18th April 2023
5 Tips For UCAT Timing
If you ask any candidate sitting UCAT what the hardest part of the UCAT is, they will inevitably say one thing: timing. All questions in the UCAT are do-able if you are given unlimited time. If sufficient time is given, most students would be able to score very highly in UCAT. However, UCAT is designed intentionally to give you less time than is required to answer UCAT questions. Thi ...
14th April 2023
6 Ways To Make UCAT Study More Effective
Fifty years of educational research shows that effective learners (for UCAT or other learning) have one - preferably all - of the following six characteristics. 1. Encounter challenging ideas or people Basically, this is Newton’s First Law of Motion in action in the academic, cognitive, psychosocial, attitudinal and career-preparation dimensions of your education: a body ...
13th April 2023
Persisting Through Underwhelming Marks
Many of you may have started your preparation on MedEntry and found that you may not be achieving the scores you hoped for, and let me tell you, you’re not the only one! Many people lose confidence during their UCAT preparation and can’t see themselves achieving the scores they hope to attain. I know this for a fact because I was one of those people not too long ago. When I firs ...
12th April 2023
Why is Simulation During your UCAT Preparation so Important?
Simulating every aspect of the UCAT, regardless of how small it may be, is the best way to prepare yourself for the UCAT test. It is important to simulate the testing conditions, the question timings, the software, and even the stress! By simulating your UCAT preparation you will give yourself the best chance at performing well on UCAT test day. This blog describes four ways that simulation ...
11th April 2023
Top 5 UCAT Myths
There is a lot of misinformation around when it comes to UCAT. At best, it can be misleading. At worst, it can lead to a missed opportunity to enter the course of your dreams. In this blog, I outline the top 5 UCAT myths. Myth #1: You can’t study for it People call the UCAT many different things. Is it an IQ test? A personality test? In reality, it is about applying skill ...
8th April 2023
What is the Highest UCAT Score Ever Achieved?
The highest UCAT score ever achieved worldwide was by a MedEntry student in 2022, who scored an incredible 3540. The highest performers in UCAT prepare with MedEntry. Is 3540 a high UCAT score? Yes! 3540 is an incredibly high score, and is the highest score achieved ever in UCAT. Here is the student’s statement of results: The highest possible score in ...
5th April 2023
UCAT ANZ 2023 Access Arrangements
Did you know that if you have educational needs, disabilities or medical conditions you may be entitled to access arrangements (special conditions) when sitting the UCAT ANZ? You must: Apply and be approved for access arrangements before your UCAT test can be booked Accompany applications with suitable official documentation Submit your application before 17 May 2023 ...
4th April 2023
FREE UCAT Packages for Rural South Australians!
MedEntry is proud to partner with the government-funded Rural Doctors Workforce Agency (RDWA) to provide free MedEntry UCAT Platinum Packages to rural South Australians. Improving access to UCAT preparation for rural students is part of MedEntry's commitment to Australian healthcare, and to widening access into medicine. What is RDWA? RDWA, or the Rural Doctors Wo ...
31st March 2023
BRAND NEW MEDENTRY UCAT APP NOW AVAILABLE!
MedEntry’s highly anticipated, game-changing, brand new UCAT app has just been launched! It is available now on the App Store and Google Play. The MedEntry App allows you to sharpen your UCAT skills on the go, anywhere, any time and on any device! Wherever you are, you can turn a few spare minutes into an opportunity to boost your UCAT score. Global leaders in IT, educational te ...
30th March 2023
Balancing the UCAT and Hobbies
Why Hobbies are Important With the UCAT around the corner, as well as school assignments and exams, it can be quite a stressful time for students. Many students will spend hours practising UCAT- style questions and completing UCAT practise exams, as well as devoting a large amount of time to UCAT preparation. However, this does not mean your hobbies and interests should be forgotten. Aft ...