3rd March 2023
How to Register for UCAT ANZ 2023
Registrations and bookings to sit UCAT ANZ 2023 are now open! UCAT ANZ 2023 testing takes place between 3 July and 11 August 2023. However, we strongly advise registering and booking your UCAT test early to ensure you secure a location, date and time that is suitable for you. If you leave it until later to register and book your UCAT test, it is possible you will need to sit UCAT on a date, ...
1st March 2023
UCAT 2023 Registration: What Testing Session Should I Choose?
Registrations to sit UCAT 2023 are now open! If you are planning to sit UCAT in 2023 for entry into medicine in 2024, we suggest booking your UCAT testing date as soon as possible. Popular dates and locations to sit UCAT do book out! You can find out more about registration on the UCAT ANZ website. Here are three tips for choosing your perfect UCAT 2023 testing session. ...
28th February 2023
5 Months Until UCAT
Five months until the UCAT testing period begins! 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, but is stress bad for you? According to Kelly McGonigal stress isn’t the problem, it’s the mind’s negative response to stress that’s the problem. McGonigal explains ...
25th February 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! ...
23rd February 2023
Top Tips for each type of UCAT Decision Making Question
In UCAT Decision Making, there are six different question types: Conclusions (Yes/No) - Interpreting information Conclusions (Yes/No) – Syllogisms Logic games Probability Recognising assumptions Venn Diagrams In this blog, I will be going through tips for each type of UCAT Decision Making question. In my opinion, UCAT Decision Making is the easiest section to keep ...
22nd February 2023
When Should I sit my First UCAT Practice Exam?
Whether you’ve already begun to prepare for the UCAT or are just setting up a UCAT study plan, you’ve probably asked yourself the question: when should I sit my first UCAT full length practice exam? Unfortunately, there’s no straight forward, cookie-cutter answer. The answer to this question can vary. However, it should be noted that there’s not necessarily a “wro ...
21st February 2023
10 Biggest UCAT Myths
Myth 1: UCAT scores aren’t important if you have a solid academic background Even medical school applicants who get an ATAR of 99.95 can flake out on the UCAT and miss out on a place in medicine. The UCAT is one of three important elements of your medical school application (the other two being your academic results and interview), so it is vital that you take the UCAT seriously ...
20th February 2023
Making Friends with UCAT Practice
In the game of UCAT practice, consistency beats brilliance. It is important that we not wait until we have lots of motivation before we start practicing. Good UCAT skills come about in the context of practicing in a more routine and ordinary manner, rather than sporadic bursts of insight. The goal should be gaining meaningful and valuable UCAT skills every time you practice. Expecting anything ...
17th February 2023
6 Tips for Preventing Burnout during UCAT Preparation
Burnout is something almost everyone will experience in their medicine entry journey. Burnout can significantly impact one’s ability to perform, and how an individual copes with burnout can, in some cases, make or break their chance of admission into their dream course. In this blog, I will be focussing on the burnout associated with UCAT preparation, and strategies which I used to help ...
16th February 2023
ATTENTION PARENTS: 5 Ways to help your Son or Daughter get into Medicine
Great things never come easy. Medicine is an incredibly rewarding, secure, well paid and respected profession in Australia. It is also the hardest course to get into. Furthermore, the final years of high school are a stressful and demanding time for your son or daughter, and the need to sit UCAT places additional pressure on them during this time. Thankfully there are ways you ...