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    I just did my UKCAT and i got 690 average (570 in VR, 720 in QR and 770 in AR) and i got SJ band 3..... This should be above most cut-offs shouldnt it??
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    (Original post by julesaquilina)
    I just did my UKCAT and i got 690 average (570 in VR, 720 in QR and 770 in AR) and i got SJ band 3..... This should be above most cut-offs shouldnt it??
    Depends on whether the average goes up this year. May be a bit risky for newcastle, southampton and glasgow if the average goes up. SJT band 3 will probably be to low for edinburgh. Also remember that some med schools use the SJT band to replace an interview station, so if you can avoid those places unless your confident.


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    Just sat my test:
    VR:520
    QR:740
    AR:680
    SJT: Band 3
    Will this be okay?
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    have my ukcat tomorrow is the ukcat official test easier or harder than the actual test?
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    I was thinking bristol and barts?
    (Original post by Natalierm2707)
    Depends on whether the average goes up this year. May be a bit risky for newcastle, southampton and glasgow if the average goes up. SJT band 3 will probably be to low for edinburgh. Also remember that some med schools use the SJT band to replace an interview station, so if you can avoid those places unless your confident.

    I was thinking bristol and barts?

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    (Original post by julesaquilina)
    I was thinking bristol and barts?
    I would say it would be good for bristol as they only use it as 10%.
    For barts it would depend on your UCAS points


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    (Original post by Natalierm2707)
    I would say it would be good for bristol as they only use it as 10%.
    For barts it would depend on your UCAS points


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    What about Edinburgh? What's a good score for them? I know that they want band 1 in SJT.
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    (Original post by natalia.medicine)
    What about Edinburgh? What's a good score for them? I know that they want band 1 in SJT.
    No, i would completely avoid as im pretty sure the UKCAT and SJT would drop you at least 3 points if not more, you would then need a completely outstanding personal statement and academic score to get an interview, its not worth the risk in my opinion considering how many amazing applicants edinburgh reject each year for silly things like this.

    I would personally say to be very safe at edinburgh you would need 750 with sjt band 1. Obviously people get in with less but often they will have full academic scores.

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    [QUOTE=Natalierm2707;66968414]Sadly this is very much below average (sorry if this is harsh). The average is usually somewhere around 620-630. With a score of 530 you really will struggle to get an interview any medical which heavily uses the ukcat. If you have very strong academics (mostly A*s, especially in the core subjects) then you could apply to some schools which dont use the UKCAT to much.

    I personally would take the BMAT if I were you to give yourself a good chance because your UKCAT is well below what most med schools have as a cut off score (cut offs are usually above 650).

    Sorry about being the bearer of bad news.



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    Hi do you know best Uni's to apply for with a UKAT of 653? Any help would be appreciatedTE].
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    [QUOTE=Charms tee;66976518]
    (Original post by Natalierm2707)
    Sadly this is very much below average (sorry if this is harsh). The average is usually somewhere around 620-630. With a score of 530 you really will struggle to get an interview any medical which heavily uses the ukcat. If you have very strong academics (mostly A*s, especially in the core subjects) then you could apply to some schools which dont use the UKCAT to much.

    I personally would take the BMAT if I were you to give yourself a good chance because your UKCAT is well below what most med schools have as a cut off score (cut offs are usually above 650).

    Sorry about being the bearer of bad news.



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    Hi do you know best Uni's to apply for with a UKAT of 653? Any help would be appreciatedTE].
    It honestly depends a lot on your other stats, your best idea is to go through each admissions document and calculate your score or see if you would meet requirements in previous years.

    You know the score though, avoid newcastle, exeter, southampton, Glasgow. Be careful with kings and barts, liecester and nottingham dependant on your academics.
    Also be wary of places like manchester.

    Places like cardiff, liverpool, birmingham,QUB, SGUL, bristol, Uae may be a good idea if your academics and UKCAT can push you to a good pre-interview score.

    If you are willing as well i would probably throw 1 BMAT choice in there.



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    (Original post by lukemanjan)
    Hi,
    I did the Kaplan mock last week and got 900 (35/36) in QR but just did official UKCAT mock a and got 430 (9/36) in this section. This has really worried me and i am starting to panic knowing that my UKCAT is a couple of days away!!!
    HELP!!!
    Dont panic, keep practising! You cant be perfect each time.


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    (Original post by natalia.medicine)
    What about Edinburgh? What's a good score for them? I know that they want band 1 in SJT.
    Around 730+ is needed with the exception of 2014 where it was unusually high at 750+
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    Hey

    I got a 667 average and Band 2 SJT in UKCAT.
    Is this enough for an interview at Leicester, Birmingham and Barts?
    My GCSEs are 8A*s, 2As and 2 Distinction*s
    (Planning to do BMAT as well)

    Thanks in advance
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    Does situational judgement make up less of the test? Like is it weighted less? Does it contribute to the number score at all or do we just get band 1/2/3/4?
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    (Original post by 21957)
    Hey

    I got a 667 average in UKCAT.
    Is this enough for an interview at Leicester, Birmingham and Barts?
    My GCSEs are 8A*s, 2As and 2 Distinction*s
    (Planning to do BMAT as well)

    Thanks in advance
    Well done! You can find out about Birmingham by using their calculator: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/...alculator.xlsx
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    (Original post by helloimastudent)
    gosh that is so good! how many hours of preparation have you done?
    I started on July 8th and my exam is next Tuesday and probably did about 2 hours a day until last week, where I started to do about 5 hours a day. The funny thing is that even though Ive done so much preparation, I still don't feel confident and I'm still not scoring consistently. This has been the most stressful period of my life. The UKCAT is questioning my existence atm lol.
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    (Original post by ib_hopeful)
    Does situational judgement make up less of the test? Like is it weighted less? Does it contribute to the number score at all or do we just get band 1/2/3/4?
    Hi ib_hopeful

    The SJT (non-cognitive) is considered in a different manner to the other sections (cognitive) and doesn't contribute towards your numerical score. The scores for SJT are given to you as a band, with one being the highest.

    Hope that is useful. Do let me know if you have any questions... always happy to help!

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    (Original post by Jammie123)
    Well done! You can find out about Birmingham by using their calculator: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/...alculator.xlsx
    Thanks. My score is 7.75 out of 9 for Birmingham. Hopefully that is enough. How did your ukcat go ?
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    (Original post by clairebear101)
    That reassures me so much as i am scoring about that in mocks too I am just worried about the VR as everyone is struggling, and i already struggle at it haha! are they ALL really long questions and statements and confusing text??
    I think I had about 2-3 t/f/ct questions and the rest were comprehensive which sucked lol but tbh I wasn't focusing properly so as long as you are focused you should be good! Also try to do well in the other two sections to pull up your average score. The other two sections were beautiful this year
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    (Original post by 21957)
    Thanks. My score is 7.75 out of 9 for Birmingham. Hopefully that is enough. How did your ukcat go ?
    That's a good score, well done again. I haven't got mine until the 10th September. I am regretting doing it so late now, eugh. Ah well, hopefully, it will be okay.

    I am looking to apply to Birmingham and Barts as well!
 
 
 
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