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WHAT IS UCAT 2020?

17th July 2020

WHAT IS UCAT 2020?

UCAT stands for University Clinical Aptitude Test. Unlike traditional school and university exams which assess knowledge, UCAT 2020 assesses generic skills, including verbal aptitude, mathematical understanding and abstract reasoning. Students who wish to study medicine or dentistry in the United Kingdom in 2021 will need to sit and succeed in UCAT 2020. UCAT 2020 is comprised of five separa ...

 

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IMPROVE YOUR UCAT TIMING WITH MEDENTRY’S UCAT TIMING TRAINER

17th July 2020

IMPROVE YOUR UCAT TIMING WITH MEDENTRY’S UCAT TIMING TRAINER

Timing is of the essence in UCAT. If you were given sufficient time to answer UCAT questions, the majority of students would perform very well. However, the UCAT Consortium intentionally gives students insufficient time to answer UCAT questions, in order to distinguish the top UCAT candidates from the rest. Because timing is so important, MedEntry has developed a UCAT ‘Timing Trainer’ feature ...

 

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UCAT Registrations: What Testing Date Should I Choose?

1st July 2020

UCAT Registrations: What Testing Date Should I Choose?

Registrations to sit UCAT 2020 are now open! If you are planning to sit UCAT in 2020, we suggest booking your UCAT testing date as soon as possible. Remember, popular dates to sit UCAT do book out! Here are three key tips for choosing your perfect UCAT 2020 testing date. 1. Choose your UCAT date and time carefully UCAT is an important test, so it is vital that you take some time to consider ...

 

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MedEntry UCAT Exam Percentile Rankings

26th June 2020

MedEntry UCAT Exam Percentile Rankings

UCAT scores may look complicated, but essentially all they do is compare your performance against other UCAT candidates. Therefore, to understand how you are performing in UCAT, you need an indication of how your performance compares to others. MedEntry makes this easy by converting your raw UCAT practice exam results into percentile rankings. These percentiles compare your performance agai ...

 

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UCAT UK 22 June 2020 Update

24th June 2020

UCAT UK 22 June 2020 Update

UCAT UK has released more details on how the UCAT will be operated in the UK in 2020. Registration will open on the 1st July as previously advertised, and candidates will be able to take the test at a test centre or at home. MedEntry advises that you think carefully about where you will best perform your best before deciding where you take the test as there are many factors that may affect yo ...

 

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Should I Sit UCAT UK 2020 at a Testing Centre or at Home?

19th June 2020

Should I Sit UCAT UK 2020 at a Testing Centre or at Home?

For the first time ever, UCAT UK 2020 will be offered online, allowing candidates to choose to sit UCAT from home. Students will be able to choose two options when sitting UCAT UK this year: UCAT Online: sit UCAT UK at home, using Pearson VUE’s online proctoring service (OnVUE) Standard UCAT: sit UCAT UK in a Pearson VUE testing centre (as has occurred in the past) There wil ...

 

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COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) AND MEDICAL ENTRY UPDATES

12th June 2020

COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) AND MEDICAL ENTRY UPDATES

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to several changes to the medical entry process in the UK in 2020. This blog summarises the changes. School closure and cancelled exams From 20 March 2020, educational settings were closed in the UK. GCSE and A-Level examinations due to take place in Summer 2020 were cancelled. Instead, students will be provided with calculated grades for A-Levels. These will b ...

 

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BREAKING: UCAT UK 2020 WILL PROCEED (WITH SOME CHANGES)!

3rd June 2020

BREAKING: UCAT UK 2020 WILL PROCEED (WITH SOME CHANGES)!

The UCAT UK Consortium have recently confirmed that UK UCAT 2020 will proceed, with a few changes. This blog discusses the changes in detail. Change #1: You can choose to sit UCAT in a testing centre, or at home Normally, UCAT UK takes place in Pearson VUE testing centres across the UK and the world. However, the coronavirus pandemic has led to the closure of some Pearson VUE testing cen ...

 

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NEW UCAT VIDEO GUIDES AVAILABLE FOR YOUR UCAT 2020 REVISION!

3rd June 2020

NEW UCAT VIDEO GUIDES AVAILABLE FOR YOUR UCAT 2020 REVISION!

UCAT ANZ 2020 will be proceeding in August! To help you revise, MedEntry is delighted to launch our brand new, interactive video guides which cover each of the five UCAT subtests. MedEntry students have access to 25 UCAT video guides created with state of the art learning technology. These video guides will cover key strategies to help you answer each type of UCAT question quickly and accurat ...

 

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Integrate your MedEntry UCAT Study Plan into your daily calendar!

21st May 2020

Integrate your MedEntry UCAT Study Plan into your daily calendar!

MedEntry’s interactive, personalised UCAT study planner can now be synchronised with your daily calendar! Your MedEntry UCAT Study Planner can be added to most calendar applications with a single click. If your computer or mobile device does not support a one-click setup, then don’t despair! We have compiled detailed instructions to help you sync your Apple Calendar, Google Calendar or Mi ...

 

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