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 ...
10th October 2021
Ranking of Australian/New Zealand Medical and Dental Schools
Just as you would go to Wiki on the internet to obtain unbiased information on a topic, you have come to the right place to obtain unbiased information regarding medical school rankings in Australia and New Zealand. The reputation and prestige of the University is not as important in Australia in general, as in the USA. In the USA there is a hierarchy of universities with Ivy League Univers ...
15th September 2021
Why do some 99.95 ATAR students choose Provisional entry for medicine?
There are broadly two types of medical courses for school leavers: “Direct Entry” (for example at Curtin, Adelaide, Monash, WSU, Newcastle, UNSW, and JCU) and ‘Provisional entry’ (for example at UWA, Flinders, UniMelb, USyd, UQ, Griffith and Bond). ‘Provisional entry’ is also called ‘guaranteed entry’ or ‘assured entry’ or ‘C ...
4th July 2021
Pathways into medicine: my experiences with UCAT and GAMSAT
Living in our corner of the world and having a desire to pursue medicine will mean that at some point you will encounter either the UCAT or the GAMSAT. I experienced the former a multitude of times and the latter most recently, and have achieved success in both. This blog will guide you through both exams and pathways. If you are a student pursuing medicine in New Zealand, the UCAT will be ...
26th June 2021
University of Sydney, Newcastle, UNSW or UWS?
Many students who live in and around Sydney will have to make decision about whether to study medicine at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Newcastle or Western Sydney. Follow this link for a simple comparison of UNSW vs. USyd medicine. Apart from issues discussed in the above blog, the following may be of use: Newcastle is likely to have a wider diversity of student intak ...
7th June 2021
Medicine at USyd or UNSW?
A brief comparison of studying medicine at UNSW and USyd. Whilst the release of final ATAR results may still be a while away, it is important for high achieving students to consider now whether they would choose to study medicine at UNSW or USyd. Below is a simple and concise outline of what each of the UNSW medicine and USyd medicine pathways, respectively, entail. USyd does not offer a ...
3rd November 2020
Interview Offers are Being Released
Getting into medicine and dentistry is a complicated process. Part of this includes navigating the various university interview offers that are released at different times. MedEntry can help! Below is a table of the various universities offering interviews for medicine and dentistry undergraduate courses around Australia and New Zealand, the interview type, interview offer dates and actual ...
12th October 2020
Virtual Medical Interviews: 3 Tips For Success
The COVID-19 / coronavirus pandemic has resulted in several changes to medical school admissions. A significant change has been the move from in-person medical interviews to virtual interviews. Several medical schools have already confirmed that medical interviews will take place virtually (for example over Zoom). These include Monash University, Adelaide University and Charles Sturt Universit ...
28th September 2020
How to help your son or daughter get into medicine
Is your son or daughter interested in becoming a doctor? Do you want to give them the best chance to succeed? Dr Edward Boyapati discusses how you, as a parent, can assist your child to achieve their goal. Dr Edward Boyapati is the Principal Lecturer for MedEntry, Australia’s trusted UCAT Educational Institution. He is also the father of two incredibly successful children, Ray and Ann ...
28th September 2020
Is this my only shot at getting into Medicine?
Many students sit the UCAT for the first time thinking that they must to do well in UCAT because it is the only way for them to be accepted into their dream uni degree, medicine. This is untrue! This thinking places an enormous amount of unnecessary pressure on students. The reality is there are numerous ways to be accepted into medicine, although they are not necessarily the ideal pathways. S ...