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Medicine at Curtin or UWA?

14th September 2022

Medicine at Curtin or UWA?

A dilemma facing high achievers wanting to pursue medicine is whether to choose Curtin University (which offers school leaver entry into medicine) or UWA (which offers a graduate route). Many parents often ask “why did some universities abandon the school leaver entry route to medicine? Which route is better?” The answer is the same to similar questions such as: ...

 

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5 Ways to make the most of your Post-UCAT Pre-Interview time

12th September 2022

5 Ways to make the most of your Post-UCAT Pre-Interview time

If you have completed your UCAT exam, congratulations on getting through the marathon that it is! While you can relax a little, now is not the time to be sitting back and relaxing (sadly). Instead, you should start planning for applications and interviews! Here are five tips to make the most of your post-UCAT, pre-interview time:   1. Pump up your ATAR Before UCAT, chances are ...

 

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UCAT ANZ Score Advice: What Should You Do Now?

9th September 2022

UCAT ANZ Score Advice: What Should You Do Now?

With UCAT percentile calculator and summary test statistics released, students now have more information about how their score compares to other UCAT candidates. This blog will help you interpret your score and provide advice on what you should do now. You can convert your UCAT score into a UCAT percentile using the UCAT cosortium’s UCAT score-percentile calculator, available her ...

 

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Universities which require you to apply to them directly for Medical Entry

28th August 2022

Universities which require you to apply to them directly for Medical Entry

So you’ve navigated through UCAT and now it’s time to take a breather. Right? Well, yes, but you also need to get organised and prepare for applications to medical and dental schools. The application process to study medicine or dentistry can seem complicated and convoluted, especially if you are applying to multiple universities across multiple states (which MedEntry strongly r ...

 

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Where can I apply if I am currently Studying at University?

27th August 2022

Where can I apply if I am currently Studying at University?

Are you already studying a degree at university and thinking of applying to study medicine or dentistry? If so, the requirements differ compared to if you are a standard, or school leaver applicant. Not all universities will accept students who are currently studying at university into their medical or dental programs, but some will. Furthermore, applying as a non-standard applicant can be ...

 

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3 Tips for Written Applications

25th August 2022

3 Tips for Written Applications

Some universities, including James Cook University and the University of New South Wales, require you to submit a written application when applying for medicine. Written applications may be used to select students for interview or guide interviewers’ questions on the day. They are therefore an important part of the application process. When so many students are submitting applications ...

 

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How Will Universities Use UCAT ANZ Scores?

23rd August 2022

How Will Universities Use UCAT ANZ Scores?

With the UCAT testing period over and students receiving their UCAT ANZ scores, a common question is: how will universities use UCAT scores? Every university is different when it comes to entry into medicine and dentistry, and entry requirements can be complicated and confusing. Most undergraduate medical and dentistry courses across Australia and New Zealand require candidates to sit and s ...

 

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Medicine Prerequisites: What are the Requirements for Studying Medicine at each University?

21st August 2022

Medicine Prerequisites: What are the Requirements for Studying Medicine at each University?

Entering medicine can be a confusing and complicated process, particularly if you are applying to multiple medical schools. If you wish to study medicine, you will need to ensure that you are studying the right subjects, and that you achieve certain minimum academic scores. The table below summarises the prerequisite subjects and minimum scores required for medical and dental courses across ...

 

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I’m interested in studying medicine. Which subjects should I choose in year 11 and 12?

19th August 2022

I’m interested in studying medicine. Which subjects should I choose in year 11 and 12?

Your ATAR is often just as important as your UCAT score when it comes to applying for medical schools in Australia. Because of this, a lot of discussion around choosing subjects for senior high school remains. Here are four factors to consider when choosing subjects, in order of importance.   1. University prerequisities Some universities have prerequisite subjects that you must ...

 

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5 Easy Ways to Start Preparing for Medical Interviews Now

15th August 2022

5 Easy Ways to Start Preparing for Medical Interviews Now

So you’ve made it through the UCAT and now all you want to do is breathe a sigh of relief and forget about the whole medical entry process. But it’s not over yet! Medical interviews are a very important and challenging aspect of the medical entry process. Medical interviews are worth up to 40-50% of the entry criteria for medicine, and at some universities, are the only factor u ...

 

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