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UCAT: 5 basic tips

  There are a wealth of strategies and techniques that are useful in boosting UCAT performance. Each UCAT section and question requires a slightly different approach. Relevant techniques will be discussed in detail in the MedEntry UCAT course. In the meantime, here are five basic tips that will help you in tackling UCAT. 1. Work on your weaknesses Each of the five sections in UCAT tests different skills. It is likely that you will find some UCAT subtests easier than others, and that you will have a natural ability or affinity for particular questions. As early as possible in your UCAT...
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Top 5 Under-Rated UCAT Preparation Strategies

1. Learn how to speed-read Not enough students are working on improving their speed reading. There are a lot of resources out there that can help you with this and I highly recommend delving into some of these (such as MedEntry’s UCAT Speed Reading trainer). The major problem I see time and time again is that in their UCAT preparation, students try to learn how to speed-read but do not end up doing so efficiently. They either fail to absorb content and miss key details or do not read at a particularly fast rate. This UCAT strategy is pertinent to the...
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UCAT 2020: Top Tips for Quantitative Reasoning

The Quantitative Reasoning subtest of UCAT can be challenging, even for those who are proficient at maths. This is largely due to the extreme time pressure placed on students in this UCAT subtest. The commonest mistake made by students in the Quantitative Reasoning subtest is to approach it like you would approach a high school maths test – by calculating everything perfectly, checking your working and not being aware of common wrong answer traps.  To do well in the Quantitative Reasoning subtest of UCAT, you need a strategic approach. This blog outlines five key tips. Tip 1: Use the UCAT calculator...
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CHECKLIST: ARE YOU UCAT READY? 10 ESSENTIALS FOR UCAT SUCCESS

With UCAT rapidly approaching, it is important that you take a few moments to check whether you are UCAT ready. MedEntry has compiled a checklist of 10 essential tasks to complete before UCAT test day.          1. Register for UCAT and check your ID Ensure you have registered for UCAT and scheduled a UCAT testing date/time. If you have done so, you will have received a confirmation email from Pearson VUE. Confirm that your identification document is acceptable and that the name and date of birth on the document exactly matches the details you provided to Pearson VUE....
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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 and comment on memes submitted by other students. We encourage students to generate and submit a meme, and the student with the best submission each week will be provided with 5...
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UCAT 2020: Top tips for decision making

  The Decision Making subtest of UCAT is a new subtest, which was first introduced in 2017. Students will be presented with a variety of question types. The questions presented are characteristic, but often unusual. It is therefore important that you practice answering Decision Making UCAT questions, and develop familiarity with each type. This blog describes five key tips to help you answer Decision Making UCAT questions quickly and accurately.   Know the strategies for each question type There are five major question types in the Decision Making subtest of UCAT: Logic games: you are presented with a series of statements...
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UCAT 2020: Top Tips For Verbal Reasoning

  Verbal Reasoning is one of the most difficult and time pressured subtests of UCAT. In fact, up to 20% of students each year fail to answer every question – that is, they run out of time to even randomly guess some questions! This blog describes five key strategies to help you boost your speed and performance in the 2020 UCAT Verbal Reasoning subtest.   Increase your reading speed Speed reading is a key skill that is required to succeed in the Verbal Reasoning subtest of UCAT. Not only will you be faced with lengthy passages of text, but you will...
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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 UCAT testing date. These students can reschedule their UCAT testing appointment by logging into their Pearson VUE account and changing their booking. Students can change their UCAT booking online up until this Friday 5 June at 11:59pm AEST....
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UCAT ANZ 2020 WILL PROCEED IN JULY!

UCAT ANZ has advised that UCAT will be proceeding in July 2020 as planned. Previously, it was unclear whether UCAT ANZ 2020 would be taking place as usual, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. UCAT ANZ 2020 will take place with appropriate social distancing and hygiene precautions in place to protect UCAT candidates. The late registration deadline has also been extended from 18 May 2020 to 1 June 2020. In order for Pearson VUE to observe appropriate social distancing rules, adjustments need to be made to the way some test centres are set up, including the provision of extra spacing between...
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Integrate your MedEntry UCAT Study Plan into your daily calendar!

MedEntry’s interactive, personalised UCAT study planner can now be synchronised with your daily calendar! Your MedEntry UCAT Study Planner can be added to most calendar applications with a single click. If your computer or mobile device does not support a one-click setup, then don’t despair! We have compiled detailed instructions to help you sync your Apple Calendar, Google Calendar or Microsoft Outlook Calendar. The MedEntry Study Planner calendar is exported in universal ICS format, meaning that it is compatible with any modern calendar application. Depending on your chosen calendar application, items in your MedEntry UCAT Study Planner will be refreshed regularly,...
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UCAT CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: UCAT ANZ 2020 REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Registrations to sit UCAT ANZ 2020 closed on 11 May, with late registrations accepted up until 18 May. Bookings to sit UCAT would not normally be accepted after these deadlines. However, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, UCAT candidates who have missed the late booking deadline will be provided with a final opportunity to book UCAT. Final bookings for UCAT ANZ 2020 will be accepted from Friday 22 May until Monday 1 June 2020 at 11:59pm AEST. Note that these bookings will incur an additional late fee of $75 in addition to the normal UCAT registration fee. No further bookings will...
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DEALING WITH DISAPPOINTING UCAT PERCENTILES: 3 TIPS

So you’ve been preparing for UCAT by working through the UCAT guides and attempting UCAT practice questions and exams. Then one day you receive a disappointing UCAT percentile. So what should you do? Is it time to freak out? Is it time to give up on your medical entry dream? No! Read on for three key tips. 1.  Understand what a UCAT percentile means and how they are calculated Firstly, it is vital that you understand UCAT percentiles, and how they are calculated. Essentially, a percentile compares your performance against other UCAT candidates who have attempted that particular drill, subtest mock...
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Exclusive UCAT Skills Trainers for all UCAT Subtests!

MedEntry is delighted to offer our students innovative, exclusive UCAT skills trainers for each of the four UCAT cognitive subtests. You will not find anything like our skills trainers on any other UCAT platform. These skills trainers have been developed by an expert team of IT Engineers, academics and high achieving UCAT students. The UCAT skills trainers: Target key UCAT skills that are important to master to boost your UCAT scoreEnable you to compare your performance with other UCAT candidatesAllow you to build up your skills gradually, with beginner, intermediate and advanced levelsCover the skills required to succeed in UCAT Verbal...
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UCAT ANZ 2020 AND CORONAVIRUS: YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

  There has been a lot of uncertainty surrounding the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on UCAT ANZ 2020. You may be wondering, will UCAT go ahead? When will UCAT be taking place? What should I be doing now in terms of my UCAT preparation? This blog answers some common questions.   Will UCAT ANZ 2020 be going ahead? Yes! UCAT ANZ 2020 will not be eliminated as a requirement for entry into medicine. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, universities will still need to select students who have the qualities required to be empathetic and skilled health professionals. UCAT ANZ was introduced in...
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NEW UCAT ANZ 2020 TESTING VENUES AND DATES RELEASED!

Pearson VUE have recently released additional testing venues and dates for UCAT ANZ 2020 candidates. Some students who registered for UCAT ANZ 2020 close to the booking deadline of 11 May 2020 found there were limited testing venues, dates and times available. Some students therefore found they had to book a UCAT date and time that they were not entirely happy with. If this is the case for you, log into your Pearson VUE account: https://www.ucat.edu.au/ucat-anz/registration-booking/ and click ‘Reschedule’. You will be able to see if there are any new UCAT testing venues and times that have been released which are...
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MedEntry's Comprehensive UCAT Medical Entry Handbook is Now Available, FREE!

MedEntry's brand new, 120 page, comprehensive UCAT Handbook is now available, absolutely free! It covers everything you need to know about medical entry, UCAT, medical interviews and university admissions. The handbook is divided into four parts: Part 1: How to get into medicine This section covers how to get into medicine and dentistry in Australia and New Zealand. It includes the criteria used, various entry pathways, what you need to do now to secure your place in medicine, and a suggested timeline.   Part 2: The University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) This section covers everything you need to know about UCAT....
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5 reasons to start your UCAT preparation now!

1. Master the UCAT Learning Curve The UCAT is a test unlike anything you have ever sat before. UCAT Verbal Reasoning is loosely connected to traditional reading comprehension texts and UCAT Quantitative Reasoning is mathematics-based, but both the style and time pressure is truly unique. Furthermore, it is highly unlikely that you will have ever encountered formal testing in the areas of UCAT Decision Making, UCAT Abstract Reasoning and UCAT Situational Judgement. Naturally, it will take an adjustment period to learn how to answer all the many different types of UCAT questions, recognising how long you have to answer each UCAT...
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UCAT Preparation During Coronavirus - Tip 5: Cultivate Wellbeing

The coronavirus pandemic and resulting social isolation requirements has led to significant changes in the way we live. This change occurred dramatically, and without warning. In response, it is natural to feel stressed, overwhelmed and anxious. However, if left unchecked, these feelings can have a detrimental impact on your wellbeing and UCAT performance in this crucial year. MedEntry’s aim is to provide guidance and assistance to you during this challenging time. This blog series covers how to effectively prepare for UCAT during coronavirus and social isolation. The principles outlined in these blogs are also useful for your school and university study....
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IN YEAR 9, 10 OR 11? MEDENTRY MULTI-YEAR UCAT PREPARATION PACKAGES ARE NOW AVAILABLE!

Are you in year 11, 12 or 13? Do you want to give yourself the best chance of getting into medicine? Would you like to get a head-start on your UCAT preparation? Then check out our new multi-year packages. Research shows that the more time that you put into UCAT Preparation, the higher the chance you have of achieving a top UCAT score. Furthermore, UCAT is a skills-based exam, so regular practice over a long period of time is the most effective way to prepare. You can only sit the UCAT in your final year of schooling, but there is no...
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UCAT Preparation During Coronavirus - Tip 4: Keep up Your Motivation

The coronavirus pandemic has probably led to significant changes in your daily life and the way you study. The sudden change may have left you feeling confused, stressed and lost, particularly if you are in your final year of schooling. Our aim is to provide guidance and tips to help you study and prepare for UCAT during this turbulent time. This blog series covers how to effectively prepare for UCAT during coronavirus and social isolation. The principles outlined in these blogs are also useful for your school and university study. Our last three blogs covered tip 1: Optimise Your Study Environment, tip...
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