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Ukcat for Dummies (2ND)
Ukcat for Dummies (2ND)
Publisher : For Dummies
Published Date : 2012/10
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781119965848

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Book Description
Source: ENG
Place of Publication: United States
Table of Contents
 
Introduction                                       7  (1)
      About This Book                              2  (1)
      Conventions Used in This Book                2  (1)
      What You're Not to Read                      3  (1)
      Foolish Assumptions                          3  (1)
      How This Book is Organised                   4  (1)
        Part I Understanding UKCAT                 4  (1)
        Part II Examining the Subtests             4  (1)
        Part III Practice Tests                    5  (1)
        Part IV The Part of Tens                   5  (1)
      Icons Used in This Book                      5  (1)
      Where to Go from Here                        6  (1)
  Part I Understanding UKCAT                       7  (28)
    Chapter 1 The UKCAT and University             9  (8)
      Looking at the Lifestyle                     9  (2)
      Applying to Read Medicine or Dentistry       11 (6)
        Considering the timeline                   11 (1)
        Picking your A-levels                      11 (2)
        Choosing a university                      13 (1)
        Writing a good personal statement          14 (1)
        Getting work experience                    15 (1)
        Working on your soft skills                15 (1)
        Sitting entrance exams such as UKCAT       16 (1)
        Preparing for interviews                   16 (1)
    Chapter 2 Dissecting UKCAT                     17 (12)
      Exploring the Origins of UKCAT               17 (1)
      Sitting the UKCAT                            18 (7)
        Finding out whether you're exempt from     20 (1)
        taking the UKCAT
        Getting the dates right                    21 (2)
        Registering for the UKCAT                  23 (1)
        Doing the UKCAT                            24 (1)
      Deconstructing UKCAT                         25 (4)
        Timing                                     25 (2)
        Marking                                    27 (1)
        Weighing up                                27 (2)
    Chapter 3 Taking Tests: UKCAT Strategies       29 (6)
    that Work
      Organising Yourself                          30 (1)
      Dealing with Distractions                    31 (1)
      Focusing on Your Weakest Skills              31 (1)
      Practising Taking Tests                      32 (1)
      Staying Healthy                              32 (1)
      Arriving for the Test                        33 (2)
  Part II Examining the Subtests                   35 (106)
    Chapter 4 Reading Between the Lines: The       37 (24)
    Verbal Reasoning Subtest
      Fathoming the Format of the Verbal           38 (1)
      Reasoning Subtest
      Preparing for Success in the Verbal          39 (1)
      Reasoning Subtest
      Working Efficiently on Test Day              39 (1)
      Practising Verbal Reasoning                  40 (21)
        Passage 1                                  41 (1)
        Passage 2                                  42 (3)
        Passage 3                                  45 (1)
        Passage 4                                  46 (2)
        Passage 5                                  48 (2)
        Passage 6                                  50 (1)
        Passage 7                                  51 (2)
        Passage 8                                  53 (2)
        Passage 9                                  55 (1)
        Passage 10                                 56 (2)
        Passage 11                                 58 (3)
    Chapter 5 Making Things Add Up: The            61 (28)
    Quantitative Reasoning Subtest
      Finding Out the Format of the                62 (1)
      Quantitative Reasoning Subtest
      Preparing for Success in the Quantitative    63 (1)
      Reasoning Subtest
      Working Well on Test Day                     63 (1)
      Practising Quantitative Reasoning            64 (25)
        Numerical presentation 1                   65 (2)
        Numerical presentation 2                   67 (3)
        Numerical presentation 3                   70 (3)
        Numerical presentation 4                   73 (1)
        Numerical presentation 5                   74 (3)
        Numerical presentation 6                   77 (3)
        Numerical presentation 7                   80 (4)
        Numerical presentation 8                   84 (2)
        Numerical presentation 9                   86 (3)
    Chapter 6 Looking at Pretty Patterns: The      89 (22)
    Abstract Reasoning Subtest
      Figuring Out the Format of the Abstract      90 (1)
      Reasoning Subtest
      Working Out Patterns in the Abstract         91 (1)
      Reasoning Subtest
      Coping with the Abstract Reasoning           91 (1)
      Subtest on Test Day
      Practising Abstract Reasoning                92 (19)
        Display 1                                  93 (1)
        Display 2                                  94 (1)
        Display 3                                  95 (1)
        Display 4                                  96 (1)
        Display 5                                  97 (1)
        Display 6                                  98 (1)
        Display 7                                  99 (1)
        Display 8                                  100(2)
        Display 9                                  102(2)
        Display 10                                 104(1)
        Display 11                                 105(2)
        Display 12                                 107(1)
        Display 13                                 108(3)
    Chapter 7 Deciphering the Code: The            111(30)
    Decision Analysis Subtest
      Decoding the Format of the Decision          112(1)
      Analysis Subtest
      Preparing for Success in the Decision        113(1)
      Analysis Subtest
      Making the Right Decisions on Test Day       113(1)
      Practising Decision Analysis                 114(27)
        Scenario                                   115(26)
  Part III Practice Tests                          141(168)
    Chapter 8 Practice Test One                    143(50)
      Verbal Reasoning                             144(11)
        Passage 1                                  144(1)
        Passage 2                                  145(1)
        Passage 3                                  146(1)
        Passage 4                                  147(1)
        Passage 5                                  148(1)
        Passage 6                                  149(1)
        Passage 7                                  150(1)
        Passage 8                                  151(1)
        Passage 9                                  152(1)
        Passage 10                                 153(1)
        Passage 11                                 154(1)
      Quantitative Reasoning                       155(14)
        Numerical presentation 1                   155(2)
        Numerical presentation 2                   157(1)
        Numerical presentation 3                   158(2)
        Numerical presentation 4                   160(1)
        Numerical presentation 5                   161(1)
        Numerical presentation 6                   162(2)
        Numerical presentation 7                   164(2)
        Numerical presentation 8                   166(1)
        Numerical presentation 9                   167(2)
      Abstract Reasoning                           169(13)
        Display 1                                  169(1)
        Display 2                                  170(1)
        Display 3                                  171(1)
        Display 4                                  172(1)
        Display 5                                  173(1)
        Display 6                                  174(1)
        Display 7                                  175(1)
        Display 8                                  176(1)
        Display 9                                  177(1)
        Display 10                                 178(1)
        Display 11                                 179(1)
        Display 12                                 180(1)
        Display 13                                 181(1)
      Decision Analysis                            182(11)
        Scenario                                   182(11)
    Chapter 9 Practice Test One: Answers and       193(34)
    Explanations
      Verbal Reasoning                             193(10)
      Quantitative Reasoning                       203(9)
      Abstract Reasoning                           212(5)
        Display 1                                  212(1)
        Display 2                                  212(1)
        Display 3                                  212(1)
        Display 4                                  213(1)
        Display 5                                  213(1)
        Display 6                                  214(1)
        Display 7                                  214(1)
        Display 8                                  214(1)
        Display 9                                  215(1)
        Display 10                                 215(1)
        Display 11                                 216(1)
        Display 12                                 216(1)
        Display 13                                 216(1)
      Decision Analysis                            217(10)
    Chapter 10 Practice Test Two                   227(50)
      Verbal Reasoning                             228(11)
        Passage 1                                  228(1)
        Passage 2                                  229(1)
        Passage 3                                  230(1)
        Passage 4                                  231(1)
        Passage 5                                  232(1)
        Passage 6                                  233(1)
        Passage 7                                  234(1)
        Passage 8                                  235(1)
        Passage 9                                  236(1)
        Passage 10                                 237(1)
        Passage 11                                 238(1)
      Quantitative Reasoning                       239(15)
        Numerical presentation 1                   239(2)
        Numerical presentation 2                   241(1)
        Numerical presentation 3                   242(2)
        Numerical presentation 4                   244(1)
        Numerical presentation 5                   245(1)
        Numerical presentation 6                   246(2)
        Numerical presentation 7                   248(2)
        Numerical presentation 8                   250(2)
        Numerical presentation 9                   252(2)
      Abstract Reasoning                           254(13)
        Display 1                                  254(1)
        Display 2                                  255(1)
        Display 3                                  256(1)
        Display 4                                  257(1)
        Display 5                                  258(1)
        Display 6                                  259(1)
        Display 7                                  260(1)
        Display 8                                  261(1)
        Display 9                                  262(1)
        Display 10                                 263(1)
        Display 11                                 264(1)
        Display 12                                 265(1)
        Display 13                                 266(1)
      Decision Analysis                            267(10)
        Scenario                                   267(10)
    Chapter 11 Practice Test Two: Answers and      277(32)
    Explanations
      Verbal Reasoning                             277(9)
      Quantitative Reasoning                       286(8)
      Abstract Reasoning                           294(5)
        Display 1                                  294(1)
        Display 2                                  294(1)
        Display 3                                  294(1)
        Display 4                                  295(1)
        Display 5                                  295(1)
        Display 6                                  296(1)
        Display 7                                  296(1)
        Display 8                                  296(1)
        Display 9                                  297(1)
        Display 10                                 297(1)
        Display 11                                 297(1)
        Display 12                                 298(1)
        Display 13                                 298(1)
      Decision Analysis                            299(10)
  Part IV The Part of Tens                         309(10)
    Chapter 12 Ten Steps to Help You Get into      311(4)
    Medical or Dental School
      Deciding Whether Medicine or Dentistry is    311(1)
      Right for You
      Achieving the Best Grades                    312(1)
      Doing Your Research                          312(1)
      Get Your Personal Statement Right            312(1)
      Revising for Your Exams                      312(1)
      Practising Your Interview Skills             312(1)
      Staying Up-to-Date with Medicine and         313(1)
      Dentistry
      Sticking to the Timescale                    313(1)
      Reducing Your Anxiety                        313(1)
      Having a Life beyond Medicine or Dentistry   313(2)
    Chapter 13 Ten Ways to Stay Cool Under         315(4)
    Pressure
      Keeping Things in Perspective                315(1)
      Accepting That It's Your Choice              315(1)
      Sticking to Your Plan                        316(1)
      Breathing Deeply                             316(1)
      Relaxing Progressively                       316(1)
      Trying Visualisation Exercises               317(1)
      Becoming Familiar with the Application       317(1)
      Process
      Steering Clear of Denial                     318(1)
      Avoiding Upsetting Other People              318(1)
      Taking a Break                               318(1)
Index                                              319
 

The UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) is a standardized test used as an entrance examination for the majority of medical and dental schools in the UK. Its purpose is to test the likely aptitude of a candidate for a clinical career. UKCAT For Dummies provides readers with the review materials they need to score well on the UKCAT and make medical school a reality, featuring: * A proven UKCAT preparation program with a five-year history of success* Hundreds of a practice questions and explanations* Test-taking strategies that work* Information and advice on the entire application process from Drs. Chris Chopdar and Neel Burton

Contents
Introduction 1 Part IUniversity 9 Chapter 2: Dissecting UKCAT 17 Chapter 3: Taking Tests: UKCAT Strategies that Work 29 Part II: Examining the Subtests 35 Chapter 4: Reading Between the Lines: The Verbal Reasoning Subtest 37 Chapter 5: Making Things Add Up: The Quantitative Reasoning Subtest 61 Chapter 6: Looking at Pretty Patterns: The Abstract Reasoning Subtest 89 Chapter 7: Deciphering the Code: The Decision Analysis Subtest 111 Part III: Practice Tests 141 Chapter 8: Practice Test One 143 Chapter 9: Practice Test One: Answers and Explanations 193 Chapter 10: Practice Test Two 227 Chapter 11: Practice Test Two: Answers and Explanations 277 Part IV: The Part of Tens 309 Chapter 12: Ten Steps to Help You Get into Medical or Dental School 311 Chapter 13: Ten Ways to Stay Cool Under Pressure 315 Index 319