GAMSAT


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GAMSATGraduate Australian Medical School Admissions Test
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Information on the GAMSAT exam can be found at http://gamsat.acer.edu.au/ and you can register for the exam online via this link.
Each university each year will set a cut off mark for the GAMSAT exam that will be sufficient for gaining an interview.
* GAMSAT practice exam--do it beforehand, following time limits, as it gives you a good idea as to how fast you need to answer questions.
* Work at an incredible speed--the hardest thing about the GAMSAT exam is that you have very little time to answer questions.
You cannot really study for the GAMSAT exam as it tests more your accumulated knowledge over undergrad training, however some people who have no biological science training crammed for the GAMSAT and did well.
GAMSAT exam prep courses--my advice is don't bother.
From time of GAMSAT application to the first day of med school can take over a year depending how early you apply for GAMSAT.
Results: When your mark for the GAMSAT finally arrives you can decide if it is good enough to apply for any of the med schools offering the MBBS graduate program.
Most universities have varying weighting they put onto the GAMSAT score and your GPA, i.e.
In this case offers are based on GAMSAT score and GPA.