Gamsat Essay Course

GAMSAT Essay Masters: 90 GAMSAT Essay Examples written by GAMSAT experts

Aims of the Course

Students who complete the course should:

  • Be able to deliver a sophisticated response to virtually any essay topic imaginable by ACER
  • Recall and apply a detailed essay template for both Task A and Task B. This consequently promotes maximisation of time in the exam
  • Finally, build a robust mental database of essay positions, arguments, and evidence bases for all possible essay stimuli

Course Structure

The course includes:

  • GAMSAT Essay Masters Theory Module (CR107-01): Firstly, this online learning module helps students to understand and build a detailed essay structure template. The module defines the role and structure of each paragraph of the essay down to the sentence, leaving students with little doubt as to how to form their essay. The student is then able to use the template for every essay they complete. This allows students to prepare their response for Section II of GAMSAT before they set foot in the testing centre.
  • Essay Masters Collection (CR107-02 – CR107-07): After completion of their structure template, students review 90 different GAMSAT sample essays via the 9 modules comprising the Essay Masters Collection. These GAMSAT sample essays help to inform the future works of students, and demonstrate how high-quality essays can be produced in a very short amount of time via use of a perfected essay template structure. These modules also include regular tasks for students to complete in order to master the art of GAMSAT essay writing.
The GAMSAT Essay Masters Course (CR107) is the premier course for demonstrating how to write the ultimate GAMSAT essay. This objective is achieved through the detailed explanation of essay writing structure. Students are provided with a sentence-by-sentence walk-through of how to write the ultimate GAMSAT essay. Additionally, students receive access to a library of GAMSAT essays written by students who have achieved 80+ in the exam. Through the GAMSAT essay examples Masters Collection (GAMSAT sample essays), students gain deeper knowledge of the essay topics, and also excellent insights into application of the essay structure.

Overall, the GAMSAT Essay Masters course is suitable for students wishing to build greater knowledge of both essay content and structure.

Course Content & GAMSAT Essay Examples

Before working through the GAMSAT essay examples, course participants must complete an orientation module (CR107-01) which includes essay writing theory, detailed notes on structure, and activities for students to complete including completion of their own custom essay template.

After completion of the first modules, students move through the Essay Masters library via the following modules:

  • CR107-02: Task A Topics 1
  • CR107-03: Task A Topics 2
  • CR107-04: Task A Topics 3
  • CR107-05: Task B Topics 1
  • CR107-06: Task B Topics 2
  • CR107-07: Task B Topics 3

Through completion of these modules, students will become experts in the following GAMSAT essay topics:

Ambition

Age

Asylum seekers

Biotechnology

Capitalism

Certainty

Change

Charity

Consumerism

Contentment

Courage

Death

Deception

Digitalism

Diplomacy

Disability

Doubt

Dreaming

Education

Envy

Equality

Euthanasia

Foreign aid

Forgiveness

Friendship

Genocide

Global warming

Greed

Happiness

Hesitation

Homosexuality

Hope

Human rights

Humility

Idealism

Idleness

Imagination

Intelligence

Jealousy

Justice

Knowledge

Life

Marriage

Medicine & Disease

Modesty

Money

Nuclear weapons

Optimism

Patience

Perfection

Poverty

Power

Prejudice

Punishment

Religion

Science

Segregation

Sexual Equality

Slavery

Superstition

Sustainability

Technology

Temptation

Terrorism

Time

Tolerance

War

Wisdom

After completing a detailed reading of each essay, students are required to complete tasks including:

  • Additional readings from recommended texts and newspapers
  • Specific essay exam exercises for each of the above essay topics
  • Further biographical research into authors of quotes and quote ideas

Course Locations and Dates

This course is delivered online, and is available for enrolment year-round. Note that this course will become available in late January 2017.

Enrolment

For registration and payment, click ‰Add to Cart‰ at the top of the page.

Course fees include access to the online modules for 365 days.

Further fees apply for extensions and may only be granted on application.

Please refer to our published refunds policy as a condition of enrolment.

Entry Requirements

The GAMSAT Essay Masters Course (CR107) is a pre-medical subject designed for students who wish to pursue a future career in medicine. All students should consult the ACER Information Booklet and the Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admissions Guide for specific information regarding eligibility requirements to specific University Medical Schools.

Academic Faculty

The GAMSAT Essay Masters Course (CR107) is designed and supervised by essay tutors accredited by senior medical supervisors. Essay tutors have higher degrees in humanities or law, at a minimum Masters or Doctorate Level (AQF Level 9 or 10).

The essays that form a component of this course were written by students who achieved 80 in Section II of GAMSAT (corresponding to the 100th percentile). Each essay was then reviewed by METC Institute expert essay markers before being considered for inclusion in this course.

3-day GAMSAT Science Review Schedule • 3-day GAMSAT Practice Test and Review Schedule
2nd Practice GAMSAT GS-6 (AKA HEAPS-1, the first exam in our new 10 Full-length Mock Exam book)

GAMSAT Science Review Schedule

BRAND NEW free 1-day bridging course: In the morning, science students can review Section 1 and 2 practice and strategies. Non-science students cover basic science to prepare for the next 2 days of review. In the mid-afternoon, both groups review GAMSAT graphing with practice questions and worked solutions (PBL).

Day 1: Bonus Bridging Gold Standard GAMSAT Course

TimeScience Background*Non-science Background*
09:00 - 09:30Introduction, group assignmentsIntroduction, group assignments
09:30 - 11:10Section 1 Test: Reasoning in Humanities and Social SciencesInteractive PBL: Elementary Physical Sciences followed by 10 minute break
11:10 - 12:10Section 2 Test: Written Communication (2 essays)Interactive PBL: Elementary Organic Chemistry
12:10 - 01:10Lunch and Selected Small Group TutorialsLunch and Selected Small Group Tutorials
01:10 - 02:10Discussion of Section 1 and 2 strategies, examplesDiscussion of Section 1 and 2 strategies, examples
02:10 - 02:30BreakBreak
02:30 - 03:30Introduction to GAMSAT Graphs† Introduction to GAMSAT Graphs†
03:30 - 05:30PBL: GAMSAT-level Graph MCQsPBL: GAMSAT-level Graph MCQs
05:30 - 06:00Optional: Additional essayOptional: Additional essay

* We realise that not everyone fits cleanly in either of these categories so it comes down to a personal choice. If you have a remote science background, little or no science in your formal university education then these are generally regarded as “Non-science Background”.

†Most of "Introduction to GAMSAT Graphs" involves graphs related to Biology.

Day 2: Physical Sciences Review (Section 3)

09:00 - 10:45Physics Interactive Focus on High-yield Topics + Problem-Based Learning Approach
10:45 - 11:00Break
11:00 - 12:00Interactive Problem Session: Physics
12:00 - 01:00Lunch and Selected Small Group Tutorials
01:00 - 02:45Lecture: Physics, General Chemistry
02:45 - 03:00Break
03:00 - 05:00Interactive Problem Session: General Chemistry
05:00 - 05:30Summary
05:30 - 06:30Selected Small Group Tutorials

Day 3: Biological Sciences Review (Section 3)

09:00 - 10:45Biology Content + Interpreting Experiments, Tables and Graphs
10:45 - 11:00Break
11:00 - 12:00Interactive Problem Session: Biology
12:00 - 01:00Lunch and Selected Small Group Tutorials
01:00 - 02:45Lecture: Biology, Organic Chemistry
02:45 - 03:00Break
03:00 - 05:00Interactive Problem Session: Organic Chemistry
05:00 - 05:30Summary
05:30 - 06:30Selected Small Group Tutorials

Our bridging course is bonus study time that you can use in whatever way benefits you most. You can attend in full or in part. You can bring other study materials if you wish.

Our Gold Standard GAMSAT Courses schedules are likely outlines of our courses but may be somewhat modified without notification depending on class size and need, as well as any suggested or announced changes to the real GAMSAT, or other unforeseen circumstances. We prioritise preparing students for the real exam rather than teaching topics which are no longer relevant.


GAMSAT Practice Test and Review Schedule

BRAND NEW: 1 extra day added in order to cover advanced GAMSAT topics and to apply PBL to the review of the content from the full-length practice test.

Day 4: Full-length GAMSAT Practice Test GS-5 Mock Exam (AKA HEAPS-5, the fifth exam in our new 10 Full-length Mock Exam book)

09:00 - 09:30Preliminary information, preparing documents
09:30 - 11:10Section 1: Reasoning in Humanities and Social Sciences
11:10 - 12:10Section 2: Written Communication (2 essays)
12:10 - 01:10Lunch, Selected Small Group Tutorials
01:10 - 04:00Section 3: Reasoning in Biological and Physical Sciences
04:00 - 04:30Break
04:30 - 05:00MCQ Correction and Discussion

Day 5: GAMSAT Practice Test Review GS-5 Mock Exam (AKA HEAPS-5, the fifth exam in our new 10 Full-length Mock Exam book) + PBL

09:00 - 10:45Section 1 Strategies; Open Floor to Student Questions, Section 1 and 2
10:45 - 11:00Break
11:00 - 12:00Section 2 Strategies; Volunteers Read Essays
12:00 - 01:00Lunch and Selected Small Group Tutorials
01:00 - 02:45Section 3 Strategies; Discuss Worked Solutions
02:45 - 03:00Break
03:00 - 05:00Open Floor to Questions about any Section

Day 6: GAMSAT Practice Test Review and Advanced GAMSAT PBL

This brand new session will cover advanced GAMSAT topics and apply PBL to the review of the content from the full-length practice test.


2nd Practice GAMSAT GS-6 (AKA HEAPS-1, the first exam in our new 10 Full-length Mock Exam book)

Day 7: 2nd Full-length GAMSAT Practice Test (GS-6 Mock Exam)

09:00 - 09:30Preliminary information, preparing documents
09:30 - 11:10Section 1: Reasoning in Humanities and Social Sciences
11:10 - 12:10Section 2: Written Communication (2 essays)
12:10 - 01:10Lunch
01:10 - 04:00Section 3: Reasoning in Biological and Physical Sciences
04:00 - 04:30MCQ Correction
04:30 - 05:00Open discussion, Final tips

Our Gold Standard GAMSAT Courses schedules are likely outlines of our courses but may be somewhat modified without notification depending on class size and need, as well as any suggested or announced changes to the real GAMSAT, or other unforeseen circumstances. We prioritise preparing students for the real exam rather than teaching topics which are no longer relevant.

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