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 ...
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 university 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. ...
29th March 2023
5 Tips For UCAT Success
The UCAT is not an easy exam. It is intense both when you prepare for it and when you undertake it. It requires every ounce of mental concentration and effort to do well. However, you need not be worried about this: the conditions apply to everybody and what determines whether you will do well in UCAT is if you can perform better than your peers. Always remember that a large portion of student ...
27th March 2023
4 Steps to Transform your Weakest UCAT Subtest into your Strongest
Although I had been preparing for UCAT for over 6 months, with less than 2 weeks to go until the UCAT, I still wasn't feeling confident about UCAT Abstract Reasoning. I was consistently scoring in the high 80th or 90th percentiles for other UCAT subtests on the MedEntry online platform, but was still ranging from 40-70th percentile in UCAT Abstract Reasoning. Since I was happy with my perf ...
24th March 2023
Why is UCAT so Hard?
Most current medical students and doctors would agree that UCAT is probably the hardest and single most important test that they ever sat in their career. Many students, especially those who do not prepare effectively, are shocked by the difficulty of UCAT. Some who do prepare become disillusioned by the difficulty of UCAT. So why is UCAT so hard? And what can you do about it? Read o ...
23rd March 2023
CHANGES TO UCAT ANZ 2023
There has been an update to the structure and content of UCAT, which will apply to anyone sitting UCAT ANZ in 2023. For a summary of changes that occurred for UCAT ANZ 2022, see our blog. Summary of the changes Here’s a summary of the changes to UCAT ANZ 2023: UCAT Situational Judgement: the number of questions has increased by three (from 66 up to ...
23rd March 2023
A Guide to Pre-Med Papers at Auckland University - from a past student
It is difficult to find reliable information on what Medicine and your first year of study will look like at university, and the Auckland PreMed degrees are surely no exception. It can feel like navigating blind if you don’t have guidance, so here’s a summary of the courses you will sit in either your Health Science or Biomedical Science undergraduate year. The papers outlined i ...