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ATTENTION PARENTS: 5 Ways to Help your Son or Daughter in the Lead up to the UCAT

12th June 2022

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 ...

 

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Medicine – The Big Picture

31st May 2022

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 ...

 

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FREE UCAT Packages for Rural South Australians!

27th May 2022

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. MedEntry also has a long-standing partnership with RWAV to provide free UCAT packages to rural Victorians. Improving access to UCAT preparation for rural students is part of MedEntry's commitment to Australian hea ...

 

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How Will Medical Schools Use UCAT? Here's a Summary

26th May 2022

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 Secondary school performance ...

 

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Timeline for Medical Entry 2022

17th May 2022

Timeline for Medical Entry 2022

Getting into medicine is a complex process. It’s not just about your academic performance, you also need to succeed in UCAT and interviews. There are many important deadlines that you must not miss if you are to enter your dream course. This blog outlines the key dates and tasks so you can ensure you keep on track! Date Deadline Task ...

 

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Everything you need to know about UCAT 2022

10th May 2022

Everything you need to know about UCAT 2022

Do you want to study medicine or dentistry in 2023? If so, you will need to sit UCAT 2022. This blog describes everything you need to know about UCAT 2022.   What is UCAT? UCAT stands for University Clinical Aptitude Test. The UCAT is a 2-hour long computer-based exam that is required to gain entry into most medicine and dentistry courses across Australia, New Zealand and the UK. ...

 

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Which Medical Schools can I apply to if I am currently studying at University?

5th May 2022

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. ...

 

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ATTENTION PARENTS: 5 Ways to help your Son or Daughter get into Medicine

13th April 2022

ATTENTION PARENTS: 5 Ways to help your Son or Daughter get into Medicine

Great things never come easy. Medicine is an incredibly rewarding, secure, well paid and respected profession in Australia. It is also the hardest course to get into. Furthermore, the final years of high school are a stressful and demanding time for your son or daughter, and the need to sit UCAT places additional pressure on them during this time. Thankfully there are ways you ...

 

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UCAT Prep Grant for Rural Victorians

1st April 2022

UCAT Prep Grant for Rural Victorians

According to a report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, people in remote areas of Australia are less likely to have a GP nearby and even less likely to have a specialist.  Studies have also shown that individuals who have experience living in rural and regional locations often return to these areas to pursue their professional careers. Therefore, there is a clear need t ...

 

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Want to be a doctor? Here’s 5 things you should know

31st March 2022

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 ...

 

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