31st August 2023
Where Can I Apply if I am Currently Studying at University?
Are you already studying a degree at university and thinking of applying to study medicine or dentistry? If so, the requirements differ compared to if you are a standard, or school leaver applicant. Not all universities will accept students who are currently studying at university into their medical or dental programs, but some will. Furthermore, applying as a non-standard applicant can be ...
24th August 2023
I’m interested in studying medicine: Which subjects should I choose in year 11 and 12?
Your ATAR is often just as important as your UCAT score when it comes to applying for medical schools in Australia. Because of this, a lot of discussion around choosing subjects for senior high school remains. Here are four factors to consider when choosing subjects, in order of importance. 1. University prerequisities Some universities have prerequisite subjects that you mus ...
21st July 2023
How Will Universities Use UCAT ANZ Scores?
With the UCAT testing period soon to be over and with students receiving their UCAT ANZ results, a common question is: how will universities use UCAT scores? Every university is different when it comes to entry into medicine and dentistry, and entry requirements can be complicated and confusing. Most undergraduate medical and dentistry courses across Australia and New Zealand require candid ...
28th June 2023
How Will Medical Schools Use UCAT? Here's a Summary
A common question asked by medicine hopefuls is how UCAT will be used to select applicants into medical school. Most universities use a combination of three factors when selecting students into medicine or dentistry. These include: UCAT ANZ scores (either cognitive subtests* only, or all UCAT subtests) Medical interview performance Academic performance (ATAR / IB or GPA) ...
14th June 2023
UCAT Intensive Classes Starting Soon!
Do you feel you a need for additional guidance for the upcoming UCAT? Did you miss the MedEntry 12-week UCAT Weekly Classes? Don’t despair! MedEntry is running a set of four UCAT Intensive Classes, running on both Saturday and Sunday across two weekends at the end of June and start of July. Who teaches the UCAT Intensive Classes? UCAT Intensive Classes will be run by an ...
25th May 2023
ATTENTION PARENTS: 5 Ways to Help your Son or Daughter in the Lead up to the UCAT
Year 12 is a stressful time. Add in UCAT and the pressures of getting into medicine, and stress levels can rapidly sky rocket. As a parent it is easy to succumb to feelings of powerless as you watch your son or daughter struggle to prepare for such an important and difficult exam. However, there are many things you can do to boost their performance and have a positive impact on their wellbeing ...
2nd May 2023
Which Medical Schools can I apply to if I am currently studying at University?
Certain medical schools, such as Monash University, do not allow candidates to apply if they are currently studying at university or have completed an undergraduate degree – they only accept school leavers. However, many universities do accept students who are currently studying at university. This blog outlines them in detail, including who is eligible and how students are selected. ...
25th April 2023
Medicine – The Big Picture
So you’re going into your final year of schooling, and you’re super duper set on being a doctor. There are lots of ways you can keep hold of medicine as a big picture throughout this long and sometimes arduous year. By putting some of these points into action now, you will increase your chances of getting straight into med, pump up your motivation over the year, and be an awesome d ...
4th April 2023
FREE UCAT Packages for Rural South Australians!
MedEntry is proud to partner with the government-funded Rural Doctors Workforce Agency (RDWA) to provide free MedEntry UCAT Platinum Packages to rural South Australians. Improving access to UCAT preparation for rural students is part of MedEntry's commitment to Australian healthcare, and to widening access into medicine. What is RDWA? RDWA, or the Rural Doctors Wo ...
12th March 2023
Want to be a Doctor? Here's 5 things you should know
Want to be a doctor one day? There are a few things you should know before embarking on your journey. This blog outlines them. 1. There are A LOT of students in the same position as you It really is remarkable how many people want to study medicine. This is both good and bad news for you. The bad part is how small most medical cohorts are, which makes medical entry extremely co ...