6th April 2020
COVID-19 & UCAT 2020: We are with you, every step of the way
If you are aiming to enter medicine in 2021, we understand you might be feeling anxious. And for good reason: year 12, UCAT and medical interviews are stressful enough without having to deal with a worldwide pandemic. Furthermore, there is a lot of uncertainty regarding assessments, including school exams and UCAT: will they be deferred? What will that mean for me? What should I be doing now? ...
26th March 2020
GAMSAT will be run online in 2020
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Graduate Medical School Admission Test (GAMSAT) will be run online at the end of May for the first time ever. GAMSAT is used to select students for entry into graduate medical programs. GAMSAT is usually run in person across multiple venues. However, due to COVID-19, the GAMSAT exam scheduled for Saturday 21 March 2020 was cancelled. This appli ...
23rd March 2020
COVID-19 and UCAT 2020: What Should I Do?
With the COVID-19 pandemic and rapid escalation of cases across Australia and New Zealand, you may be wondering how this affects UCAT ANZ 2020 and your UCAT preparation. This blog answers some frequently asked questions. Will UCAT ANZ 2020 be going ahead? At this stage, it is unclear whether UCAT ANZ 2020 will be proceeding as planned in July, given the evolving situation. UCAT UK (w ...
17th March 2020
COVID-19 AND UCAT 2020
We understand many students will be concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic and are closely following the situation as it continues to evolve in Australia, New Zealand and around the world. At this stage, indications from Pearson VUE and the UCAT Consortium is that UCAT 2020 will be proceeding as planned. This may change depending on how the situation unfolds. Any updates will be posted on th ...
9th March 2020
UCAT Registration Now Open
As of this afternoon, registrations and bookings are now open for the UCAT. MedEntry strongly recommend that our students register and book ASAP and early in the testing window. Information on how to register an account and book into an exam can be found at https://www.ucat.edu.au/ucat-anz/registration-booking/ Step 1: Account Registration To create a new account go to the Pearson VUE acco ...
5th March 2020
UCAT ANZ 2020: SJT Scoring
UCAT ANZ Situational Judgement test performance will be displayed as a scaled score, and not as bands, as it was previously. In this blog, we will discuss what this change means for you. What exactly is changing? Previously, scores in the Situational Judgement Test of UCAT were provided in one of four bands, with band 1 being the highest: Band 1: excellent performance, similar judgement ...
20th February 2020
UCAT 2020 Workshop Dates
MedEntry is pleased to release our 2020 UCAT Preparation Workshop dates. We are offering 40 two-day UCAT workshops across Australia and 5 in New Zealand. We are offering 2020 UCAT workshops in the following cities: Melbourne UCAT preparation workshops Sydney UCAT preparation workshops Brisbane UCAT preparation workshops Adelaide UCAT preparation workshops Canberra UCAT preparation work ...
19th February 2020
Quantitative Reasoning Mental Arithmetic Trainer
Strong mental maths skills (the ability to make calculations quickly in your head) is a major advantage in the Quantitative Reasoning Subtest of the UCAT. MedEntry has developed an arithmetic training game to help you work on your mental arithmetic under timed conditions, and it available right within your online learning platform: The game consists of three levels – easy, medium and h ...
19th February 2020
UCAT Speed Reading Trainer Launched!
When sitting the UCAT, you will have an average of less than 30 seconds to answer each question. Therefore, increasing your reading speed is an essential skill to develop, particularly in the Verbal Reasoning subtest. Two common causes of slow reading include subvocalization (or reading words aloud in your mind) and reading each word individually. To read quickly, you need to avoid subvo ...
19th February 2020
UCAT Calculator Keypad Trainer Launched!
Using the UCAT Calculator quickly is an essential skill, particularly in the UCAT Quantitative Reasoning subtest. MedEntry has developed an interactive Calculator Keypad Trainer to help you use the UCAT Calculator quickly and accurately. The Trainer can be found on MedEntry’s Skills Trainers or Community pages, and contains 30 stages which test various calculator operations. In orde ...