UCAT and Personal Statement Workshop

This combined preparation course helps students acquire the skills, knowledge and confidence required to complete the UCAT test, as well as write and draft a strong and relevant personal statement for university admission.

Suitable for: Students applying to study Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine at university.

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Aims

To gain knowledge on how to effectively prepare and successfully complete the UCAT aptitude test, as well as the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to write a strong and relevant personal statement.

Objectives

Personal Statement:

  • Outline correct structure, style and content of a good personal statement and identify the possible content of each student.
  • Outline how to identify your strengths and achievements, and how to appropriately outline these within the personal statement.
  • Assistance planning, drafting and reviewing your personal statement that matches attributes with university requirements.

UCAT:

  • Become acquainted with the UCAT process.
  • Outline the various test strategies and discuss which will work best for you.
  • Practise proven score-boosting techniques.
  • Learn how to approach each type of question.
  • Complete mock exam questions.
  • Identify areas of weakness to target for improvement.
  • Understand the significance of each section, as well what it wants you to demonstrate:
    • Abstract Reasoning section.
    • Verbal Reasoning section.
    • Decision Making section.
    • Quantitative Reasoning section.
    • Situational Judgement section.

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Application and Interview Skills Preparation Package

UCAT Preparation Course

Personal Statement Workshop

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At the end of the course delegates should be able to:

  • Recognise and discuss their own achievements and positive qualities in preparation for writing their personal statement.
  • Understand how to structure their personal statement including word count, type font and which important details to include.
  • Outline what things to avoid and know where to go for further information and guidance about personal statements.
  • Discuss the UCAT test.
  • Understand different test strategies.
  • Discuss the abstract reasoning section of the test.
  • Discuss the verbal reasoning section of the test.
  • Discuss the decision making section of the test.
  • Discuss the quantitative reasoning section of the test.
  • Discuss to situational judgement section of the test.
  • Our tutor has over 30 years teaching experience and has trained over 500 students on how to tackle the questions using the best strategies.
  • Our course is limited to small class numbers allowing students the opportunity to practice mock exam papers under the guidance and advice of our expert tutor.
  • The course includes comprehensive workbooks for each testing strategy, draft personal statement and email post course support.

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Cost

£150.00

Time

9.30am – 4pm

 

Location

Kingsbridge Training Academy
10 Falcon Way, Boucher Road,
Belfast, BT12 6SQ

 

*Price correct as of Spring 2022