26th November 2022
HPAT 2023 Test Session Bookings Now Open! Here are three tips
Test session bookings for HPAT 2023 are now open! To book, visit the ProctorU website. Full instructions on how to book a HPAT 2023 test session are available on pages 15 and 16 of the 2023 HPAT Information Booklet. HPAT 2023 will take place online. HPAT 2023 will be administered from Friday 17th February to Tuesday 21st February, over various timeslots (tes ...
16th November 2022
HPAT 2023 REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN!
Registrations to sit HPAT in 2023 are now open. You can register for HPAT by visiting the ACER website: https://hpat-ireland.acer.org/register. Detailed information regarding HPAT 2023, including how to register, book your test and sit HPAT, are available in the HPAT 2023 Information Booklet: https://hpat-ireland.acer.org/files/HPAT_Information_booklet_2023_Final.pdf Here&rsquo ...
15th November 2022
HPAT 2023 UPDATES!
As you may have heard, HPAT 2023 will run online. There have been some updates to HPAT 2023 which will be outlined in this blog. ACER has recently published the 2023 HPAT Information Booklet, accessible on the ACER website, which describes how HPAT 2023 will run in detail: https://hpat-ireland.acer.org/files/HPAT_Information_booklet_2023_Final.pdf Here are three important things you shou ...
13th November 2022
Mind Games: Motivation for HPAT Study
Yes, we’d all rather be on TikTok or Instagram or YouTube, but before you pick up your phone to scroll through social media, read this! Motivating yourself to prepare for HPAT can be difficult. You should not expect to always feel motivated to prepare for HPAT – no-one feels motivated all the time. However, there are proven methods to help boost your motivation for HPAT prep. ...
2nd November 2022
4 steps to balancing the HPAT – The Extra Subject
We are all too aware of how busy a year sixth year can be. However many don’t consider just how much busier it gets when you decide to sit the HPAT on top of that. Suddenly you have a whole lot more study on top of your expected workload and it can really be like taking on a whole other subject (or two!). On top of that, HPAT a subject for which you have no teacher, no homework, and no d ...
29th October 2022
HPAT WEEKLY GRINDS START SOON!
Struggling with HPAT? Need extra guidance? Finding it difficult to motivate yourself for HPAT practice? MedEntry’s Weekly HPAT Grinds begin in just over a week. Places are limited and are rapidly filling up. Classes will run online from the safety and comfort of your home. They will take place weekly over twelve weeks, from 10am – 12pm, starting in early November and finish ...
26th October 2022
5 Common Myths about the HPAT: BUSTED
There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about HPAT that can stand in the way of effective HPAT preparation and performance. In this blog we’ll describe five common myths and explain why they are inaccurate, and what you can do about them. 1. The HPAT is an aptitude test so you can’t prepare for it This is absolutely incorrect. While HPAT may be considered an &ls ...
17th October 2022
How I scored 100th Percentile in the HPAT
I am now a medical student at university, but I remember being in exactly your position, desperate for tips that would help me perform well in the HPAT. So, here you are – the five most important practices that helped me score 100th percentile in the HPAT. Found my ‘Zone of Excellence’ Finding my ‘zone of excellence’ was life changing for me. I fou ...
12th October 2022
Making Friends with HPAT Practice
In the game of HPAT practice, consistency beats brilliance. It is important that we not wait until we have lots of motivation before we start practicing. Good HPAT skills come about in the context of practicing in a more routine and ordinary manner, rather than sporadic bursts of insight. The goal should be gaining meaningful and valuable HPAT skills every time you practice. Expecting anything ...
10th October 2022
Top 5 tips for Making the Most out of MedEntry
In the September of 6th year, I bought the HPAT Platinum package and then the 5 additional full length practice exams which I feel really helped, as it gave me a total of 15 practice exams to go through before the real deal. MedEntry had come highly recommended by numerous people who had used it previously, and MedEntry honestly proved priceless in helping me prepare for the HPAT. ...