1. Have a look at the size of the square you are supposed to write your essay on. It is small – you have to be very disciplined to get all the relevant facts in. You must therefore plan. Use the planning sheet they provide and put bullet points down.If you are someone who writes quickly it would be best to do your essay in rough to make sure it fits.
2. The BMAT questions usually start with a statement and then they ask you 2 or 3 questions related to the statement. You must answer each section – thisusually translates into 3 paragraphs.
3. Try to end with a flourish.
1 He who conceals his disease cannot expect to be cured
Why might a patient conceal their illness?How should a doctor deal with such a patient. What is the most important ethical principle on a situation like this.
2. There is more to healing than the application of scientific knowledge.Explain this statement. What else is important in medicine
3. We Don’t Live in a World Of Reality, We live in a World of Perception. What do you understand the above statement to mean? Provide examples of how we live in a world of reality and how we live in world of perceptions. What is the common ground between reality and perception.