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 t ...
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 ...
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: No guarantee: Even if you do ace your GPA and do well in GAMSAT, there is no gurantee th ...
12th August 2021
CONVERT YOUR UCAT 2021 SCORE INTO A PERCENTILE
Want to know your predicted UCAT percentile ranking? MedEntry has released a calculator that will help you convert your UCAT scores into estimated percentile rankings. You can find the calculator here: https://www.medentry.edu.au/ucat-percentile-calculator The calculator produces accurate estimated percentile rankings using the deciles outlined in the UCAT ANZ 2020 Summary Test Statis ...
16th July 2021
UCAT 2021, COVID AND LOCKDOWN: WHAT SHOULD I DO?
With recent outbreaks of COVID-19 across Australia, and some states being plunged into lockdown, you might be wondering how this will impact on UCAT 2021, and what you should be doing. This blog discusses the issue and offers five key tips. How will lockdowns impact COVID-19? Each state with a COVID-19 outbreak will have specific governmental restrictions relating to movement around ...
6th July 2021
UCAT ANZ 2021 REGISTRATION AND BOOKING IS CLOSING SOON!
UCAT ANZ 2021 Registration deadline Registrations and booking to sit UCAT ANZ 2021 will close Monday 17th May at 11:59 PM AEST! If you plan to sit UCAT ANZ in 2021 and have not yet registered, please do so immediately. Remember that this is your only chance to sit UCAT in 2021. If you miss the registration date, you can still make a late registration until Monday 31st May at 11:59 pm ...
4th July 2021
I don’t have time for the UCAT during year 12, should I do the GAMSAT instead?
A lot of people think because their final year of school is such a busy one, they should forget about doing the UCAT and focus on their school exams instead. Some say, “Don’t worry if you are not sitting the UCAT, you can always just sit the GAMSAT during Uni and get into Medicine that way”. Whilst this is true, the graduate entry route is no doubt harder. You compete with a ...
4th February 2021
How to make stress your friend
5 months until UCAT starts! Are you feeling overwhelmed or stressed by your workload this year? Stress is a common problem that affects all of us at some point in our lives. Check out this video, which provides useful advice on how to make stress your friend. Start Your UCAT Prep
7th October 2020
TIME MANAGEMENT: 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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKOMTZ7PPLg 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 ap ...
7th October 2020
Medical Entrance and UCAT preparation
Throughout the ages and in most countries medicine has been a profession with special privileges, hence demand to study medicine is high. In fact the demand to supply ratio is higher for medicine than for any other course in Australia, which is one reason for the use of criteria other than ATAR (high school) scores for entry. Since medical knowledge is growing at an exponential rate, it i ...