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Why you should be Studying for the UCAT Right Now

1st July 2022

Why you should be Studying for the UCAT Right Now

Are you all aboard the express train to Procrastination Station? Are you experiencing a motivation crisis? Are you just about ready to give up? There may be many reasons why you’re feeling this way and they may be impacting on your will to study and prepare for UCAT. You may be feeling tired, overwhelmed, stressed.  You may have many other social, academic and extra-curricular co ...

 

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What Resources should I use to Prepare for UCAT?

30th June 2022

What Resources should I use to Prepare for UCAT?

Which UCAT preparation resource should I use when there is so much to choose from? There has been a proliferation of educational resources for all disciplines, and UCAT is no different. In the last few years there has been a huge increase in the UCAT resources available, both paid and free. In fact, there is so much out there that you could spend at least two whole years full time studying ...

 

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Top 5 Under-Rated UCAT Preparation Strategies

29th June 2022

Top 5 Under-Rated UCAT Preparation Strategies

There are hundreds of UCAT strategies out there, but not all are created equal. There are some UCAT strategies that are very important, but also completely under-rated by most UCAT candidates. Familiarising yourself with them will help you boost your UCAT performance. Ready? Here they are:   1. Learn how to speed-read Not enough students are working on improving their speed readi ...

 

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5 Key UCAT tips

28th June 2022

5 Key UCAT tips

There are a wealth of strategies and techniques that are useful in boosting your UCAT performance. Each UCAT section and question type requires a slightly different approach. Relevant techniques are discussed in detail in the MedEntry UCAT courses. Here are five important tips that will help you in preparing for and sitting UCAT.   1. Work on your UCAT weaknesses Each of the f ...

 

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Three Steps to UCAT Success

26th June 2022

Three Steps to UCAT Success

Preparing for UCAT can seem overwhelming. It can be difficult to know how to best prepare for UCAT and how to utilise your precious study time. Over the last two decades, MedEntry has developed an unrivalled understanding of the strategies used by the highest performers to tackle aptitude tests and get into medicine. This blog describes three steps to succeeding in UCAT.   1.&nbs ...

 

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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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4 Tips for Making the Most of your UCAT Study Time

24th June 2022

4 Tips for Making the Most of your UCAT Study Time

It’s easy to sit back at this point in the year and feel like you have forever until UCAT and while that might feel true, it’s definitely not. Right now is the time to be getting your head around the different question types in UCAT, finding your weaknesses and sorting them out, and working out how best to spend the next few months in preparing for UCAT. On that note, here are some ...

 

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Prepare for UCAT: Prepare for a Marathon

23rd June 2022

Prepare for UCAT: Prepare for a Marathon

Many students who have scored 99th percentile in the UCAT have said that preparing for UCAT is like preparing for a marathon. There are many similarities: they both require significant motivation, consistent practice over a period of time and a clear head under pressure. Not to mention that for many people both a marathon and the UCAT are the hardest challenges they have faced so far in t ...

 

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5 reasons to start your UCAT preparation now!

22nd June 2022

5 reasons to start your UCAT preparation now!

1. Master the UCAT Learning Curve The UCAT is a test unlike anything you have ever sat before. UCAT Verbal Reasoning is loosely connected to traditional reading comprehension texts and UCAT Quantitative Reasoning is mathematics-based, but both the style and time pressure is truly unique. Furthermore, it is highly unlikely that you will have ever encountered formal testing in the areas of UC ...

 

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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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