There are 30 scenarios and 186 items to be tested.
- What is the pass mark for the SJT?
- What is considered a good SJT score?
- Is the SJT multiple choice?
- Can you fail the SJT?
- Can I retake SJT?
- How are SJT points calculated?
- Is SJT timed?
- Can you wear headphones during AAMC SJT?
- How much does the SJT cost?
- Is the SJT important?
- What is the SJT AAMC?
- What is SJT premed?
- Do you need to study for the SJT?
What is the pass mark for the SJT?
50 points will be given to the SJT. The SJT doesn’t have a pass mark and won’t have negative marking. The range of scores and scores is dependent on the composition of the paper and the scoring key.
What is considered a good SJT score?
There is a standard deviation of 4.16 for the MeanSJT Score from Overall applicants in 2020. You have a 68.2% chance of scoring between 78.69 and 87.01.
Is the SJT multiple choice?
If faced with this situation, the candidate’s job is to choose between these possible options and judge which is the most effective course of action to take and which action they would take if faced with that situation. There are no answers other than the options listed in the SJT.
Can you fail the SJT?
There is no way to know if you passed or failed. There will be a review for applicants who have low scores. Refer to the Applicant Handbook for more detailed information on the marking of the SJT.
Can I retake SJT?
The AAMC SJT exam can be attempted once during the testing year of 2021. You can take the exam again in 2021. Attempts are when no-shows or starting but not finishing the exam are considered.
How are SJT points calculated?
You will get 50 points for completing the test. You will receive an EPM score of up to 50 points, which is calculated using your Decile Score and any points you may gain for Educational Achievements.
Is SJT timed?
Judgemental tests are timed so you need to be careful. Don’t think about a single scenario too long. The best time to take the test is in a quiet place. The scenarios should be realistic.
Can you wear headphones during AAMC SJT?
Selecting a room that is carefully controlled for noise and movement is a requirement of noise reduction. You can’t have headphones in the room while you’re testing. Prior approval from the AAMC is required for using earplugs.
How much does the SJT cost?
The first two cycles of the SJT are free. It costs $10 to take the test and an additional $10 to send it to the school of your choice.
Is the SJT important?
The AAMC Situational Judgment Test is designed to help medical schools assess pre-professional competencies that have been shown to impact the long-term performance of an individual as a medical professional.
What is the SJT AAMC?
The AAMC Situational Judgement Test is a standardized exam that asks you to evaluate the effectiveness of a series of behavioral responses to a series of scenarios.
What is SJT premed?
The AAMC SJT is a standardized test that presents a series of hypothetical scenarios and asks examinees to evaluate the effectiveness of a series of behavioral responses to each scenario.
Do you need to study for the SJT?
It is possible to prepare for the SJT. It is important to understand the core material in the Good Medical Practice guidelines and study the practice questions and answers on the official UKFPO website. This exam is just as important as any medical exam you’ve ever taken.