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  • Writer's pictureMegan Richardson

Top Tips to ACE Section 1 of the BMAT

Scoring Highly on BMAT Section 1

BMAT Section 1 or the thinking skills section involves testing two skills, your problem-solving skills and your critical thinking skills. The questions are comparable to those you would find in Verbal Reasoning and Decision Making in the UCAT. There are 32 multiple-choice questions assessed over 60 minutes.

Each question in this section is worth 1 mark. This is then converted to the standard BMAT scoring, which is scaled from 1 to 9, with 9 being the highest.

The BMAT Section 1 can feel a little alien and daunting. Here are some top tips to help you through!

Tip 1: Be careful which past papers you use