Guiding students to a career in medicine

Students aiming for a career in medicine may represent a relatively small number of your students, but they often require significant guidance. This page is specifically for the careers counsellors, teachers and principals who will play a vital role in preparing students for their university studies.

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Becoming a doctor

The journey to a successful medical or dental career is long and complex. It’s important to provide students with a clear view of the road ahead, an understanding of each critical step and the confidence to overcome difficult obstacles like the UCAT and interviews. Based on our 20 years of experience, MedEntry has mapped each checkpoint of your student’s education and early career.

Key steps:

  • Choosing the right subjects
  • Learning about the career
  • Sitting the UCAT
  • Applying to universities
  • Succeeding in interviews
  • Becoming a doctor
Read our guide to becoming a doctor
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Understanding the UCAT

MedEntry is home to the World's largest online repository of UCAT resources and information. Our UCAT section provides students with valuable web pages, downloads, sample questions and a practice exam. We suggest all educators advise their students to watch the UCAT Information Seminar video and download the UCAT Handbook.

Need access to more information, sample questions and a practice exam?

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Free UCAT Information Seminar

This 2-hour seminar by Dr Ray Boyapati is an excellent introduction to the UCAT and the medical entrance process. Presented to a large audience of students, parents, teachers and principals, the bootcamp provides a complete overview of the processes, challenges and decisions all students will face when applying for a career in medicine.

The UCAT Handbook

Packed with information on the UCAT, interview preparation and pathways to becoming a doctor or dentist, this 110+ page handbook is essential for anyone providing guidance to future medical students. The book can be downloaded at no cost and without signing up, for all teachers, guidance counsellors and principals.

MedEntry teacher portal

Careers counsellors, teachers and principals are critical to the success of medical students. That’s why we offer exclusive resources designed to equip you with the tools and knowledge that will ensure students obtain the right advice. Every download and invitation is free of charge including the offer to send print material and provide presentations at schools.

Career practitioners UCAT Seminar

Presented by MedEntry's Director of Education, Dr. Ray Boyapati (Consultant Gastroenterologist and Monash University lecturer) to a large group of career practitioners, this seminar addresses every pain point and challenge faced by educators as they guide aspiring medical students.

Note: Although this talk refers to entry into medicine in Australia / NZ, the key ideas are similar for the UK.

Useful Downloads

Exclusive to educators, MedEntry offers downloads of UCAT and medical entry resources. If you’d like a free printed copy of posters, brochures or handbooks, simply contact us.

UCAT Handbook

This comprehensive 118 page guide covers everything you need to know about entry into medicine and dentistry.

UCAT 'Bootcamp' Info Seminar

A 2 hour seminar by our Director of Education, Dr Ray Boyapati. Ray has helped thousands of students to enter medicine over the last 15 years, and shares his secrets to success.

2022 UCAT Poster A2

A2 poster with information about the 2022 UCAT. Print it off and post on your school noticeboard!

2022 UCAT Info Sheet A4

Convenient printable A4 summary of all the essential information on the UCAT. Print it off and hand to your students!

MedEntry Brochure

Information leaflet about MedEntry's services.

Discount Codes

MedEntry has a commitment to helping as many students as possible access our quality resources. As a valued teacher, you can help nominate them for discounts.

Bulk Group Discounts

If you have a number of students wishing to undertake the MedEntry course, we can provide a code that will allow them to undertake the Platinum package at our group rate (>30% saving).

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Nominate Student For A Bursary

As a careers teacher, you have the opportunity to provide one of your students with a MedEntry bursary which will entitle them to a discount of over 60% off our most popular UCAT package, the Platinum Package (online platform + Dr Ray's UCAT workshop).

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Free events

Free events

MedEntry extends an open invitation to all careers counsellors, teachers and principals who would like to attend one of our UCAT Workshops. These inspiring workshops are considered by our students to be the highlight of their UCAT preparation. Usually included in our Platinum and Diamond packages, these workshops are free of charge to educators.

Book your UCAT Workshop

Would you like to arrange a Q & A for your students with MedEntry’s student support officer, free of charge?

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