6th September 2023
How Do I Know If I’m A Rural Student For Medical Entry?
The purpose of this blog post is to help you: Understand why it is important to determine whether or not you are a rural student when applying for medicine. Determine whether you are classified as a rural student for each university offering undergraduate medicine. Understand the difference between ‘rurality’ and bonded rural schemes. Why is it ...
4th September 2023
Universities which require you to apply to them directly for Medical Entry
So you’ve navigated through UCAT and now it’s time to take a breather. Right? Well, yes, but you also need to get organised and prepare for applications to medical and dental schools. The application process to study medicine or dentistry can seem complicated and convoluted, especially if you are applying to multiple universities across multiple states (which MedEntry strongly r ...
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 ...
28th August 2023
3 Tips For Written Applications
Some universities require you to submit a written application when applying for medicine or dentistry. You will be required to submit a written application if you are applying to the University of New South Wales’ medical course and the James Cook University dental course. Some special access pathways (for example rural entry pathways) also require applicants to submit a written applicat ...
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 ...
12th July 2023
How to Interpret Your UCAT Scores
If you have just sat UCAT, congratulations! You have made it through one of the toughest and most gruelling tests of your career. This blog contains information on how to interpret your 2023 UCAT ANZ score report. How do I access my UCAT Score Report? After sitting UCAT, you will receive an email from Pearson VUE notifying you that your UCAT score report is available to ...
10th July 2023
The Casper test - What you need to know
Entry to medical courses remains extremely competitive. Faced with huge numbers of prospective students, universities are constantly developing new tests and assessments to best determine which candidates are a good fit for the medical degree and the medical career that follows. Among these is the Casper test, a newly introduced test that is being implemented by some Australian universities ...
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) ...
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. ...
17th March 2023
Applying for Medicine in the UK and Australia?
UCAT is used by universities in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom for selection of students into medicine and dentistry. If you wish to apply to universities in both Australia and the UK, there is a specific procedure relating to UCAT that you must follow: You will need to sit the UCAT ANZ. It is important that you sit this test so that your UCAT results are delivered to the ...