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MedEntry Interview Training Now Available!

22nd September 2022

MedEntry Interview Training Now Available!

It’s an exciting moment to receive a medical interview offer, but does that excitement turn to nerves when you think of the actual medical interview? Does the thought of the medical interview fill you with panic?  You might worry that you will not be able to answer medical interview questions in the most articulate way, that you may say the wrong thing or even that you will just not ...

 

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UCAT ANZ Score Advice: What Should You Do Now?

9th September 2022

UCAT ANZ Score Advice: What Should You Do Now?

With UCAT percentile calculator and summary test statistics released, students now have more information about how their score compares to other UCAT candidates. This blog will help you interpret your score and provide advice on what you should do now. You can convert your UCAT score into a UCAT percentile using the UCAT cosortium’s UCAT score-percentile calculator, available her ...

 

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5 Easy Ways to Start Preparing for Medical Interviews Now

15th August 2022

5 Easy Ways to Start Preparing for Medical Interviews Now

So you’ve made it through the UCAT and now all you want to do is breathe a sigh of relief and forget about the whole medical entry process. But it’s not over yet! Medical interviews are a very important and challenging aspect of the medical entry process. Medical interviews are worth up to 40-50% of the entry criteria for medicine, and at some universities, are the only factor u ...

 

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What is a Good UCAT ANZ Score?

10th July 2022

What is a Good UCAT ANZ Score?

Students who sit UCAT ANZ receive their UCAT score report on the same day, often within an hour of sitting the test. Students will be notified via email once their UCAT score report is available. The format of UCAT scores can be confusing, and it can be difficult to know what is a ‘good’ UCAT ANZ score. This blog answers some common questions about UCAT ANZ scores.   Wha ...

 

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Virtual Medical Interviews: Tips For Success

20th October 2021

Virtual Medical Interviews: Tips For Success

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in some changes to medical school admissions. A significant change has been the move from in-person medical interviews to virtual interviews at some universities. A virtual interview in an interview that uses technology such as video conferencing software such as Zoom, or other online communication platforms. Several medical schools have already confirmed ...

 

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How will medical and dental schools use interviews? Here’s a summary

15th October 2021

How will medical and dental schools use interviews? Here’s a summary

So, you’ve completed your UCAT and now you’re working hard to achieve high grades. But what about your medical interview? Medical interviews are perhaps the most under-recognised part of the medical entry admissions process. Highly able students who have excelled in their UCAT and ATAR have unfortunately missed out on a place in medicine due to failure to understand and prepare for ...

 

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I am expecting a high ATAR and I scored highly in UCAT. Do I still need interview training?

14th October 2021

I am expecting a high ATAR and I scored highly in UCAT. Do I still need interview training?

This is a common question asked by MedEntry students. Such students, having used MedEntry’s program, have scored highly in UCAT. In addition, many expect to receive a very high ATAR. These students may feel that a place in medical school is guaranteed, so they wonder: ‘Why bother with interview training?’ Here is a question we received just this week from a student: ‘I expect an ATAR of 99.8+ ...

 

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3 Reasons Why You Should Choose MedEntry For Your Medical Interview Training

4th November 2020

3 Reasons Why You Should Choose MedEntry For Your Medical Interview Training

Medical interviews are a vital criterion for entry into medicine and dentistry. They can be as important, or in some cases more important, than UCAT and ATAR in determining entry. Therefore, it is vital that you prepare for your medical interview, and that you choose the right medical interview preparation provider. Here are three reasons why you should choose MedEntry. 1. Unrivalled expert ...

 

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Interview Offers Are Being Released

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 ...

 

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Three Common Interview Questions and How To Approach Them

22nd October 2020

Three Common Interview Questions and How To Approach Them

You have made it through the UCAT, found out your Year 12 results... now it's time for the interview! Not sure where to start? In this blog, I have outlined three common medical interview questions, and how to prepare for them.   Why have you decided to study medicine and not pursue another field where you can help others, such as pharmacy, education, nursing or social work? ...

 

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