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    (Original post by stardust-dream)
    ok so literally QR was my worst whilst practising, but it was my best section in the real thing I often got somewhere between 570-650 for QR in mocks (not just kaplan ones, the official ones and medify ones too), but I got 750 in the real thing so its either nicer marking in the real exam or I just got super lucky when guessing, because I thought I did really rubbish!! Try not to stress too much over QR, just take a deep breath before that section in the exam and you'll be fine
    the questions were simply easier.
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    (Original post by MF12345)
    Did my UKCAT today!
    QR - 780 (didn't get any higher than 600 in mocks )
    VR - 630 (very pleased as I thought I had completely bombed it)
    AR - 600 (not anything special but I never really got the hang of AR so I'm happy)
    band 1 SJ
    Average 670
    I'm pretty pleased, hopefully it will be enough as I'm applying to all Scottish uni's - though seeing so many people do amazingly on here (700+) amazes
    and worries me a little - how am I meant to compete with that!
    If anyone wants to ask me anything I'm more than happy to help
    can you delve into how you found qr please i am worried!!! what questions did they ask and were they long to work out?
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    (Original post by Sniperdon227)
    can you delve into how you found qr please i am worried!!! what questions did they ask and were they long to work out?
    I found QR significantly better and easier than any of the 1000q and a similar standard to Kaplan questions. I'd say 80-90% of the time the questions required simple calculations, mostly percentages fractions take away sums etc. As for the data, it was easy enough to understand most of the time and it was mainly pie chats, bar graphs and tables! I managed to complete roughly 80% of the questions, quickly guessing about 20%. It seems that a lot of people perform better and find the real QR much easier than mocks so don't worry, just keep practising!
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    (Original post by Xenon17)
    the questions were simply easier.
    they weren't any easier than QR in Kaplan mocks 1-6, because I'd say QR questions in the real exam were of the same difficulty. I really do think the marking for the real exam is different to that of the mocks.
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    (Original post by Not_a_horse)
    Guys do you think its strange that only 10,000 people have done the ukcat so far, last year 23,000 people did it and so far with only 3 weeks left not that many people will be doing it right?
    Apparently, going from UKCATS Twitter, there's 22000 people or so registered to do it, hopefully that means the average for this year will go down haha here's hoping.
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    Guys I'm applying with acheieved grades and so do you think they will be more lenient with my ukcat?
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    (Original post by MF12345)
    I found QR significantly better and easier than any of the 1000q and a similar standard to Kaplan questions. I'd say 80-90% of the time the questions required simple calculations, mostly percentages fractions take away sums etc. As for the data, it was easy enough to understand most of the time and it was mainly pie chats, bar graphs and tables! I managed to complete roughly 80% of the questions, quickly guessing about 20%. It seems that a lot of people perform better and find the real QR much easier than mocks so don't worry, just keep practising!
    Were there many multistep questions? I find the maths easy, it's just its really time consuming when there's multiple steps for a question. It takes more than 40 seconds and then I start panicking and i end up on a downward spiral.
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    (Original post by abzz11)
    Guys I'm applying with acheieved grades and so do you think they will be more lenient with my ukcat?
    I'm applying with achieved grades too. I think we just have to be careful in choosing unis. It all best to choose unis that look at ur a2 results and credit them in some way. If you dont mind me asking what grades did you get? Answer where aren't u thinking of applying. Pm if u want to
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    Anyone else find that there's next to no point in reviewing VR answers once you've done them? I mean it's kinda useful to see how to get the answer I guess but the main problem is being able to do it in the time limits of the exam itself. The questions themselves aren't actually hard.


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    (Original post by KB_97)
    I'm applying with achieved grades too. I think we just have to be careful in choosing unis. It all best to choose unis that look at ur a2 results and credit them in some way. If you dont mind me asking what grades did you get? Answer where aren't u thinking of applying. Pm if u want to
    could you pm me I've never got the jist of pming:/
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    (Original post by KB_97)
    I'm applying with achieved grades too. I think we just have to be careful in choosing unis. It all best to choose unis that look at ur a2 results and credit them in some way. If you dont mind me asking what grades did you get? Answer where aren't u thinking of applying. Pm if u want to
    Im also applying with achieved grades so if people could tell us which unis this will give us an advantage that would be really helpful 😀
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    (Original post by ford2910)
    Im also applying with achieved grades so if people could tell us which unis this will give us an advantage that would be really helpful 😀
    Tell me about it. Have you done your ukcat and what grades did you achieve if you don't mind me asking?
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    With an average score of 580 and Band 4, would you apply to any UKCAT universities (for foundation medicine)?
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    I got:
    VR-510
    QR- 650
    AR- 580
    SJ - Band 4 😫🔫
    Average: 580
    Which unis (apart from BMAT unis)?
    Im hoping to apply for foundation medicine
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    (Original post by abzz11)
    Tell me about it. Have you done your ukcat and what grades did you achieve if you don't mind me asking?
    GCSEs 5A*s 4As B in english language
    ALEVELS A*AAA (A* was in biology)
    UKCAT 660 band 1

    What about you? Where are you thinking of applying?
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    (Original post by KB_97)
    Were there many multistep questions? I find the maths easy, it's just its really time consuming when there's multiple steps for a question. It takes more than 40 seconds and then I start panicking and i end up on a downward spiral.
    There were quite a few, but they were pretty simple calculations and I always found that writing down the working really helped because it saved time (ie forgetting the number calculated for step one). Its really important not to panic as it means you are more likely to make a mistake and staying calm means you are more likely to work efficiently and accurately - I found writing the working calmed me down as well! However, if you take one look at a question and realise it will take a really long time and a few calculations, just guess and move onto easier ones
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    (Original post by stardust-dream)
    they weren't any easier than QR in Kaplan mocks 1-6, because I'd say QR questions in the real exam were of the same difficulty. I really do think the marking for the real exam is different to that of the mocks.
    no it isn't. There is only one correct answer for all sections except SJT.
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    (Original post by ford2910)
    GCSEs 5A*s 4As B in english language
    ALEVELS A*AAA (A* was in biology)
    UKCAT 660 band 1

    What about you? Where are you thinking of applying?
    First of all that is amazing. Well done you must have worked very hard.
    I got GCSE 7A*2A2B
    Alevels 2A*A
    And unis not too sure
    Could you tell me some ukcat tricks and yips because i am awful at it?
    What unis are you thinking about ?
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    (Original post by abzz11)
    First of all that is amazing. Well done you must have worked very hard.
    I got GCSE 7A*2A2B
    Alevels 2A*A
    And unis not too sure
    Could you tell me some ukcat tricks and yips because i am awful at it
    Thanks, yeah i did work really hard. I ve never been very good at VR and didnt finish it the first year i did it so this year i did all the true/false questions and then put and answer and flagged the 4 answer questions and came back to them. I knew i wouldnt get through them all so i decided it was better to guess some at the beginning to get through them all and then come back to as many as i could. QR apart from clicking the answer you can do everything else on the keypad including all the calculator functions. AR I know people constantly say it but practice, so many patterns repeat. I found question types 1 and 4 easier and quicker so i did those ones first and then put down an answer and flagged type 2/3. SJT read good medical practice or a summary of it. Read the explanations for the answers once you ve done the questions.
    Unis: I think my UKCAT is high enough for liverpool... I hope and then im not sure about the others.
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    guys help me please

    i got 10a*2A for gcse
    aaaa for as level in bio chem maths and econ
    predicted grades a*a*aa
    ukcat 607

    what unis should i apply to?
    thinking of imperial, ucl for medicine-BMAT unis
    queens and st georges for medicine-bmat unis
    and kings for bio med

    i was wondering also if queen marys for biomed, do you they not have any interviews,do they give straight offers
 
 
 
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