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    Thanks a lot, and nah I'm going to start tomorrow! I shall see the blog cheers
    You're welcome.

    Let me know if there is anything else I can help with once you get started.

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    (Original post by mliela)
    It would've been clearer if you'd maybe given examples of the universities. I know people with super high UKCAT scores that didn't get in this year because they didn't apply smartly. But people who got low scores did. I'm just reiterating that it's more about where you apply. Well done on your interviews


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    Thank you!will you be going to medical school this year?if yes which one?
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    (Original post by medstudent1010)
    Thank you!will you be going to medical school this year?if yes which one?
    I sense tension. Calm down, Mliela made quite a polite observation, that you could've gone about giving advice a little clearer; though I'm sure your intentions were just. Stop spreading your feathers in response. We know they're bright and colourful, and that you're going to study the subject of your dreams soon . Remember, this is a space for UKCAT talk.

    Out of interest, PM me your application story if you like. How did you prepare for interviews, etc? And why do you want to study Medicine? Truthfully.

    Hope to hear soon.

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    (Original post by dr_2b)
    Ignoring truffle, it does look like jack has the fastest avg speed but i don't see why it's not truffle
    Shouldn't truffle have avg speed 11 mph..effectively making it the fastest?
    My bad, it was 1 h 14 Min for truffle ^^
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    so, i did the kaplan Diagnostic test in their book (ignoring DA). Using their table to scale the scores, i got 700 on VR, 890 on QR, and 730 on AR, Band 2 SJT. But i want to confirm that the difficulty is somewhat similar, and so is the scaling of marks?
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    Thank you!will you be going to medical school this year?if yes which one?
    Yeah I will. Manchester. Where are you going?


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    (Original post by G.name)
    I sense tension. Calm down, Mliela made quite a polite observation, that you could've gone about giving advice a little clearer; though I'm sure your intentions were just. Stop spreading your feathers in response. We know they're bright and colourful, and that you're going to study the subject of your dreams soon . Remember, this is a space for UKCAT talk.

    Out of interest, PM me your application story if you like. How did you prepare for interviews, etc? And why do you want to study Medicine? Truthfully.

    Hope to hear soon.

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    Haha thank you. Just wanted to make no one was mislead. People just need to remember that so much goes into applying to medicine. And where you apply is probably one of the most important things.


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    My bad, it was 1 h 14 Min for truffle ^^
    Ah ok. Then jack it is
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    Hey everyone, I am currently practising as I will sit the exam late in beginning October, but I am thinking of being medify and have doubts about it... Has anyone tried it this year? I would like to know 1) does the VR have relevant to the actual exam questions, ie the structure of it is mainly statement questions now instead of true false cant tell, and last years medify was almost entirely T/F/CT instead which was totally unhelpful to practice... Also 2) is the AR adequately complex? because I have been reading varying comments on that too... Also 3) I expect medify has changed its layout to exclude the code and have the new part instead? Anyone could please advise, as I do not want to pay £50 for nothing. Is there any other GOOD online practice tests I can use/buy or free or whatever?Theofficial ones are quite good but are not too many I have almost finished them, and the 600 questions is too old i think, prob outdated? Any opinions?? Thanks x
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    (Original post by hayleeyy)
    Hey!

    How long do people spend preparing for the UKCAT? My exam is at the start of September and so far I have only really touched on each section a little bit due to working 14 hour days as a carer:coffee:
    Should i try and do a little bit every day or dedicate one day a week to it? **
    Mine is on September the 10th and I will start revising end of this month. Im going to purchase Medify last 2 weeks.
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    (Original post by G.name)
    I sense tension. Calm down, Mliela made quite a polite observation, that you could've gone about giving advice a little clearer; though I'm sure your intentions were just. Stop spreading your feathers in response. We know they're bright and colourful, and that you're going to study the subject of your dreams soon . Remember, this is a space for UKCAT talk.

    Out of interest, PM me your application story if you like. How did you prepare for interviews, etc? And why do you want to study Medicine? Truthfully.

    Hope to hear soon.

    G
    I wasn't.I keep seeing people on this thread with a ukcat of 690+ asking if they have done badly and I remember how when I got my ukcat score how low I thought it was, I just want to remind people that you can get into medical school with a low/medium ukcat
    And yeah I will pm you now
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    (Original post by mliela)
    Yeah I will. Manchester. Where are you going?


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    (Original post by medstudent1010)
    Barts
    Congratulations and good luck. I got into barts too but didn't want to be in London. Your UCAS tarring must have been super high.


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    (Original post by AliceLewis)
    Hey everyone, I am currently practising as I will sit the exam late in beginning October, but I am thinking of being medify and have doubts about it... Has anyone tried it this year? I would like to know 1) does the VR have relevant to the actual exam questions, ie the structure of it is mainly statement questions now instead of true false cant tell, and last years medify was almost entirely T/F/CT instead which was totally unhelpful to practice... Also 2) is the AR adequately complex? because I have been reading varying comments on that too... Also 3) I expect medify has changed its layout to exclude the code and have the new part instead? Anyone could please advise, as I do not want to pay £50 for nothing. Is there any other GOOD online practice tests I can use/buy or free or whatever?Theofficial ones are quite good but are not too many I have almost finished them, and the 600 questions is too old i think, prob outdated? Any opinions?? Thanks x
    Why so late? Trust me it's better to get it done in the summer. It also doesn't give you much time before your application has to be sent in.
    MEDIFY is amazing. Last years questions aren't too different to this year except for the change in one section. And MEDIFY has tried to reflect any changes. Also you don't need the £50 subscription. Two weeks for around £35 will do. Or even three weeks. I'd go with MEDIFY definitely.


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    (Original post by mliela)
    Why so late? Trust me it's better to get it done in the summer. It also doesn't give you much time before your application has to be sent in.
    MEDIFY is amazing. Last years questions aren't too different to this year except for the change in one section. And MEDIFY has tried to reflect any changes. Also you don't need the £50 subscription. Two weeks for around £35 will do. Or even three weeks. I'd go with MEDIFY definitely.


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    Yup AliceLewis


    Medify is amazing, I'm on it at the moment, and it's my biggest resource :groovy:
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    Help with ukcat questions please

    For question 3.4 I'm not sure why the answer is 901 and not 900
    For question 3.7 I understand 5 x 60=300 yards but I understand what to do next
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    (Original post by UniAdmissions)
    Hi hayleeyy

    Hoping I can offer some advice on this.

    If your test isn't until the start of September then you are starting in good time. Will you be working 14 hours a day right up until your test?

    Ideally you should try to work out a regular schedule for studying for several weeks up until your exam date and I would say it is better to do a few hours each day rather than try to cram it into one day a week. This could be done on your own, or you could look into a UKCAT course.

    Remember that the more resources you have available to you, the better. This should be in the form of mock papers, practice questions, books etc. It would be a good idea to start sourcing these now so you are not scrambling around trying to find them in the run up to your test. Do let me know if you would like some pointers on resources that will help.

    You might like to read this blog as it has lots of tips for getting ready for the UCKAT.

    I hope that is helpful... do give me a shout if I can answer any questions for you.

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    Thank you very much for the advice **
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    Help with ukcat questions please

    For question 3.4 I'm not sure why the answer is 901 and not 900
    For question 3.7 I understand 5 x 60=300 yards but I understand what to do next
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    I don't know about 3.4 but for 3.7
    hunter a walks at 60yd min . so after 5 mins 300 yards. but AC is only 240 yds so that means he started walking at CD and walked for 60 yds (300-240).
    For hunter b he walked 240 + 90(150-60). So speed = distance/time
    so 240+90= 330 then 330/5=66 yd/min
    hope this helps
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    Thank you very much for the advice **
    You're very welcome.

    Let me know if there is anything eels I can help with.

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    (Original post by osayukiigbinoba)
    Help with ukcat questions please

    For question 3.4 I'm not sure why the answer is 901 and not 900
    For question 3.7 I understand 5 x 60=300 yards but I understand what to do next
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    For the first question, the extra one is the first row before you make the first six inch space. So imagine you are standing by a wall and you want to line up bottles. The first row will be next to the wall. The second will be six inches further, etc.

    Regarding the second question, you know that the other hunter travelled 300 yards so that takes him across the horizontal line: 300-240 = 60 and 60 yards down the vertical line.

    The hunter will not take another step forward because the other guy will meet him there as they mentioned.

    Given the vertical line is 150 yards and the hunter has covered 60 of those yards, it implies his hunter friend will have to travel 1. From b anticlockwise through tbe horizontal line (240) and 2. Up the rest of the vertical line: 150-60=90.

    So 240+90=330. Et voila: 330/5=66

    Hope this helps.
 
 
 
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