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How to Answer Medical School Interview Questions MMI

Receiving a Medical school interview invitation is exciting and daunting at the same time. Only 10% of applicants successfully get accepted into a Singapore medical school, whether it is the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine at NTU or Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Words of Caution

Has anybody ever told you to choose your words carefully? Well, when it comes to the English language, you need to keep a guard not only on your tongue, but also on your pen (or keyboard). As you most probably know, a great deal of

Acing the Critical Reasoning Tasks on the ISAT

Critical Reasoning is one of the two aspects tested on ISAT— the 3-hour online examination for entry to med-schools in Australia, New Zealand and Tasmania. As described in the official website, Critical Reasoning (CR) “involves comprehending and analyzing information; understanding, applying and extending ideas; drawing

Four Steps to Demystify the TOEFL Integrated Writing Task

The TOEFL Writing Section consists of two tasks: one integrated and one independent. The latter one is nothing short of an ordinary essay that expresses and supports an opinion. The former involves first reading a text, then listening to a recording, and finally, writing a

The IELTS & TOEFL Writing Process

The writing sections of the IELTS and the TOEFL exam require a thorough understanding of the task or prompt. Not only that, a working technique is needed to ace the organization and development of your essay. One of them is recognizing the different stages of

BMAT vs. UCAT for the Singaporean Student

The Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT) and University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) are essential parts of your medical school application. Both tests are equally challenging and require adequate preparation to attain competitive scores. Here are some factors to consider when deciding on whether to take either

How to Avoid Resitting the BMAT

If you’re thinking about applying to study Medicine in the UK or at the NTU Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, you’ve probably already glanced at the admissions requirements and noticed the BMAT requirement. Not only must you take this test, but most medical programmes

How to Get into Duke NUS Medical School

Duke NUS is a post-graduate medical school programme and is an extremely selective MD, not MBSS, programme that many Singaporean medical hopefuls set their sights on. Unlike local undergraduate medical schools like NUS and NTU, Duke-NUS is only for graduate entry, which means that you

Graduate Entry Medicine: MCAT vs. GAMSAT

If you’ve decided to apply to a Graduate Entry Medicine programme and have begun to narrow down the list of schools you’ll be applying to, an important application prerequisite to consider might be whether to take the MCAT or the GAMSAT. But how do you

To GRE or to GMAT?

For those of you embarking on your journey to graduate school, one of the biggest hurdles is the standardized testing requirement. But which test should you choose – the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Exam (GRE)?   Firstly, different tests are
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