paths for career development from initial certificate through to Masters and PhDs. If you are planning a career as an English language teacher, this book is for you Fully updated for 2005, this is a comprehensive, in-depth guide to the international English language teaching industry. This guide provides details of the qualifications you will need to work, how and where to train andhow to find a job (with a directory of websites). Once you have qualified, you can work almost anywhere in the world - and this guide includes profiles of over 100 countries, with descriptions of their job prospects, salary, cost-of-living, working conditions, legal, tax and visa requirements, and safety.

Passing the UK Clinical Aptitude Test UKCAT and BMAT 2009

Author: Rosalie Hutton
Publisher: Learning Matters Limited
ISBN: 9781844452842
Format: PDF
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The UK Clinical Aptitude Test is now being used by the majority of UK university medical and dental schools to help select their student entrants. The test examines verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, abstract reasoning and problem solving skills. This guide provides no-nonsense explanation of the rationale behind the four parts to the test, together with practice questions and answers. The book also presents step-by-step guidance for your application for medicine or dentistry at university. There is an additional section for those required to take the BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT), which includes a practice test and explanations of the answers.

William and Lawrence Bragg Father and Son

Author: John Jenkin
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0199235201
Format: PDF
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This book is a joint biography of William and Lawrence Bragg, who changed all of science in the 20th-century with the development of X-ray crystallography, and by mentoring the mid-century discovery of the structure of DNA. Their stories are vivid examples of science teaching and research in a colonial setting (Australia).

Generational Conflict and University Reform

Author: Heather Ellis
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004225528
Format: PDF
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This book argues that growing tensions between students and the university authorities were crucial in determining the introduction of key reforms such as competitive examination and a uniform syllabus at Oxford against the background of the American and French Revolutions.