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HOW TO INTERPRET YOUR HPAT RESULTS

This blog contains information for how to interpret your HPAT statement of results.   What do the numbers on the Statement of Results mean? Your HPAT Statement of Results will display two measures of your performance: HPAT score and HPAT percentile.  Your overall HPAT score is a weighted sum of your three section scores. Sections 1 and 2 are each weighted at 40%, and section 3 is weighted at 20%. For the mathematically inclined, the formula for calculating the overall HPAT score is 0.4 x (Section 1 + Section 2) + 0.2 x Section 3.  The section scores are derived (scaled)...
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HOW TO INTERPRET YOUR HPAT RESULTS

AN EXPLANATION OF HPAT RESULTS: HOW ARE HPAT RESULTS CALCULATED? AND OTHER HPAT RESULTS FAQS.

HOW ARE HPAT RESULTS CALCULATED? Unfortunately ACER does not release the marking scheme that is used determine HPAT scores. There is some speculation as to the following: answering a question correctly that is not answered correctly by the majority of HPAT candidates will be weighted more heavily. And conversely, answering a question incorrectly that most HPAT candidates do answer correctly, will be weighted more heavily against a candidate’s HPAT score. However, because ACER does not release the marking scheme or question weightings for the HPAT it is impossible to be absolutely certain of this. What is certain though, is the more...
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What is the HPAT exam?

The HPAT-Ireland (Health Professions Admission Test-Ireland) is an admissions test used by Irish Medical Schools for undergraduate entry into medicine. The HPAT-Ireland test measures a candidate’s logical reasoning and problem solving skills as well as non-verbal reasoning and the ability to understand the thoughts, behaviour and/or the intentions of people. HPAT test results are combined with the Leaving Certificate Examination assessment for selecting applicants for admission to an undergraduate Medical School programme.