BMAT Section 3 Essay - Everything you need to know | BMAT Tips series | Summary and Q&A

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August 30, 2017
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BMAT Section 3 Essay - Everything you need to know | BMAT Tips series

TL;DR

Learn how to tackle section three of the B Map by understanding the limited writing space, scoring system, and preparation tactics.

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Key Insights

  • 🤔 Section three of the B Map can be approached by thinking of it as writing three paragraphs, rather than a full essay.
  • 💯 Scoring in section three is based on content and grammar, with higher scores achieved by using nice language and explaining points effectively.
  • 😒 Preparation for section three should include practicing timed essays and thorough planning to make the best use of the limited writing space.

Transcript

hey guys welcome back to the bee map tip series my name is Ali and in this video we're going to be talking about section three everyone gets worried about section three because it's it's billed as it's writing tasks it's s saying that you have to write but I I personally thought the section three was probably the easiest part of the beam out and in... Read More

Questions & Answers

Q: How much space is available for writing in section three?

The answer sheet for section three is an A4 page, with only three-quarters available for writing. It is important to be concise and focus on writing three or four paragraphs within that limited space.

Q: How is section three scored in the B Map?

Section three is scored on content and grammar. The number score represents the content of the essay, while the letter grade reflects grammatical accuracy. Most universities use a cutoff of around 2.5 for admission.

Q: What are some tactics for preparing for section three?

Before the exam, it is recommended to practice timed essays and familiarize yourself with the space available. Plan your essays thoroughly, focusing on answering all sub-questions. Choose the question that you can best answer and spend sufficient time planning and organizing your thoughts before writing.

Q: Is it necessary to read specific materials to prepare for section three?

While it is helpful to stay up to date with healthcare news, actively reading medical ethics or other materials for section three might not be necessary. The most important aspect is to answer the question with clear points and explanations.

Summary & Key Takeaways

  • Section three of the B Map is often perceived as challenging, but it can be the easiest part if approached correctly.

  • The answer sheet provides limited space, so it is recommended to think of the section as writing three paragraphs instead of an essay.

  • Scoring in section three is based on content and grammar, with most people receiving an A or B for grammar. A score of three or above is generally considered good.

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