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Sitting UCAT in 2022? Here's What's Coming For You

17th December 2021

Sitting UCAT in 2022? Here's What's Coming For You

MedEntry has been busy adding new features, resources and services to provide our students with the highest quality and most comprehensive UCAT preparation program. Here’s what’s coming for student sitting UCAT in 2022: Even more high quality UCAT questions MedEntry has a reputation for crafting the most accurate and high quality UCAT questions. Questions exactly replicate ...

 

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13th December 2021

Medicine at Monash or Melbourne?

Medicine at Monash or Melbourne? A dilemma facing high achievers wanting to pursue medicine is whether to choose Monash University (school leaver entry) or Melbourne University (graduate route). Many parents often ask “why did some universities abandon the school leaver entry route to medicine and which route is better?” The answer is the same to similar questions such as: ...

 

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13th December 2021

Medicine at UNSW or USyd?

Medicine at UNSW or USydney? A dilemma facing high achievers wanting to pursue medicine is whether to choose UNSW/JMP/WSU (school leaver entry) or USyd (graduate route). Many parents often ask “why did some universities abandon the school leaver entry route to medicine and which route is better?” The answer is the same to similar questions such as: Medicine at Monash or Me ...

 

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What are the key dates for UCAT ANZ 2022?

16th November 2021

What are the key dates for UCAT ANZ 2022?

Candidates taking the UCAT in 2022 for entry to universities in Australia and New Zealand in 2023 should note the following key dates:   Concession scheme* opens 1 February 2022 Access arrangement application opens# 1 February 2022 Registration and booking opens    ...

 

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Didn’t do well in UCAT? Here’s how to bounce back in four steps

31st October 2021

Didn’t do well in UCAT? Here’s how to bounce back in four steps

The UCAT is one of the three criteria for most undergraduate medicine schools in Australia, and often holds equal weighting to ATAR. The UCAT may determine whether or not you receive an interview offer at certain universities, so many students put in the extra mile to maximise their UCAT results. There are many factors that can influence performance in UCAT, and receiving a lower mark than exp ...

 

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UCAT ANZ Score Advice: What Should You Do Now?

8th September 2021

UCAT ANZ Score Advice: What Should You Do Now?

With UCAT 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 MedEntry’s UCAT score-percentile calculator, available here: https://www.medentry.edu.au/ucat-score-percent ...

 

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UCAT ANZ 2021 ONLINE TESTING CONFIRMED!

3rd September 2021

UCAT ANZ 2021 ONLINE TESTING CONFIRMED!

The UCAT Consortium has confirmed that UCAT ANZ 2021 will take place online for some students who have not yet been able to sit UCAT due to lockdowns. What does this mean for me? All candidates will be given the chance to sit UCAT by the end of September. Students who have a current UCAT test booking at a UCAT testing centre in the next week should continue with their scheduled UCAT ...

 

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Preliminary UCAT ANZ 2021 Test Statistics Released!

30th August 2021

Preliminary UCAT ANZ 2021 Test Statistics Released!

UCAT ANZ 2021 preliminary statistics have been released, which will help students to interpret their UCAT 2021 scores. The majority of UCAT candidates have sat their 2021 UCAT test, so it is expected that the final UCAT summary statistics will not be very different from these figures. The UCAT 2021 preliminary statistics data is available at: https://www.ucat.edu.au/media/1469/preliminary-su ...

 

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13th August 2021

UCAT or GAMSAT? which route is harder? which route is easier?

For a simple comparison of UCAT and GAMSAT, please read this article: UCAT vs GAMSAT Medicine entry via GAMSAT or UCAT? what’s the difference? It’s a question anyone wanting to gain entry into medicine will inevitably ask: ‘Am I better off sitting the UCAT and doing an undergraduate medicine degree, or should I sit the GAMSAT to gain entry into a graduate medicine course?’ To make things easie ...

 

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13th August 2021

School leaver entry (UCAT) or Graduate entry (GAMSAT)? Which route is better?

Medicine after high school or degree? For a simpler comparison of UCAT against the GAMSAT please see the following articles: UCAT vs GAMSAT ‘UCAT or GAMSAT? which is harder? which is easier?‘. Our view is that UCAT route is far superior for several reasons including: 1. No guarantee: Even if you do ace your GPA and do well in GAMSAT, there is no gurantee that you will get in: there is of ...

 

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