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I have so many doubts. My UCAT's in 7 days and I feel entirely unprepared. To those who have already taken the tests, please answer these questions:

1. Are VR passages in the real exam more complicated than the ones in Medify mocks?
2. Were SJT questions on the same level as Medify mocks 1-3?
3. QR and AR in Medify mocks vs in the real UCAT.
4. Overall, did you score better in Medify mocks or in the real exam?
5. Any tips and tricks for QR, please? I've been scoring terribly in it and have no idea how to improve in such a short amount of time.
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I have so many doubts. My UCAT's in 7 days and I feel entirely unprepared. To those who have already taken the tests, please answer these questions:

1. Are VR passages in the real exam more complicated than the ones in Medify mocks?
2. Were SJT questions on the same level as Medify mocks 1-3?
3. QR and AR in Medify mocks vs in the real UCAT.
4. Overall, did you score better in Medify mocks or in the real exam?
5. Any tips and tricks for QR, please? I've been scoring terribly in it and have no idea how to improve in such a short amount of time.
1. The questions are maybe slightly trickier, some people find it a big step up but I didn’t personally find it too bad, maybe because the passages were shorter than medify and timing was my biggest issue.
2. I’d say the SJT was pretty similar to most of the medify mocks, the only ones I’d say were significantly harder were the last few mocks.
3. QR slightly easier, AR about the same.
4. On the actual exam I scores about the same as I did in the earlier medify mocks, but much better than the later ones as I found them significantly harder.
5. If you haven’t already, learn to use the ucat calculator and numerical keypad (or just practice using the ‘train’ tool on medify). For calculator, the KhamaMedic video was a lifesaver. Doing this saved me SO much time and improved my score massively. After that I just identified the areas I was worst at and practiced. These are definitely things you can do in less than a week so might improve your score if they’re useful to you. Good luck! 😃
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Hi,
I can give my experience, if that helps.
1. They were a little more complicated, but much much shorter
2. I can't remember exactly, but I think so
3. I found these sections very variable when I was practising, but I did about in the middle of my highest and lowest scores for them
4. Overall, I did better in medify mocks but about the same in the official mocks

Overall, I would recommend doing the official mocks (if you haven't already) as they're a little more representative I think, and also the question banks just to adjust to a slightly different question style. For QR, is it the timing or the questions themselves? I'd recommend practising percentage difference as that seems to come up a lot, and compound interest.

Hope that helps
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Oh, by the way good luck. It's daunting, but it feels great when it's over!
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(Original post by light.academia14)
1. The questions are maybe slightly trickier, some people find it a big step up but I didn’t personally find it too bad, maybe because the passages were shorter than medify and timing was my biggest issue.
2. I’d say the SJT was pretty similar to most of the medify mocks, the only ones I’d say were significantly harder were the last few mocks.
3. QR slightly easier, AR about the same.
4. On the actual exam I scores about the same as I did in the earlier medify mocks, but much better than the later ones as I found them significantly harder.
5. If you haven’t already, learn to use the ucat calculator and numerical keypad (or just practice using the ‘train’ tool on medify). For calculator, the KhamaMedic video was a lifesaver. Doing this saved me SO much time and improved my score massively. After that I just identified the areas I was worst at and practiced. These are definitely things you can do in less than a week so might improve your score if they’re useful to you. Good luck! 😃
Thank you so much for all your advice. It's unbelievably sweet of you to take the time to answer in such a detailed manner.
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Thanks a million, you're very kind.

(Original post by fridacatlo)
Oh, by the way good luck. It's daunting, but it feels great when it's over!
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Hi,
I can give my experience, if that helps.
1. They were a little more complicated, but much much shorter
2. I can't remember exactly, but I think so
3. I found these sections very variable when I was practising, but I did about in the middle of my highest and lowest scores for them
4. Overall, I did better in medify mocks but about the same in the official mocks

Overall, I would recommend doing the official mocks (if you haven't already) as they're a little more representative I think, and also the question banks just to adjust to a slightly different question style. For QR, is it the timing or the questions themselves? I'd recommend practising percentage difference as that seems to come up a lot, and compound interest.

Hope that helps
You've definitely helped a lot. Honestly can't thank you enough. I'll do my best to follow your advice.
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