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    (Original post by groovygrace143)
    As its not counted, do we even have to revise for it?
    It will not count towards your score at all, so no you dont need to revise for it.
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    Okay so I cannot do this test. If I have all the time in the world, I'd probably get full marks on verbal and quantitative, but I CANT do abstract reasoning, I really really can't. I was doing practice from the 1000 qs book and I find them fine, but the ones on the practice tests are too hard, I can't see any patterns whatsoever can anyone help meeee
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    (Original post by varabala)
    Hi guys.

    For people who already took the ukcat, I was wondering if DM (subtest) is done at the end or is it expected after QR like before.

    Many thanks Vara
    From what I understand, its the second section after Verbal Reasoning
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    (Original post by wishingwillow)
    how do the official ukcat mocks compare to the actual test? the official ones r awful.......
    agreed! I did shockingly on QR on the mock UKCAT test, but fine on the Medfiy one.
    Really want to know if the actual things compare to either of these?
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    (Original post by groovygrace143)
    As its not counted, do we even have to revise for it?
    Hi groovygrace143

    It is probably worth focusing your prep on the other areas that do count but also worth giving the DA section your proper attention during the test as it is never a good idea to switch off part way through a test. Far better to keep your mind focused so as not to lose momentum when you move on to the next section which will count.Also, whilst hopefully you will have no reason to even think about having to take it again next year, it is worth bearing in mind that if the worst were to happen and you were to find yourself in the situation of retaking it, you would be in a much better position next time having taken the DA section seriously this time.

    With all of that in mind, it would probably be a good idea to do some preparation towards the DA section, just don't stress yourself out about it!

    Hope that helps... just shout if you have any questions.UniAdmissions
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    Hey,,
    Can anyone help me with this question.
    The answer is A, how ?🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔
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    (Original post by Mariamjaan)
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    Hey,,
    Can anyone help me with this question.
    The answer is A, how ?🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔
    Two enclosed black spaces
    Set B has three
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    is it just me or do the timed medify practice questions give like 2 seconds more per question than what we actually get?
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    (Original post by ah639)
    Two enclosed black spaces
    Set B has three

    Thank you😊
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    (Original post by zak7399)
    Best way to revise for a UKCAT test and good revision resources?
    Many thanks
    Hi Zak7399

    We would advise setting aside a few hours per day (ideally 4+) to practise for your UKCAT in the weeks leading up to your test date. This could either be done on your own using resources that you have collected or as part of a course.

    There are lots of resources available and whilst I would of course recommend ours , what I would also say is, make sure that what you choose is the most up to date and comprehensive available as this can vary largely.

    You might be interested in reading this blog which has lots of tips for getting ready for your UKCAT.

    Give me a shout if you have any questions... always to happy to help!

    UniAdmissions
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    (Original post by Uni12345678)
    Okay so I cannot do this test. If I have all the time in the world, I'd probably get full marks on verbal and quantitative, but I CANT do abstract reasoning, I really really can't. I was doing practice from the 1000 qs book and I find them fine, but the ones on the practice tests are too hard, I can't see any patterns whatsoever can anyone help meeee
    I felt exactly like you but in the real thing the questions were far easier so I ended up with a 750 when I was struggling to get 600/650 in the practice tests.
    Just don't let them stress you out and I'd recommend using Medify if you can afford it.
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    Hey,
    so just wondering, for those of you who have done the UKCAT, was it harder or easier than practice questions? Because, especially with abstract, I have heard that the patterns aren't as obscure as those you get in practice books.
    Also, what online question banks would you guys recommend?
    Thanks!
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    What average score is considered as a good UKCAT score?
    I'm doing revision, but I'm not sure if I am doing bad or good.

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    (Original post by dunlf)
    I felt exactly like you but in the real thing the questions were far easier so I ended up with a 750 when I was struggling to get 600/650 in the practice tests.
    Just don't let them stress you out and I'd recommend using Medify if you can afford it.
    Hi thanks, this was helpful. I've found the practice qs in the official book a lot easier. other than medify do you recommend any other qs that are more like the real thing?
    Also I'm thinking of doing a Kaplan course, anyone know if this is worth it?

    Thank youuuxx
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    Hey,,
    Can anyone help me with this question.
    The answer is A, how ?🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔
    Hey what book was this from? X
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    (Original post by Freyr)
    I second this. The 1000Q book has some (really diffiucult) questions, but its main benefit is to teach you key skills and ways to go about the questions.
    Agreed, for the ISC 1000Q book:

    VR - pretty much in line with exam
    QR - Question difficulty range from in line with exam generally, to in line with the hardest questions at the exam.
    AR - Harder than the exam generally but in line with the more tricky questions at the exam.
    SJT - In line with the exam.

    For Medify:
    VR - Easier than the exam
    QR - In line with the exam
    AR - In line with the exam but does not contain the new types of questions.
    SJT - In line with the exam
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    (Original post by michrab123)
    Did my UKCAT earlier this year and thought I'd start a blog on med applications / UKCAT tips etc. to help others doing it too. For UKCAT part only VR section is done so far, so keep your eyes peeled for more info:

    https://scrubsnstilettos.wordpress.com/

    Hope it helps
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    (Original post by spacedoc98)
    Did my UKCAT today, a mixed bag:Abstract-860Quantitative-780Verbal-540SJT-Band 1As you can see I did terribly in verbal-I think this was because I was really panicking when I started and my timing was awful, I guessed most of the last few questions, I'd say about 10(!). It's also really weird cos in all of my mocks verbal reasoning was my strongest, I was getting 750s, and qr was my weakest! I really did have high hopes for vr :'( So really goes to show that the outcome of the test really depends on the day/ questions you get guys.The other sections got progressively better thank goodness.My advice would be really try not to panic, and trust in your ability!
    Do you have any SJT tips


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    (Original post by gayabalas)
    Hey,
    so just wondering, for those of you who have done the UKCAT, was it harder or easier than practice questions? Because, especially with abstract, I have heard that the patterns aren't as obscure as those you get in practice books.
    Also, what online question banks would you guys recommend?
    Thanks!
    from my own experience, having done 1000Q, Medify and official mocks, VR was about the same maybe slightly harder in the real exam, QR and AR were both easier than practice. id recommend Medify, there are a lot of questions and 4 mocks to do, it helps you get used to the format, and all the practice questions are timed so you get a good idea of how youre doing speedwise.
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    (Original post by DaVinciGirl)
    What average score is considered as a good UKCAT score?
    I'm doing revision, but I'm not sure if I am doing bad or good.

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    Depending on each year, the average is around 630
    So anything above 580 would be a good score, i think (sometimes dependent on your individual scores).

    The UKCAT can actually be a very minor part of your application depending on where you apply. So when you do get your result, compare it to the entry requirements of the school's you want
 
 
 
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