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    (Original post by sampowell92)
    I took the test a couple of weeks ago and got 772.5 average.

    The only resources I used were the Kaplan Score Higher book and Medify (an online revision resource), as well as the official mocks on the UKCAT website.
    We're the official mocks representative for QR. I have done mock A and B and scored poorly in QR for both! This is scaring me


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    (Original post by ZJT)
    VR and AR were both towards the bottom end of my expectations from practice tests but within the sort of range I was expecting. However, DA (along with QR) was my strong point and I have consistently scored 800+ for the 600Q, the 3 the online ukcat papers and the Kaplan book. After the exam I felt confident I'd scored in the 800+ range and was very surprised by my result, the section certainly didn't feel any more challenging and I was comfortable for time.QR. I don't really know what to say on it; I find/found this section very simple. The feeling of impending doom you get when trying to complete the 600Q practice questions within a time limit is in no way representative of the real test, the ukcat online practice tests are much closer. I know there are areas where I'm very strong and areas where I'm weaker, I guess/flag whole blocks of questions when they're not my most comfortable, quickly complete the ones I feel most confident with and review the others when I've got banked time to play with and therefor not as stressed.
    I have found the QR for mocksA and B really hard, as have quite a few on othe threads. You're saying the actual thing is the same difficulty! I'm ****ed. I've heard Medify is a good representation for QR?


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    We're the official mocks representative for QR. I have done mock A and B and scored poorly in QR for both! This is scaring me


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    QR in the real thing is easier than mocks A and B
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    (Original post by Danny129)
    Is it too late to apply for the GAMSAT?
    Pretty much. You can up until the 10th Aug but you pay an extra £60 for the privilege. Its too late really though, to start revision for it. That is unless you have a strong science background.
    http://gamsat.acer.edu.au/gamsat-uk
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    (Original post by sampowell92)
    QR in the real thing is easier than mocks A and B
    Thank you! This is a relief. I get 70% plus with Medify and Kaplan so hoping it'll be like that!


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    (Original post by HCAssistant93)
    I have found the QR for mocksA and B really hard, as have quite a few on othe threads. You're saying the actual thing is the same difficulty! I'm ****ed. I've heard Medify is a good representation for QR?


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    Sorry, I should have been more clear. The QR section is probably easier than the mocks as there is far less information to dig through in order to start calculating an answer. This means less chance of silly errors and more useful time available for calculations instead reading/rereading and checking tables. Get comfortable on the content from the mocks and you'll be fine. It looks like a good year if this is your weaker section.

    Yeah Medify would be another good resource for QR, it has a decent amount of problems to work through and they're mostly around the right level. I liked it's AR section too, but it was the first resource I used for AR so it may have just helped me over the initial WTF. Again, a decent amount of problems to work through so it's good practice. Its VR section seemed easier as the questions tend to lead you through the passage a little predictably from start to finish in many cases.
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    (Original post by ZJT)
    Sorry, I should have been more clear. The QR section is probably easier than the mocks as there is far less information to dig through in order to start calculating an answer. This means less chance of silly errors and more useful time available for calculations instead reading/rereading and checking tables. Get comfortable on the content from the mocks and you'll be fine. It looks like a good year if this is your weaker section.

    Yeah Medify would be another good resource for QR, it has a decent amount of problems to work through and they're mostly around the right level. I liked it's AR section too, but it was the first resource I used for AR so it may have just helped me over the initial WTF. Again, a decent amount of problems to work through so it's good practice. Its VR section seemed easier as the questions tend to lead you through the passage a little predictably from start to finish in many cases.
    Thanks. Do you mean Medify VR was easier or the exam ? Because at the moment Medify long style VR is super hard! Thanks for the help


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    (Original post by Ebuwa)
    Thanks to whoever posted the link to this website www.applyingformedicine.co.uk
    I agree with you. I have also been on this website and it's fab! Saved me days of work for selecting what universities to apply to!!!!!!!
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    Anyone applying to Newcastle, Warwick or Kings? If so what UKCAT did you get?
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    (Original post by OneDayDoctor)
    Hey , where are you studying at the moment?

    I was also going to apply for 2015 entry, but when I looked realistically at my uni timetable and the funding I decided to wait. I did the UKCAT as a practice and wrote notes for my ps so I'm a little prepared! I'm going to be doing both the UKCAT and GAMSAT. I plan to apply to Warwick, Newcastle, Soton and Swansea (providing none of them change their entry requirements!)

    I have 6 months of volunteering in a hospital, about 4 weeks of GP, I volunteer for AsthmaUk, teach first aid, work with children with learning disabilities and volunteer with STEM. I'm also VP of a society that we've kind of had to resurrect after last year!

    Not sure if I should be giving tips or not, but it's worthwile going and getting some healthcare ethics books out of your uni library. It'll be worth it for interview, or so I've been told.
    Can I harvest your kidneys?
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    (Original post by Danny129)
    Anyone applying to Newcastle, Warwick or Kings? If so what UKCAT did you get?
    I plan on applying to Warwick and Kings (as well as Barts and Southampton).

    Got a score of 772.5, which should hopefully be enough for interview.

    Where are you thinking of applying?
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    (Original post by sampowell92)
    I plan on applying to Warwick and Kings (as well as Barts and Southampton).

    Got a score of 772.5, which should hopefully be enough for interview.

    Where are you thinking of applying?
    What is barts cut off?


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    (Original post by HCAssistant93)
    What is barts cut off?


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    The cutoff in 2014 was 3010 according to their website
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    (Original post by sampowell92)
    The cutoff in 2014 was 3010 according to their website
    That was the year scores went crazy! Think this year, it's a more realistic 2850.
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    (Original post by ladybird198)
    That was the year scores went crazy! Think this year, it's a more realistic 2850.
    I thought it was the year before that scores were really high?
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    (Original post by sampowell92)
    I thought it was the year before that scores were really high?
    Wasn't it for 2014 entry? Do you know the cut-offs for the last few years?
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    (Original post by ladybird198)
    Wasn't it for 2014 entry? Do you know the cut-offs for the last few years?
    Ah yeah 3010 was for the 2014 admissions cycle so I assume that means the 2013 UKCAT year? Does anyone know the cutoff for last year then?
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    (Original post by sampowell92)
    I plan on applying to Warwick and Kings (as well as Barts and Southampton).

    Got a score of 772.5, which should hopefully be enough for interview.

    Where are you thinking of applying?
    Newcastle,Warwick and Kings but haven't done my UKCAT yet. 772.5 is amazing! Any tips? What did you do to prepare for the UKCAT?
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    (Original post by Danny129)
    Newcastle,Warwick and Kings but haven't done my UKCAT yet. 772.5 is amazing! Any tips? What did you do to prepare for the UKCAT?
    I used the Kaplan score higher book, medify and the official mocks. The main thing is to get the timing down, as it's really easy to get fixated on a particular question when it isn't worth it.

    When is your test?
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    (Original post by sampowell92)
    I used the Kaplan score higher book, medify and the official mocks. The main thing is to get the timing down, as it's really easy to get fixated on a particular question when it isn't worth it.

    When is your test?
    Don't shout at me but I haven't booked it yet. Would I possibly be able to borrow/buy those books off you? ForestCat told me I have till early October. So planning to book my test with at least 4 weeks prior to revise. I know I'm leaving it late but currently in the middle of my dissertation as I'm a January starter. So stressed atm!
 
 
 
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