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    (Original post by Lostperson)
    mocks are very very hard in comparison to real test x
    Agreed! Especially the QR section! While practicing, QR was always my worst section (550-600), but ended up being my best in the real test!
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    (Original post by Gwenog_quidditch)
    Omg tysm I can't tell you how much of a relief that is!!
    no problem x
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    is the AR sort of like the isc 1000 book or easier?????
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    (Original post by 11...)
    has ukcat contacted you guys yet. i received email about the deciles till date and they said they will email us later about ucas uni choices
    Are the deciles different to the preliminary ones that came out last week?
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    (Original post by Ikram99)
    What score did u get and the Band?
    (I don't think anyone did as bad as me lol)
    Well trust me when i say this mine is probably one of the worst one out there. BAND 4 ON SITUATIONAL JUDGEMENT. (and apparently only psychopaths get band 4). All other sections 580s except for QR which i struggled most on before but got 620 which is still garbage i know but it was my best section. The thing that pisses me of the most is that i used to get minimum band 2 every mock i did on Situational judgement and then i completely screw it up in an actual exam.
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    (Original post by lostperson)
    is the ar sort of like the isc 1000 book or easier?????
    trust me when i say this donot use the 1000 ukcat book if you're not going to time yourself while doing the questions.
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    (Original post by Roman hang Limbu)
    trust me when i say this donot use the 1000 ukcat book if you're not going to time yourself while doing the questions.
    what do you mean ? :s
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    (Original post by .......Jeff458)
    It really isn't that easy. I guess it depends on the individual.

    I am saying because she doesn't want to leave Scotland, she may aswell fill in her choices instead of leaving them blank and not using all 4! Better to be hopeful and use what you have.
    Bmat is much easier to learn and prepare for, it's less of a niche test and you can learn it instead of relying on anything else.
    It'd be better to get an offer elsewhere and then decide because who knows she might change her mind and might never get an offer in Scotland in the future anyway.
    There's not much point applying to places with ukcat cut off scores which are generally much higher than her scores and especially this year, perhaps if she is devoted to medicine then it'd be best to not be sold on the idea of staying in Scotland.
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    (Original post by 11...)
    If you have good grades, good ukcat score and good personal statement, then you should be fine and be receiving interview/s.
    Thanks for that insightful comment lol who are you speaking to? You should quote people and then send the msg to them
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    (Original post by Lostperson)
    what do you mean ? :s
    Is there even an Isc 1000 question book? I thought it was 600?
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    (Original post by Squishy•)
    Is there even an Isc 1000 question book? I thought it was 600?
    the new version is 1000 ... which i think covers new type AR Type1 -4
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    (Original post by Squishy•)
    Bmat is much easier to learn and prepare for, it's less of a niche test and you can learn it instead of relying on anything else.
    It'd be better to get an offer elsewhere and then decide because who knows she might change her mind and might never get an offer in Scotland in the future anyway.
    There's not much point applying to places with ukcat cut off scores which are generally much higher than her scores and especially this year, perhaps if she is devoted to medicine then it'd be best to not be sold on the idea of staying in Scotland.
    what makes you say the BMAT is easier to prep for?
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    (Original post by Lostperson)
    what makes you say the BMAT is easier to prep for?
    Two sections are easily learned. The science section is simple and has been covered at gcse anyway. Just little practice for time is fine.
    The essay is easy to get a high score, as long as you know about the basic principles of being a doctor and have a GCSE in english language that's all you need.
    The first section is a little bit trickier but easier to practice than any subtest of UKCAT other than sjt.
    Basically for the same reason that GCSEs are easier to get a higher grade in than UKCAT is.
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    Hello guys!
    I do IB! and
    Predicted 40
    HL 666 (maybe 766 than it will be 41)
    UKCAT avg. 726.7 /SJT 3

    Where should I apply? I really really want to goto KCL medicine, and I am international student, would I stand a chance?

    Please help!
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    Hello all, just sat my UKCAT test.

    My scores are:
    Verbal: 580
    Quantitative: 900
    Abstract: 750

    Pretty pleased, I'd recommend everyone to use Alt+C to open the calculator as it saves valuable time. Additionally, I would say the quantitative reasoning section is easier in the exam than the practices. I got like 650-700 avg. in the practices.
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    (Original post by Jackster556)
    Hello all, just sat my UKCAT test.

    My scores are:
    Verbal: 580
    Quantitative: 900
    Abstract: 750

    Pretty pleased, I'd recommend everyone to use Alt+C to open the calculator as it saves valuable time. Additionally, I would say the quantitative reasoning section is easier in the exam than the practices. I got like 650-700 avg. in the practices.
    That's amazing! Well done!


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    (Original post by Roman hang Limbu)
    Well trust me when i say this mine is probably one of the worst one out there. BAND 4 ON SITUATIONAL JUDGEMENT. (and apparently only psychopaths get band 4). All other sections 580s except for QR which i struggled most on before but got 620 which is still garbage i know but it was my best section. The thing that pisses me of the most is that i used to get minimum band 2 every mock i did on Situational judgement and then i completely screw it up in an actual exam.
    Your score is not the worst out there. Just make sure you apply to universities that aren't ukcat heavy and chances of success are not 0%. So don't undermine yourself just yet. Stay optimistic. If things really aren't looking well then if you're in England try the BMAT. Best of luck. Or you could try again next year but still apply this year - you stand a fair chance.
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    (Original post by Jackster556)
    Hello all, just sat my UKCAT test.

    My scores are:
    Verbal: 580
    Quantitative: 900
    Abstract: 750

    Pretty pleased, I'd recommend everyone to use Alt+C to open the calculator as it saves valuable time. Additionally, I would say the quantitative reasoning section is easier in the exam than the practices. I got like 650-700 avg. in the practices.
    Hey nice score, How many data questions were on QR? Were there a lot of long questions? How did you prepare also.
    How did you find Abstract reasoning? Were the patterns similar to medify?
    Was Vr harder than medify?
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    (Original post by Roman hang Limbu)
    Well trust me when i say this mine is probably one of the worst one out there. BAND 4 ON SITUATIONAL JUDGEMENT. (and apparently only psychopaths get band 4). All other sections 580s except for QR which i struggled most on before but got 620 which is still garbage i know but it was my best section. The thing that pisses me of the most is that i used to get minimum band 2 every mock i did on Situational judgement and then i completely screw it up in an actual exam.
    Morning,

    Don't worry about your UKCAT score! You've still got the BMAT as a back up, and there are actual five possible universities you can still apply to with a low UKCAT.

    For instance, Bristol have only just started using the UKCAT to select candidates. Your score will actually only count towards 10% of your application, with 70% focusing on your personal statement!

    Check out this free blog: where to apply with a low UKCAT score

    Good luck with your application!
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    I got an average of 673 in ukcat today - AR let me down

    AR-610, VR-700 and QR-720

    I was thinking of applying for Nottingham, Bristol, Sheffield and Manchester - is this still good enough ? I got AAABB at AS and am predicted A*A*A.
    thank u for the help !
 
 
 
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