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Getting the most from your UCAT practice exams

3rd July 2022

Getting the most from your UCAT practice exams

With every passing week, the date of your UCAT exam is inching closer.  Perhaps you are working through the MedEntry curriculum modules, QBank, skills trainers and perhaps even UCAT subtest mocks. This will all aid your preparation, but an important question is, have you completed a full-length UCAT practice exam yet? Completing a full length UCAT practice exam can be intimidating and ...

 

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Keeping The Balance

15th June 2022

Keeping The Balance

Keeping the balance is something we all struggle with, myself included. At the commencement of the year, I jumped into everything. Then, at the end of term one, I crashed, and in term two I tried to do nothing. Neither of these worked for me, and over the remainder of the year I learnt some important lessons about keeping the balance. Not only was I happier and more well-rounded as a result ...

 

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When Should I sit my First UCAT Practice Exam?

12th June 2022

When Should I sit my First UCAT Practice Exam?

Whether you’ve already begun to prepare for the UCAT or are just setting up a UCAT study plan, you’ve probably asked yourself the question: when should I sit my first UCAT full length practice exam? Unfortunately, there’s no straight forward, cookie-cutter answer. The answer to this question can vary. However, it should be noted that there’s not necessarily a “wro ...

 

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10 Biggest UCAT Myths

7th April 2022

10 Biggest UCAT Myths

Myth 1: UCAT scores aren’t important if you have a solid academic background Even medical school applicants who get perfect academic scores can flake out on the UCAT and miss out on a place in medicine. The UCAT is one of three important elements of your medical school application (the other two being your academic results and interview), so it is vital that you take the UCAT seriousl ...

 

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UCAT Weekly Classes Now Available!

17th March 2022

UCAT Weekly Classes Now Available!

Have you ever wished you could have a regular UCAT tutor and classmates with whom you could discuss difficult UCAT questions? If that is true then MedEntry’s online, live-streamed Weekly UCAT Classes will benefit you. The UCAT Weekly Classes run for twelve weeks from March to June. Your tutor will work through the five sections of the UCAT, covering each of the UCAT question types, de ...

 

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Exclusive UCAT Skills Trainers for all UCAT Subtests!

15th May 2020

Exclusive UCAT Skills Trainers for all UCAT Subtests!

MedEntry is delighted to offer our students innovative, exclusive UCAT skills trainers for each of the four UCAT cognitive subtests. You will not find anything like our skills trainers on any other UCAT platform. These skills trainers have been developed by an expert team of IT Engineers, academics and high achieving UCAT students. The UCAT skills trainers: Target key UCAT skills that are imp ...

 

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Keyword Scanning Trainer

10th April 2020

Keyword Scanning Trainer

Most students find UCAT Verbal Reasoning to be the most time pressured subtest. You will have less than 30 seconds to answer each question! An effective strategy to answer UCAT Verbal Reasoning questions correctly is keyword scanning. This involves identifying keywords that appear in the question stem, and scanning the text for them. Reading around the keywords can help you to quickly l ...

 

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Prepare for UCAT using MedEntry’s replica UCAT Platform

14th February 2019

Prepare for UCAT using MedEntry’s replica UCAT Platform

  When preparing for UCAT, it is essential that you practice answering questions using the same platform that you will be using on UCAT test day. Practicing on a UCAT computer-based platform has several advantages: You will get used to using the important, unique features of the UCAT platform, including keyboard shortcuts, and the ‘flag’ and ‘review’ functions Research has consistently sh ...

 

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