24th May 2023
UCAT Situational Judgement: 5 Top Tips
Situational Judgement UCAT questions test a different type of non-cognitive aptitude, and can be challenging if you do not have an effective framework to answer them. This blog covers five key tips for success in the UCAT Situational Judgement test. 1. Identify the key issue(s) in the scenario When reading the UCAT Situational Judgement scenario, it is important to read activel ...
20th May 2023
NEW UCAT 2023 Feature – UCAT Navigator
In the time leading up to the official UCAT testing window, the UCAT ANZ consortium will often make updates to the features, structure or content of the official UCAT exam. UCAT 2023 is no different, with the launch of a new feature – the UCAT Navigator. For a summary of changes that are occurring to the structure of UCAT ANZ 2023, see our blog. How can I access the UCAT ...
19th May 2023
7 Tips for Using the UCAT Calculator
I managed to score 880 out of 900 in the UCAT Quantitative Reasoning section. A significant reason for this was my ability to use the UCAT Calculator quickly and effectively. In this blog, I discuss my top tips for using the UCAT Calculator. Learning to use the UCAT calculator took my mind off the time-consuming and seemingly never-ending calculations required to answer UCAT Quantitative Re ...
18th May 2023
Is It Too Late To Start Preparing For UCAT 2023?
Want to apply to study medicine / dentistry but worried that it’s too late to start preparing for UCAT? Then this blog is for you. So, is it, in fact, too late to start preparing for UCAT 2023? The short answer is: no. Improving your performance in UCAT is possible, no matter how late you start (unless you start preparing the night before UCAT, of course!). In fact, some past ...
17th May 2023
3 Steps to UCAT Success
Preparing for UCAT can seem overwhelming. It can be difficult to know how to best prepare for UCAT and how to utilise your precious study time. Over the last two decades, MedEntry has developed an unrivalled understanding of the strategies used by the highest performers to tackle aptitude tests and get into medicine. This blog describes three steps to succeeding in UCAT. 1. Sim ...
15th May 2023
UCAT ANZ 2023 Registrations Close on 17th May!
UCAT ANZ 2023 registration deadline Registrations and bookings to sit UCAT ANZ 2023 will close Tuesday 17th May at 11:59pm AEST. You can still register for UCAT ANZ 2023 after this date (up until Tuesday 31st May) however, this will attract a late fee of $85. After this, final late bookings will be accepted until Monday 5th June 2023 (11:59pm AEST) ...
9th May 2023
Optimising your performance in UCAT: 5 Lessons from Sports Psychology
Preparing for the UCAT is like preparing for a marathon: it requires training, persistence and strategies to optimise your performance on UCAT test day. Just as an athlete prepares for a major sporting event, so you must prepare yourself to sit UCAT, which is one of the most important exams that you will face in your career. We can learn much from athletes about optimising performance in UC ...
6th May 2023
4 Ways to Avoid Burnout in Your UCAT Prep
This is it. You are in the final months of your last year of high school. It is the last lap in the race to the finish line. It is time to grind… Or is it? What is burnout? It’s when you’re drowning in mountains of workload, overwhelmed with panic / exhaustion / a combination of both and it is usually caused by prolonged or excessive stress. Burnout is pretty much that ch ...
2nd May 2023
Which Medical Schools can I apply to if I am currently studying at University?
Certain medical schools, such as Monash University, do not allow candidates to apply if they are currently studying at university or have completed an undergraduate degree – they only accept school leavers. However, many universities do accept students who are currently studying at university. This blog outlines them in detail, including who is eligible and how students are selected. ...
28th April 2023
5 Tips for Acing UCAT (from someone who succeeded on their second attempt)
I remember walking out of the UCAT exam centre, the first time I had sat the UCAT, in a state of disbelief. Not because the UCAT exam was incredibly difficult or out of my depth, but rather the opposite: I had actually found the exam reasonable and doable, yet I was devastated with my UCAT score. In the months leading up to the UCAT, I had been in the throes of in-school assessments and lea ...