27th September 2020
Med Entry test is the UCAT
Summary The Consortium of Australian School-Leaver Entry Medical Schools has decided not to renew their contract with ACER. This means that the UCAT (University Clinical Assessment Test) is now the medical entry test. MedEntry has intimate knowledge of UCAT and will be providing high quality UCAT resources for our students. What is UCAT? UCAT stands for University Clinical A ...
24th September 2020
UCAT ANZ Test Statistics and Percentile Calculator now available!
Interim test statistics for UCAT ANZ 2020 are now available on the UCAT ANZ official website. This blog describes what they mean and how to interpret them. What data is shown? The UCAT ANZ 2020 preliminary test statistics displays the following data: the mean scores for each UCAT subtest the mean overall UCAT cognitive score the scores required to achieve a particu ...
3rd August 2020
UCAT CALCULATOR: HOW DO THE UCAT PRACTICE EXAMS DIFFER FROM THE LIVE UCAT?
The calculator in the live UCAT (i.e the calculator in the testing centre for the actual UCAT) has several differences to the calculator available on the official UCAT practice exams. These changes range from cosmetic (e.g. colour, style) to functional differences. MedEntry’s Simulated UCAT Exam Platform is the most accurate representation of the live UCAT calculator. You may therefor ...
8th July 2020
UCAT ANZ 2020: A Candidate Shares his Experience
Arrival Arriving at the UCAT test centre was a vastly different experience to arriving at a normal school exam. There was no congregation of students or any prominent signs explaining where to go. My UCAT testing centre was in the Melbourne CBD – at a normally busy office building which was completely deserted due to the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Due to building secu ...
2nd July 2020
UCAT ANZ 2020: My UCAT Test Day Experience
Arrival and registration I took the UCAT exam at a Pearson VUE centre in Melbourne. I arrived about 25 minutes before my scheduled UCAT start time. At the door I was turned around and told to read the instructions outside the door concerning COVID-19 and UCAT. Once I made it in through the door, I was immediately told to sanitise my hands using the handwash inside the door before gr ...
27th June 2020
Earplugs Update for UCAT ANZ
Candidates can request earplugs at the test centre if they wish to use them. At test centres where earplugs are available, candidates must use the earplugs provided and cannot use their own. Not all test centres can provide earplugs. If you are taking the test at one of the test centres below, you will be allowed to bring your own earplugs. If you bring your own earplugs to one of these cen ...
26th June 2020
UCAT ANZ 2020: NOTEBOARD AND MARKER PEN
Candidates sitting UCAT ANZ 2020 will have access to a noteboard and marker pen. MedEntry students who have attended, or will be attending a UCAT workshop will have received a noteboard and marker pen to help simulate the live UCAT experience, and to help with their UCAT preparation. Due to the coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic, UCAT UK 2020 candidates have the option of sitting UCAT fro ...
24th June 2020
UCAT ANZ 2020 AND CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): SHOULD I WEAR A MASK AND GLOVES?
UCAT ANZ 2020 candidates who are sitting UCAT in Australia and New Zealand have been advised that they may wear a mask and gloves if they wish when sitting UCAT. This is not mandatory. Note that UCAT testing centres will not supply a mask and gloves. Masks and gloves brought by candidates to UCAT testing centres will be inspected by UCAT testing staff for security purposes. Candidates si ...
20th June 2020
NEW UCAT FEATURE: MEME OF THE WEEK!
Want 5 extra exams free? Make a meme related to UCAT – and the best entry each week will receive 5 extra UCAT exams free! Each week has a theme which is related to UCAT and UCAT preparation. This week’s theme is: Difficulty of UCAT MedEntry students can access the Meme of the Week feature and submit memes on the Community page of the online platform. Students can also like ...
9th June 2020
UCAT ANZ 2020 RESCHEDULING
UCAT ANZ 2020 will be proceeding in July. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Pearson VUE have had to implement social distancing precautions to ensure the safety of UCAT candidates. This has led to some UCAT testing appointments at some locations having to be rescheduled. Students who have been affected will have received an email from Pearson VUE asking them to reschedule their UC ...