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    (Original post by Fireplace123)
    Can someone please explain this thing with DA?
    It's new so they don't count it in anything What is the point in doing it then?
    Do we get to see a score for it?
    Is it a part of out final score?
    Do uni admission people get to see it?
    Sorry, I'm really confused and worried
    Uni dont get the score. You dont see the score. You dont need to care about it. Just sit back and relax for half an hour.
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    The info is on the UKCAT website but just to help you out I'll try to explain it

    Decision making does not count in this year's sitting. It does not show up on the final scorecard and unis don't see your score either, so this year your marks will be based on VR AR and QR alone, taking an average of the 3 sections.

    The point of it is that UKCAT want to pilot this section and see if it's a good section to potentially include from next year to replace DA. Apparently the decision analysis code breaking stuff was too easy and was dragging people's averages way up in the past, so they've scrapped that section as it seemed not representative compared to the rest of the exam.

    You can't skip the section in the exam, so I strongly recommend doing it properly as it may be in next year's exam, so if you have to retake it next year it's good practice and you'll know what to expect. Also, it's pretty difficult to do nothing for 30 minutes in an exam!

    Hope this helps
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    As it doesn't count, are people actually doing the section properly? I know they said try; take it serious but I don't know to try it or not..will it affect my concentration level?
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    For DM I think I'm going to try to answer them without pressure and slowly so that I get by brain working mathematically for QR without exhausting it
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    (Original post by marcobruni98)
    For DM I think I'm going to try to answer them without pressure and slowly so that I get by brain working mathematically for QR without exhausting it
    This is what i did. If i didn't, i would have completely lost concentration. I had to much time for it anyway, so it wasn't like i stayed sort focused, but it helped.
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    anyone here used emedica?
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    (Original post by marcobruni98)
    For DM I think I'm going to try to answer them without pressure and slowly so that I get by brain working mathematically for QR without exhausting it
    Hi macrobrun

    I hope that your UKCAT prep is going well and you are feeling confident!

    I just wanted to say that I think you are absolutely right to take this approach. I would advise doing the DM section properly as it is never a good idea to switch off for any length of time during an exam!

    Also, although I am sure you will not have a reason to have to retake the UKCAT next year, it is worth bearing in mind that if that did end up being the situation, the score will count then, so you would be at an advantage having done it properly before.

    I hope that helps. Give me a shout if you have any questions.

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    For the DM section I started, went to the toilet, and came back and still managed to finish all questions in good time - doesn't require prep seeing as no one sees your results
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    Also, ironically based on my last post, I did the best in QR!!
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    (Original post by jjcoolio)
    Also, ironically based on my last post, I did the best in QR!!
    what did u get
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    is it worth doing the ukcat mocks or is it best to just stick with medify?
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    Is a band 3 in the SJT bad? I did well in the other sections, but not the situational judgement
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    (Original post by marcobruni98)
    For DM I think I'm going to try to answer them without pressure and slowly so that I get by brain working mathematically for QR without exhausting it
    I agree, I think that's a really good strategy
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    (Original post by jjcoolio)
    Also, ironically based on my last post, I did the best in QR!!
    Well done!! That gives me hope lol-I hope you're happy with your score
    How did the qr questions you got compare with medify/ isc btw? If you don't mind my asking
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    (Original post by wishingwillow)
    is it worth doing the ukcat mocks or is it best to just stick with medify?
    I think it would be wise to do ukcat mocks as well cos they're written by the actual board? So probably more representative than medify. Idk though I havent done the test yet, but I've done both the medify and ukcat mocks and find the ukcat ones more challenging :/
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    As its not counted, do we even have to revise for it?
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    That is rubbish. I have the UniAdmissions booklet which is much better and useful.

    (Original post by aspiringmedic123)
    Ahh, I made a mistake and bought the UniAdmissions question booklet along with their online content >.<. Definitely do not recommend that site guys!!

    On another note, I've spent 2 weeks just familliarising my self with the exam and noticed quite an improvement with my VR and AR (not hard as I was very very sh**). I plan on working 2/3 hours a day for 5 days with the 3 weeks I have left. Has anyone purchased the MedicPortal online question bank? I'm running out of questions and I finished the demo mode of their online questions and it seemed pretty legit and almost mirrored Medify (which is the best UKCAT reviewer).

    Thanks in advance
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    (Original post by aspiringmedic123)
    Ahh, I made a mistake and bought the UniAdmissions question booklet along with their online content >.<. Definitely do not recommend that site guys!!

    On another note, I've spent 2 weeks just familliarising my self with the exam and noticed quite an improvement with my VR and AR (not hard as I was very very sh**). I plan on working 2/3 hours a day for 5 days with the 3 weeks I have left. Has anyone purchased the MedicPortal online question bank? I'm running out of questions and I finished the demo mode of their online questions and it seemed pretty legit and almost mirrored Medify (which is the best UKCAT reviewer).

    Thanks in advance
    Hey, if you buy the MedPortal online course, do you mind letting me know how it goes and whether it's worth it? Ive booked myself in with MedPortal course but not sure whether to just cancel and buy online course instead

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    (Original post by KevinClyde)
    Hi,
    Does anyone know if it's possible to have two people signed in the same Medify account at one time? Thinking of splitting the price with a friend, but unsure if it'll cause inconvenience... Thanks!
    I tried that, didn't work. Was prepping to do some serious revision when I realised I couldn't use account cause he was using it!

    Also, realised that my friend kept on doing loads of questions and so I as left with not many new ones.

    I just got myself a new account, tbh much easier that way. No point stressing, over a few pounds lol


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    (Original post by ronnydandam)
    what did u get
    890!
 
 
 
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