What is a good score for the SJT?

Generally, a score of band 1 or 2 is a ‘good’ score within the UCAT Situational Judgement Test.

How do I ace my SJT test?

Top 10 Tips to Pass a Situational Judgement Test

  1. An example situational judgement question decoded.
  2. 1) Know your role.
  3. 2) Identify the skill or quality being assessed.
  4. 3) Understand the mechanics.
  5. 4) Be yourself.
  6. 5) Study the solutions.
  7. 6) Read the instructions carefully.
  8. 7) Don’t overthink your answers.

Can you revise for the SJT?

In fact, SJT has been specifically designed not to assess clinical knowledge or skills, or academic ability. Rather, applicants are required to use their judgement about what is effective behaviour in a scenario directly relevant to a Foundation Doctor. UKFPO say the SJT cannot be revised for (but can be prepared for).

Is the SJT multiple choice?

It is the candidate’s job to choose between these possible options and judge which is the most effective course of action to take and therefore which action they would take if faced with this situation. SJTs are always multiple-choice; no answers other than the options listed are allowed.

How long is SJT exam?

The AAMC SJT is a 75-minute test. The total time, including the check-in and check-out, is approximately 90 minutes. Each scenario includes a short paragraph describing a situation and a range of options for how you could respond. Each scenario will have between four and eight possible responses.

How is situational Judgement marked?

Full marks are awarded for an item if the response matches the correct answer and partial marks awarded if the response is close to the correct answer. Scores for the Situational Judgement subtest are expressed in one of four bands, with Band 1 being the highest.

How do you get high marks on SJT?

Practice little and often can boost your score and give you confidence on the day of the exam. Being extremely familiar with the format of the paper and the answer sheet and preparing mentally to focus for an intense 140 minutes are key factors to succeeding in the SJT.

Do I need to prepare for SJT?

You do not need any prior clinical experience to do well. The test is comprised of 30 scenarios with 4 to 8 responses in each. The scenarios are not related to each other, so do not consider any information from earlier scenarios when you rate a new one. In each scenario you will assume the role of a medical student.

What is the lowest SJT score you can get?

SJT scores are reported on a 0 to 50 scale with the lowest possible score receiving 0.00 points and the highest possible score receiving 50.00 points.