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ATTENTION PARENTS: 5 Ways to help your Son or Daughter get into Medicine

25th June 2022

ATTENTION PARENTS: 5 Ways to help your Son or Daughter get into Medicine

Great things never come easy. Medicine is an incredibly rewarding, secure, well paid and respected profession in the UK. It is also the hardest course to get into. Furthermore, the final years of secondary school are a stressful and demanding time for your son or daughter, and the need to sit UCAT places additional pressure on them during this time. Thankfully there are ways y ...

 

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What's the Best UCAT Preparation Course?

21st June 2022

What's the Best UCAT Preparation Course?

If you wish to study medicine or dentistry, chances are you need to sit UCAT. UCAT is an important component of entry into most undergraduate medical and dental degrees across the United Kingdom. UCAT is a very difficult, time-pressured test, very unlike school or university exams. Quality UCAT preparation is therefore essential. There are hundreds of UCAT preparation courses available, and ...

 

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Medicine – The Big Picture

8th June 2022

Medicine – The Big Picture

So you’re going into your final year of schooling, and you’re super duper set on being a doctor. There are lots of ways you can keep hold of medicine as a big picture throughout this long and sometimes arduous year. By putting some of these points into action now, you will increase your chances of getting straight into med, pump up your motivation over the year, and be an awesome d ...

 

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Want to be a doctor? Here’s 5 things you should know

5th June 2022

Want to be a doctor? Here’s 5 things you should know

Want to be a doctor one day? There are a few things you should know before embarking on your journey. This blog outlines them.   1. There are A LOT of students in the same position as you It really is remarkable how many people want to study medicine. This is both good and bad news for you. The bad part is how small most medical cohorts are, which makes medical entry extremely co ...

 

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Timeline for Medical Entry 2023

25th May 2022

Timeline for Medical Entry 2023

Getting into medicine is a complex process. It’s not just about your academic performance, you also need to succeed in UCAT and interviews. There are many important deadlines that you must not miss if you are to enter your dream course. This blog outlines the key dates and tasks so you can ensure you keep on track!   Date Event Resp ...

 

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Everything you need to know about UCAT 2022

10th May 2022

Everything you need to know about UCAT 2022

Do you want to study medicine or dentistry in 2023? If so, you will need to sit UCAT 2022. This blog describes everything you need to know about UCAT 2022.   What is UCAT? UCAT stands for University Clinical Aptitude Test. The UCAT is a 2-hour long computer-based exam that is required to gain entry into most medicine and dentistry courses across Australia, New Zealand and the UK. ...

 

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Applying for Medicine in the UK and Australia?

13th April 2022

Applying for Medicine in the UK and Australia?

UCAT is used by universities in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom for selection of students into medicine and dentistry. If you wish to apply to universities in both Australia/New Zealand and the UK, there is a specific procedure relating to UCAT that you must follow: You will need to sit the UCAT ANZ. It is important that you sit this test so that your UCAT results are deliv ...

 

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Ten tips for surviving your first year of Medicine

12th April 2022

Ten tips for surviving your first year of Medicine

Medicine is tough, really tough but you’ve made it this far so you’re tougher. First year is a whirlwind and at times can seem overwhelming, but having made it through to the other side of those first few full-on months, I can hand on heart say that everyone is telling the truth when they say college will be the best time of your life. You’ll have ups and downs, I can guarant ...

 

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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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