What is the GAMSAT?
Reasoning in the Humanities and Social Sciences
75 multiple choice questions
Poems, excerpts from plays, passages, cartoons, tables
Understand, interpret, judge, relate
This section is fast paced, requires the ability to rapidly read and interpret a variety of genres, to reason and think critically about unfamiliar stimuli
To excel you will need mental fitness, a step by step approach (A MediRed Strategic Advantage!) and lots of practice!
Reasoning in the Biological and Physical Sciences
110 multiple choice questions
Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Analyse/ Interpret/ Compare/Calculate/ Estimate/ Extrapolate
ACER doubles the mark of Section III in calculation of your Overall Result
This section requires a level of background science knowledge, mental fitness and the ability to quickly interpret and manipulate scientific information in a way that is unique to the GAMSAT
You need to develop a way of thinking that takes you beyond scientific knowledge to scientific understanding, the GAMSAT way (another MediRed Strategic Advantage).
Multiple Choice strategy can further improve your competitive edge (yes we have a strategy for this too!)
Assessed according to both thought/content and organisation/expression
Part A essay is "Expository and argumentative"
Part B essay is "Reflective and discursive"
This section required the ability to produce two interesting, well structured essays under time pressure
You need rapid generation of interesting ideas (MediRed Strategic Advantage!), an essay structure that allows you to write mature and intelligent essays under pressure (yes, we have a strategy for this too!) and lots of essay writing practice!