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BREAKING: GAMSAT 2020 WILL BE REMOTELY SUPERVISED AND HELD ONLINE

9th April 2020

BREAKING: GAMSAT 2020 WILL BE REMOTELY SUPERVISED AND HELD ONLINE

GAMSAT (Graduate Medical School Admissions Test) will be held online via remote supervision this year, for the first time ever. GAMSAT is used for admission into postgraduate medical programs at some universities, mainly in Australia, Ireland and the United Kingdom. GAMSAT is normally a written test that takes place in large testing halls. With the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, this is not cur ...

 

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COVID-19 & UCAT 2020: We are with you, every step of the way

7th 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: 6th form, 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? ...

 

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COVID-19 and UCAT UK 2020: What Should I Do?

2nd April 2020

COVID-19 and UCAT UK 2020: What Should I Do?

With the COVID-19 pandemic and rapid escalation of cases across the United Kingdom and the world, you may be wondering how this affects UCAT UK 2020 and your UCAT preparation. This blog answers some frequently asked questions.  Will UCAT UK 2020 be going ahead? It is very likely that UCAT UK 2020 will be proceeding. However, it is likely that timelines for testing will shift. Registration a ...

 

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GAMSAT will be run online in 2020

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 applies to a ...

 

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28th February 2020

Everything you need to know about UCAT 2020

Do you want to study medicine or dentistry in 2021? If so, you will need to sit UCAT 2020. This blog describes everything you need to know about UCAT 2020. What is UCAT 2020? UCAT 2020 is a 2 hour long, computer-based test. It measures a range of aptitudes and skills considered to be important as a medical student and doctor. UCAT 2020 is very different to traditional knowledge-based tests ...

 

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What is the UCAT test?

11th February 2020

What is the UCAT test?

UCAT stands for University Clinical Aptitude Test. UCAT is an important criterion for entry into medicine and some dental courses at most Universities across the United Kingdom in 2021. UCAT includes constructs which are considered important and desirable for future healthcare professionals. It comprises five sections: verbal reasoning, decision making, quantitative reason ...

 

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What can you do now to enhance your UCAT performance? Tip 1: Read widely and critically

11th December 2019

What can you do now to enhance your UCAT performance? Tip 1: Read widely and critically

UCAT will take place in July 2020. However, there are a few things you can start doing now to enhance your UCAT skills. Our first tip is to read widely and critically. UCAT questions draw from a range of sources, including magazines, newspapers, research papers and internet articles. You may be required to interpret a passage of text, table, graph or other diagram in UCAT.  Questions cover va ...

 

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What can you do now to enhance your UCAT performance? Tip 2: Brush up on your maths skills

4th December 2019

What can you do now to enhance your UCAT performance? Tip 2: Brush up on your maths skills

    UCAT will take place in July 2020. However, there are a few things you can start doing now to enhance your UCAT performance. Our second tip is to brush up on your maths skills. UCAT is not a maths test, it is a test of your reasoning skills. However, many of the questions in the Quantitative Reasoning and Decision Making subtests of UCAT require mathematical manipulations. Although you ...

 

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What can you do now to enhance your UCAT performance? Tip: Work on your speed

22nd November 2019

What can you do now to enhance your UCAT performance? Tip: Work on your speed

UCAT will start in July 2020. However, there are a few things you can start doing now to enhance your UCAT performance. Tip 3 is to work on your speed. The questions in UCAT are not particularly challenging, and most students are be able to answer the majority of questions correctly if given sufficient time. However, UCAT is extremely time pressured, and many students are simply unable to ans ...

 

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UCAT Courses

22nd October 2019

UCAT Courses

MedEntry provides a couple of quality UCAT Courses to help students prepare for this difficult and important test. MedEntry’s UCAT Courses include the Online Learning Package and Platinum Package.   Online Learning Package The Online Learning Package provides comprehensive preparation for those unable to attend a UCAT Course in person. This UCAT Course features 1 ...

 

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