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Planning Time for UCAT Preparation

2nd February 2023

Planning Time for UCAT Preparation

A very common question asked by aspiring medical students is “How do you balance your school work and UCAT practice?” Given that the UCAT can be equally or even more important than ATAR in the medical school selection process, it is crucial that students devote sufficient time in preparing for the UCAT, without neglecting their year 12 studies.   Dedicated time or s ...

 

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5 Characteristics to look for in a UCAT Study Buddy

1st February 2023

5 Characteristics to look for in a UCAT Study Buddy

Sitting the UCAT can often feel like an isolating experience, since many of your peers may be focused on other goals such as their school or university performance, making it difficult to stay motivated while studying for the UCAT. This is one of the many reasons why it can be helpful to find a UCAT study buddy, with whom you can create a community of practice where you share experie ...

 

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Timeline for Medical Entry 2023

30th January 2023

Timeline for Medical Entry 2023

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!               ...

 

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Everything you need to know about UCAT 2023

27th January 2023

Everything you need to know about UCAT 2023

Do you want to study medicine or dentistry in 2024? If so, you will need to sit UCAT 2023. This blog describes everything you need to know about UCAT 2023.   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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Why you should be Studying for the UCAT Right Now

23rd January 2023

Why you should be Studying for the UCAT Right Now

Are you all aboard the express train to Procrastination Station? Are you experiencing a motivation crisis? Are you just about ready to give up? There may be many reasons why you’re feeling this way and they may be impacting on your will to study and prepare for UCAT. You may be feeling tired, overwhelmed, stressed.  You may have many other social, academic and extra-curricular co ...

 

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MedEntry Free Trial Now Available

19th January 2023

MedEntry Free Trial Now Available

If you’re aiming for medicine, then you will need to excel in UCAT! UCAT is a very difficult test and is very different to any other test you will have sat in your academic career. It is therefore vital that you prepare for UCAT, particularly given its importance in selecting students into medicine in Australia. Choosing the best way to prepare is an important decision, that can be di ...

 

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Top 5 tips for Making the Most out of MedEntry

9th January 2023

Top 5 tips for Making the Most out of MedEntry

In the January of year 12, I bought the UCAT Platinum package. MedEntry had come highly recommended by numerous people who had used it previously, and MedEntry honestly proved priceless in helping me prepare for the UCAT. I completed the MedEntry free UCAT practice exam a few months earlier when I had started thinking about applying to Medicine, but having been warned of a fi ...

 

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How to use Holidays to Improve in UCAT

6th January 2023

How to use Holidays to Improve in UCAT

Many students use the holidays to finally relax after a long year of hard work. For those sitting the UCAT, the road ahead can look especially challenging and instil feelings of anxiety. However, after taking a long-deserved rest, the holidays can actually be used efficiently and effectively to get ahead in the UCAT and obtain the score you need to get into your dream medicine course. Here are ...

 

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5 Reasons to Start your UCAT Preparation Now!

4th January 2023

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 UC ...

 

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Making Time for UCAT: Eat That Frog!

16th December 2022

Making Time for UCAT: Eat That Frog!

Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day. – Mark Twain   Brian Tracy’s 5 minute YouTube video discusses a time management strategy that has changed many people’s lives (including mine!). It discusses time management in the context of the workplace, but the strategy is applicable to UCAT and high ...

 

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