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Which UK Universities will use the UCAT in 2019?

18th February 2019

Which UK Universities will use the UCAT in 2019?

This blog outlines the UK Universities that will use the UCAT in 2019 to select students into medicine and dentistry programmes for 2019 entry.  For more comprehensive information regarding entry requirements, please contact the admissions officer of the course you are interested in, or visit the relevant university website. Notes: The Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery ...

 

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14th February 2019

How to prepare for and succeed in UCAT

UCAT stands for University Clinical Aptitude Test. Students who are interested in applying for most medical and dentistry courses across the United Kingdom in 2020 will need to sit and succeed in UCAT in 2019. UCAT is the single most important and difficult test that most students will face in their medical career. However, with the right preparation and approach, it is possible to excel in U ...

 

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Three Common Interview Questions and How To Approach Them

14th February 2019

Three Common Interview Questions and How To Approach Them

You have made it through the UCAT, found out your results... now it's time for the interview! Not sure where to start? In this blog, I have outlined three common medical interview questions, and how to prepare for them.   Why have you decided to study medicine and not pursue another field where you can help others, such as pharmacy, education, nursing or social work? This question is design ...

 

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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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Goodbye UKCAT, hello UCAT

31st January 2019

Goodbye UKCAT, hello UCAT

As of January 2019, the UKCAT (United Kingdom Clinical Aptitude Test) will now be known as the UCAT (University Clinical Aptitude Test). The UKCAT Consortium of Universities was originally established in 2006 to address British Universities’ concerns with selection fairness to their medical and dental programmes from an ever-increasing cohort of high achieving applicants. The consortium intro ...

 

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Why study Medicine?

31st January 2019

Why study Medicine?

There are only two things people seem ask you about in your final year of schooling: those big exams at the end of the year and what you want to do when they’re over. It’s a stressful and busy year with plenty of studying to be done. The constant questioning can be annoying, but it’s really important that you take the time to really look at what it is you are going to do next year. For anyone ...

 

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31st January 2019

LMS Update - New Highlighter

We have recently made some changes to the highlighter feature in our drills and exams, to make it slightly more useful! Firstly, you will now need to click on the highlighter to be able to highlight text: Afterwards, you will then notice the new highlighter cursor appears, meaning you are in “highlighting mode”: Now, simply click on the question and drag your mouse, release the mouse, a ...

 

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UCAT: Section by Section Breakdown

12th October 2018

UCAT: Section by Section Breakdown

  In this blog, we will discuss the structure and content of each of the five UCAT subtests. Also be sure to check out our free sample UCAT questions.   Section 1: Verbal Reasoning Number of questions: 44 Time allocated: 21 minutes Assesses: the ability to critically evaluate information that is presented in a written form. Style: student ...

 

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1st June 2018

LMS Update – New Bookmarks Page features

MedEntry has updated the question/guides bookmarks page on the LMS to provide fast access to some helpful materials. It is now possible to view all of your bookmarked drill/exam/Eureka questions at a glance, by clicking on the bookmarks link on the top of every page:   The new page now allows you to view the content of all bookmarked questions, and contains a simple navigation block to view ...

 

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Presenting yourself in interviews

31st January 2018

Presenting yourself in interviews

Many of you may be well into preparing for interviews. Practicing how to answer tough personal questions and scenarios are vital. However one aspect of doing an interview that people may not focus on is how to present yourself in front of the interviewer. Presentation is just as important as the content you say in an interview. Now you might be thinking, ‘there’s no way that’s true’ however le ...

 

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