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    (Original post by 2016Moortneduts)
    You won't run out of resources. There's plenty. I know someone who started preparing almost a whole year before. The key thing is to practise with timing. There's no point doing lots of questions if you can't manage to do them quickly. Practise doing questions with a time limit and don't worry about running out. The key thing with these exams is practise. The more the better. Good luck
    Thank you!
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    Hey Mezmorised Potato I agree with Forest Cat, there is really no need at all to be starting preparation now! At 6med, we have been tutoring UKCAT for years and we tell our students that 4-5 weeks serious preparation is perfectly adequate. Although it does no harm to go the extra mile, there is no point going 'an extra marathon' you'll just be unnecessarily putting another burden on yourself. I would recommend just focussing on doing the task at hand, which is your schoolwork and work experience, as best you can, the UKCAT can come later...

    Whilst there are many resources, there is a limited number of good quality and representative resources so I would be wary of doing everything to early. Many students find AR to be very difficult at first but the good news is that it's probably the easiest section to improve upon with practice. Like somebody else has already mentioned, we always recommend making a pattern bank of the patterns you come across.

    Let me know if I can be of any more help!

    Alex, 4th year UCL medic,
    6med
    Thank you for the suggestion, I'll definitely ask if I need more help!
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    I'm pretty sure UKCAT said that Decision Making is becoming implemented from 2017 i.e. 2018 entry onwards.
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    Confidence ratings on DA. I did my UKCAT this year and we had to do it as a test, but it wasn't marked.
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    how does it work at Humanitas university with UKcat score? i found our they accept 2016 Ukcat score... so no effort but one more opportunity... can anybody help me?
    https://www.hunimed.eu/courses/medic...pean-students/
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    (Original post by RealLifeEducator)
    I'm pretty sure UKCAT said that Decision Making is becoming implemented from 2017 i.e. 2018 entry onwards.
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    Decision Making will no longer be tested.
    Decision Analysis will be fully implemented this year for the first time.
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    (Original post by OloMed)
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    Decision Making will no longer be tested.
    Decision Analysis will be fully implemented this year for the first time.
    I think you meant it the other way round. I queried this with the UKCAT people and they replied: "Yes Decision Making will be a scored subtest this year. We are in the process of updating the website which will transfer over around late April just before registration opens in May."
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    (Original post by UKCATrocks)
    I think you meant it the other way round. I queried this with the UKCAT people and they replied: "Yes Decision Making will be a scored subtest this year. We are in the process of updating the website which will transfer over around late April just before registration opens in May."
    yes probably. Let's just say they've changed the decision section.

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    what's the difference between decision analysis and decision making?? can we still use old decision analysis questions to prepare??
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    (Original post by BlazingRain)
    what's the difference between decision analysis and decision making?? can we still use old decision analysis questions to prepare??
    No. Decision making is VERY different from the old decision analysis. I think there are questions on the UKCAT website, but I'm sure there will be more soon!
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    (Original post by Science_Girl)
    No. Decision making is VERY different from the old decision analysis. I think there are questions on the UKCAT website, but I'm sure there will be more soon!
    Thanks Science_Girl
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    (Original post by BlazingRain)
    Thanks Science_Girl
    No problem 😊

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    Decision Analysis was some weird coding thing where you had to decipher codes. Decision Making seems more about applying logic to problems. I see that ISC are issuing a new version of their UKCAT book with decision making in it (
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/19058122...rds=ukcat+1250) but otherwise there are quite a few practice questions on the official UKCAT website.
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    (Original post by UKCATrocks)
    Decision Analysis was some weird coding thing where you had to decipher codes. Decision Making seems more about applying logic to problems. I see that ISC are issuing a new version of their UKCAT book with decision making in it (
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/19058122...rds=ukcat+1250) but otherwise there are quite a few practice questions on the official UKCAT website.
    Thanks UKCATrocks.

    I was going to subscribe to medify (have they updated??) nearer the time and will definitely do the official practice questions.

    Any other UKCAT resources?
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    Hello!

    Anyone recommend the medical portal 1 day UKCAT course? Or any course? I know medify online subscription is recommended by most if not all, I'm just thinking in regards of day courses.
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    (Original post by BlazingRain)
    Thanks UKCATrocks.

    I was going to subscribe to medify (have they updated??) nearer the time and will definitely do the official practice questions.

    Any other UKCAT resources?
    Hey there :-) Check out our UKCAT Ninja website for lots of free practice and if you would like a classroom experience we do courses in the summer that have been very popular with our past students.

    We haven't yet updated UKCAT Ninja to include DM but are working on it and it should be available soon!!!

    Alex, 4th year UCL medic
    6med
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    newcastle cut off for 2017 entry for;
    a100: total: 2100 average: 700
    a101 total: 2230, average: 743

    gone up from 682.5 the previous year for a100

    500 offers given for 319 places
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    (Original post by UKCATrocks)
    Decision Analysis was some weird coding thing where you had to decipher codes. Decision Making seems more about applying logic to problems. I see that ISC are issuing a new version of their UKCAT book with decision making in it (
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/19058122...rds=ukcat+1250) but otherwise there are quite a few practice questions on the official UKCAT website.
    Thanks for the info.
    The book is to be released on 15th May. I wish they'd released it earlier.

    In the meantime, what resources are you guys using? I haven't even started! Need to work up my score from last year!
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    Is there any prep for Decision making (2017)
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    (Original post by Jkoo22)
    Is there any prep for Decision making (2017)
    Someone mentioned the official UKCAT site has some material. Last time I checked,there were around 5 or so sample questions- better than nothing!
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    thanks, although if thats all there is im not sure how ill be able to get a great mark for it
 
 
 
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