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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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5 months until UCAT

24th February 2022

5 months until UCAT

Five months until the UCAT testing period begins! Are you feeling overwhelmed or stressed by your workload this year? Stress is a common problem that affects all of us at some point in our lives, but is stress bad for you? According to Kelly McGonigal stress isn’t the problem, it’s the mind’s negative response to stress that’s the problem. McGonigal explains that w ...

 

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Is medicine for me? 5 tips on how to make the big decision

21st January 2022

Is medicine for me? 5 tips on how to make the big decision

Trying to decide whether medicine is for you? Personally, it took me months and lots of research and thought to finally make that decision. Compared to most Bachelor degrees which are usually three years in duration, courses in medicine take much longer – about 5 years to complete. Then there is post-graduate study and specialist training. You could be looking at many years before you ar ...

 

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Sitting UCAT in 2022? Here's What's Coming For You

17th December 2021

Sitting UCAT in 2022? Here's What's Coming For You

MedEntry has been busy adding new features, resources and services to provide our students with the highest quality and most comprehensive UCAT preparation program. Here’s what’s coming for student sitting UCAT in 2022: Even more high quality UCAT questions MedEntry has a reputation for crafting the most accurate and high quality UCAT questions. Questions exactly replicate the style of UCAT ...

 

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Didn’t do well in UCAT? Here’s how to bounce back in four steps

18th October 2021

Didn’t do well in UCAT? Here’s how to bounce back in four steps

The UCAT is one of the three criteria for most undergraduate medicine schools in the United Kingdom. The UCAT may determine whether or not you receive an interview offer at certain universities, so many students put in the extra mile to maximise their UCAT results. There are many factors that can influence performance in UCAT, and receiving a lower mark than expected may feel like all our effo ...

 

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Final UCAT UK 2021 Test Statistics Available!

12th October 2021

Final UCAT UK 2021 Test Statistics Available!

Final test statistics for UCAT UK 2021 are now available on the UCAT UK website - UCAT UK has a percentile calculator available for your use on their results page. This blog describes how to interpret them. Where can I find my UCAT scores? After sitting UCAT, you will have received an email from Pearson VUE confirming that your scores are ready to be viewed. You should log into your P ...

 

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Applying to Dental School Strategically Using Your UCAT Score

7th October 2021

Applying to Dental School Strategically Using Your UCAT Score

With the UCAS October 15th deadline soon approaching, narrowing down the 15 available dentistry schools to 4 can seem like a daunting task. Our advice is to use your UCAT score and GCSEs strategically to apply to dental schools where you are most likely to be offered an interview. In this blog we will focus on how your UCAT score, achieved before the October 15th UCAS deadline, should help ...

 

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Applying to Medical School Strategically: Part 1 - Using Your UCAT Score

6th October 2021

Applying to Medical School Strategically: Part 1 - Using Your UCAT Score

With the UCAS October 15th deadline soon approaching, narrowing down the 33 medical schools into 4 is a difficult decision. To improve your chances of securing a place in medical school, it is important to use your UCAT scores and GCSEs strategically. Depending on how you have performed, you should apply medical schools where you are most likely to be offered a medical interview. In this bl ...

 

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Applying to Medical School Strategically: Part 2 - Where to Apply with an Excellent UCAT Score

6th October 2021

Applying to Medical School Strategically: Part 2 - Where to Apply with an Excellent UCAT Score

In this blog series we are exploring how you should use your UCAT scores when applying for medical school, in order to maximise your chances of securing a place. In this blog we will be focusing on which universities to consider applying to with an excellent UCAT score (705+).   What does my UCAT score mean? First of all, congratulations on achieving such a fantastic UCAT score! ...

 

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