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    (Original post by Medici103)
    As far as I know, Barts, Newcastle, and Southampton are all quite UKCAT heavy so you may have to research some alternative choices. I think there is a spreadsheet detailing how each med school use the UKCAT. Barts may be an option if you have stellar academics as they use 50:50 UKCAT and UCAS tariff.
    I know unfortunately but if I get my ucas tariff to be in the 700s I might have a chance.
    Have you got any advice on how to gain extra ucas points excluding EPQ or extra AS levels
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    (Original post by Natalierm2707)
    Applying to barts, Newcastle and southampton with a 610 will most likely mean a rejection I am afraid.
    Which unis don't take the ukcat as highly? Btw I was told by someone the cut off for dentistry at Newcastle was 590 last year hm not sure if that is right
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    (Original post by Abubakr 7232)
    I know unfortunately but if I get my ucas tariff to be in the 700s I might have a chance.
    Have you got any advice on how to gain extra ucas points excluding EPQ or extra AS levels
    Maybe have a look at the tariff tables that were used for 2016 entry. Although the points are different for 2017 entry they may give you some guidance as to what sort of qualifications carry UCAS tariff points. Other than that I really don't know if there is much you can do to improve your tariff outside of EPQ etc.
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    Which unis don't take the ukcat as highly? Btw I was told by someone the cut off for dentistry at Newcastle was 590 last year hm not sure if that is right
    590?? You would have to confirm with newcastle, I am going off the medicine cut offs and it sure wasnt 590, it was somewhere in the high 600s, but dentisrty (if that is what your applying for) will have different cut offs.

    All universities now require the UKCAT or BMAT for entry, but some do not use it as heavily. The issue with these schools though is because they dont use the UKCAT much they rely really heavily on another factor for selection:
    Cardiff: rely on really high GCSE score (mostly A* grades if not all).
    Birmingham: rely on really high GCSE score (mostly A* grades)
    QUB: rely on really high GCSE score.
    Bristol: rely on personal statement
    Sheffield: have a cut off of 1800 but then rely heavily on the personal statement.
    Keele: exclude SJT band 4 and the bottom 20% of UKCAT scores. After this they rely heavily on the R&R form which requires a lot of work experience and voluntary work.

    Obviously all BMAT schools are open for consideration if you meet their requirements.
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    In the exam do we get earphones or headphones?
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    (Original post by Pra99)
    In the exam do we get earphones or headphones?
    I was given a headset and some ear plugs. Personally, I didn't want to try anything new so just used the headset. They work ok i guess.... but the problem with my test centre was that there was construction going on outside and the headset wasn't very good at blocking that out !
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    (Original post by adrian1998)
    Here's wt i got
    Medify mock 1
    VR 650
    QR 800
    AR 770

    Real exam
    VR 570
    QR 900
    AR 870
    Oh wow so you generally improved a lot apart from verbal! That's a good sign! Congrats on your score btw!
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    (Original post by isabella1999)
    Oh wow so you generally improved a lot apart from verbal! That's a good sign! Congrats on your score btw!
    What score did you get in Medify 3? I havent done it yet but I was just wondering if it was harder than the first 2.
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    Hi Guys!
    I've just done my UKCAT and got:
    VR-720
    QR-800
    AR-750
    SJ-Band 2

    I'm applying for graduate entry medicine and am predicted a first in my current degree. Is my UKCAT good enough for uni's such as warwick, barts and newcastle that put a lot of weight on UKCAT?

    Also, if anyone wants any advice for UKCAT just let me know!*
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    Hi guys,
    I've just done my UKCAT and got;
    VR-720
    QR-800
    AR-750
    SJ-Band 2

    Im applying for graduate entry medicine and am wondering if my score is good enough for UKCAT heavy universities like warwick, barts and newcastle?

    Also, if anyone wants any advice just let me know *
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    I just did my UKCAT,

    I got
    VR 570
    QR 740
    AR 650

    Average 653.
    SJ band 2

    Which universities is this good enough for? I'd like to apply to the higher ranking universities because my GCSE and AS grades are high, but I'm not too sure if this is good enough for Newcastle. I was thinking Edinburgh, Sheffield, and St. Andrews. I've seen the UKCAT requirements for all of these but I was just wondering what your opinions are on this.

    Thanks
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    (Original post by Natalierm2707)
    590?? You would have to confirm with newcastle, I am going off the medicine cut offs and it sure wasnt 590, it was somewhere in the high 600s, but dentisrty (if that is what your applying for) will have different cut offs.

    All universities now require the UKCAT or BMAT for entry, but some do not use it as heavily. The issue with these schools though is because they dont use the UKCAT much they rely really heavily on another factor for selection:
    Cardiff: rely on really high GCSE score (mostly A* grades if not all).
    Birmingham: rely on really high GCSE score (mostly A* grades)
    QUB: rely on really high GCSE score.
    Bristol: rely on personal statement
    Sheffield: have a cut off of 1800 but then rely heavily on the personal statement.
    Keele: exclude SJT band 4 and the bottom 20% of UKCAT scores. After this they rely heavily on the R&R form which requires a lot of work experience and voluntary work.

    Obviously all BMAT schools are open for consideration if you meet their requirements.
    After attending the open day for Sheffield, their UKCAT cut off is 680 for 2017. They are not looking at all at personal statement this year, as I quote "they are all too generic."
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    I'm sitting my UKCAT in two weeks and QR is still definitely my weakest section. I've been practicing a lot but I don't feel I'm getting better and many people here seem to be doing well in QR. Anyone got any tips?
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    I got 775 average over 4 sections and Band 1 SJ last year. Happy to give advice.
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    (Original post by Uni12345678)
    I just did my UKCAT,

    I got
    VR 570
    QR 740
    AR 650

    Average 653.
    SJ band 2

    Which universities is this good enough for? I'd like to apply to the higher ranking universities because my GCSE and AS grades are high, but I'm not too sure if this is good enough for Newcastle. I was thinking Edinburgh, Sheffield, and St. Andrews. I've seen the UKCAT requirements for all of these but I was just wondering what your opinions are on this.

    Thanks
    Well done on your result, can i ask how u were doing in the mocks running up to this and what each section compares to?
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    Sorry, I'm sure this has been answered already but I'm really confused about the difficulty on Medify, the UKCAT online tests and the 1000/600 Qs book compared to the real exam.

    How is the difficulty per subtest? What resource is the most similar to the exam?

    Thanks


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    (Original post by pooji11)
    I'm sitting my UKCAT in two weeks and QR is still definitely my weakest section. I've been practicing a lot but I don't feel I'm getting better and many people here seem to be doing well in QR. Anyone got any tips?
    On Medify I was averaging between 570 and 650 and got 830 in it on the day. This was way higher than I was expecting, but I did a lot of practice just by doing timed practice on the Medify questions over and over again. Also I found the questions easier on the whole on the day keep an eye on the time but focus on getting the questions you complete right, not on finishing every question. My average was 713 (my VR let me down) with a band 1 in SJ, and I think this is a half decent score?
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    (Original post by ipanda99)
    Sorry, I'm sure this has been answered already but I'm really confused about the difficulty on Medify, the UKCAT online tests and the 1000/600 Qs book compared to the real exam.

    How is the difficulty per subtest? What resource is the most similar to the exam?

    Thanks


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    I found generally the exam was easier for all sections overall!
    including SJT! in mocks i never got band 1 ever but in the real thing i did!
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    (Original post by clairebear101)
    Well done on your result, can i ask how u were doing in the mocks running up to this and what each section compares to?
    Thanks!
    Okay so I did medify mocks, Kaplan, and the official mocks.
    My highest average I ever got was 670, after 3/4 weeks of preparation, so I knew I wasn't going to get over 700 because I just didn't feel like it was possible for me and hence I didn't bother rescheduling since it would take time out of more important work.
    Verbal reasoning, is about the same as medify, and Kaplan. The official tests are more difficult. My score was on the lower end of what I usually got in mocks but to be fair i think I messed up in the exam so I was lucky to get that score.
    Quantitative reasoning was much much easier, the score I got was the highest I've ever had.
    Abstract was harder for me, but again I feel like it was my performance on the day. I've seen easier patterns in exams I've done in the past so I once got 830 on abstract but got 650 in the real thing.
    Situational was pretty much the same.
    Good luck
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    (Original post by Pra99)
    What score did you get in Medify 3? I havent done it yet but I was just wondering if it was harder than the first 2.
    I got 689 average so not great... Medify 1 was still my best
 
 
 
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