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GAMSAT trial exams?
« on: December 05, 2011, 01:13:05 pm »
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Can anyone link me to a practice GAMSAT exam? Or do I have to purchase them of those money hungry companies?
I just wanted to see the structure of the GAMSAT and if it's similar to the UMAT

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Re: GAMSAT trial exams?
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2011, 01:19:55 pm »
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You probably have to buy them.
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Re: GAMSAT trial exams?
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2011, 02:13:01 pm »
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Can anyone link me to a practice GAMSAT exam? Or do I have to purchase them of those money hungry companies?
I just wanted to see the structure of the GAMSAT and if it's similar to the UMAT

read through already available info

http://gamsat.acer.edu.au/about-gamsat/structure-and-content/

http://www.ellipsoid.org/wp-content/uploads/downloads/2011/05/gmac-admissions-guide-2012.pdf

ACER provides sample questions and tests to simulate the real style and format of gamsat

http://gamsat.acer.edu.au/prepare/practice-material/

Please dont fall prey to thinking you need the $1400 'titanium package ' http://comptext.com.au/discounted-attendance-packages/melbourne-titanium-package/ to do well in the gamsat
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Re: GAMSAT trial exams?
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2011, 02:33:15 pm »
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If you want to see the layout I can shoot you a photo of some of the question styles, but in general practice material isn't really available for free.

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Re: GAMSAT trial exams?
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2011, 03:43:20 pm »
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Thanks for the links! I guess I completely misjudged the GAMSAT, initially I thought it was just really difficult physics/chem/bio questions, but now I see it's much like the UMAT in the sense that it tests your on the spot thinking skills, similar to the GAT perhaps? I can't believe there is essay writing! Awesome. But I'm still pretty clueless on the question types. Any help would be appreciated Russ!

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« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2011, 04:24:18 pm »
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Moved it to the GAMSAT forum.

What examples do you want to see, science or humanities? I'll post a couple later tonight when I find my stuff

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« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2011, 04:43:40 pm »
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Wow I wonder how many people sign up for the $1.4k package :o That's just crazy!!!
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« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2011, 08:40:04 pm »
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Yes, they prey on the vulnerable and credulous.

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« Reply #8 on: December 05, 2011, 08:45:19 pm »
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Less libel please. Des are actually a pretty decent organisation compared to some of the others.

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« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2011, 11:49:57 am »
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I have nothing against their materials, I bought some myself actually, 2nd hand of course and for a small fraction on the retail price. I wouldn't recommend using des books alone especially for the sciences but in conjunction with textbooks as much knowledge is already assumed, its more of a summary really. But honestly I doubt anyone would pay $1400, unless they're quite affluent.