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UCAT ANZ vs ISAT: Everything you should know.

UCAT is a university entrance exam that is taken in New Zealand and Australia. UCAT is the acronym for the University Clinical Aptitude Test and is administered by the UCAT ANZ Consortium of universities in Australia and New Zealand. The ISAT is known as the

Tips to Ace the BMAT

The BMAT consists of three sections, each of which is scored separately. In the multiple-choice sections (Sections 1 and 2), the score is based on the number of questions that you answer correctly and is reported on the scale of 1.0 to 9.0. According to

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

Reading Skills for the IELTS Exam

The Reading Comprehension task of the IELTS exam requires you to utilize some effective reading strategies for a good score. Here are some popular tips that have helped many IELTS test takers achieve flying colors on the IELTS Reading section. Identify Context Clues It can’t

Receptive English Language Skills: Reading and Listening

Before taking the IELTS or the TOEFL tests, it is imperative to have a grasp of the sections that are evaluated. In the tests, the four language skills are being measured to determine a candidate’s ability to understand and use English.   In education, the

Strike up the Bands: Understanding IELTS Scores

The IELTS scoring system is quite an enigmatic one. First off, it goes up to an arbitrary number of 9. Why not 10? Why not 11? Some IELTS researchers say it comes from Dante Alighieri’s work The Divine Comedy, in which the author travels through

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
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