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UCAT Preparation During Coronavirus - Tip 5: Cultivate Wellbeing

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The coronavirus pandemic and resulting social isolation requirements has led to significant changes in the way we live. This change occurred dramatically, and without warning. In response, it is natural to feel stressed, overwhelmed and anxious. However, if left unchecked, these feelings can have a detrimental impact on your wellbeing and HPAT performance in this crucial year. MedEntry’s aim is to provide guidance and assistance to you during this challenging time. This blog series covers how to effectively prepare for HPAT during coronavirus and social isolation. The principles outlined in these blogs are also useful for your school and university study.Our last...
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HPAT Preparation During Coronavirus - Tip 4: Keep up Your Motivation

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The coronavirus pandemic has probably led to significant changes in your daily life and the way you study. The sudden change may have left you feeling confused, stressed and lost, particularly if you are in your final year of schooling. Our aim is to provide guidance and tips to help you study and prepare for HPAT during this turbulent time.This blog series covers how to effectively prepare for HPAT during coronavirus and social isolation. The principles outlined in these blogs are also useful for your school and university study.Our last three blogs covered tip 1: Optimise Your Study Environment, tip 2:...
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HPAT Preparation During Coronavirus - TIP 3: Make the Most of Remote HPAT Learning

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The coronavirus pandemic has probably caused a significant change to your life over the past few weeks. In addition to this, there has been a lot of uncertainty regarding the impact of the pandemic on HPAT, HPAT preparation and medical entry. It may have left you feeling overwhelmed or anxious. We at MedEntry are here to help!This blog series covers how to effectively prepare for HPAT during coronavirus and social isolation. The principles outlined in these blogs are also useful for your school and university study.Our last two blogs covered tip 1: Optimise Your Study Environment and tip 2: Create a...
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HPAT Preparation During Coronavirus - Tip 2: Create a Routine and HPAT Study Plan

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The coronavirus pandemic has led to a dramatic change in the way we work and learn. This change has occurred suddenly, over a period of days and weeks. You may now be learning online, from home, in an environment away from your friends and social supports. We recognise that this is a difficult situation, which may be causing you stress. We are here to help!This blog series covers how to effectively prepare for HPAT during coronavirus and social isolation. The principles outlined in these blogs are also useful for your school and university study.Our last blog covered tip 1: Optimise Your...
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HPAT Preparation During Coronavirus - Tip 1: Optimise Your Study Environment

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A lot has changed over the past few weeks. You have transitioned from living a normal life, attending school and seeing your friends to a very different world – the world of remote learning and social isolation. We understand that this is a difficult and uncertain time for you, during an already challenging year.In this series of blogs, we will describe how to prepare for HPAT effectively during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The principles outlined in this blog are also useful for your school and university study. The first tip to prepare for HPAT effectively is to:Optimise your study environmentBefore coronavirus,...
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Is it too late to start preparing for the HPAT?

The short answer is no. Studying for the HPAT is possible and no matter how late you start, you will still be able to improve, just like with any other subject.The long answer is: it depends on how much time you put in and how effectively you do it. At this stage, it’s important to study SMART. Trying to do as many HPAT papers as you can will also take up a lot of your time. You are probably also going to be quite busy balancing 6th year or University study and work with HPAT preparation, so learning study techniques that...
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New Partnership With the Dublin Academy of Education

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MedEntry is delighted to announce our new partnership with the Dublin Academy of Education.The Dublin Academy of Education is the largest provider of part-time second level courses in the country. It now also offers a full time school for 5th year, 6th year and Repeat Leaving Certificate students.The Dublin Academy of Education’s values align with MedEntry’s: both organisations are passionate about providing the highest quality teaching for students.As part of our partnership, MedEntry is offering:15% off Online and Platinum HPAT preparation packages for part-time students attending the Dublin Academy of Education60% off Online and Platinum HPAT preparation packages for full time students of...
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Why You Should Be Studying For the HPAT Right Now


Are you all aboard the express train to Procrastination station? Are you experiencing a motivation crisis? Are you just about ready to give up? Well you’re not going to give in to the internet, not this time. I am here to remind you WHY you should be studying for the HPAT right now.1. The HPAT is one test. If you do well in the HPAT, you will have significant leeway with your leaving cert results, which is not one test but a result based on a series of assessments and a number of different subjects over an entire YEAR! Your HPAT is...
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Online Weekly HPAT Grinds

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MedEntry is excited to be launching online weekly HPAT grinds, for the first time ever. The grinds will take place on Monday evenings, from 7-9pm, starting in early November and finishing in early February. Further information can be found at: https://www.medentry-hpat.ie/our-services/hpat-services/weekly-grindsHere are five reasons why you should enrol in online HPAT grinds:1.  No wasted timeIn 6th year, your time is at a premium. School assessments, exams, extra-curricular activities, the list goes on. The last thing you want to do is waste time travelling to and from a venue for HPAT grinds. Wouldn’t it be better to use that time to study,...
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Medicine – The Big Picture

So you’re going into your final year of schooling, and you’re super duper set on being a doctor. There are lots of ways you can keep hold of medicine as a big picture throughout this long and sometimes arduous year. By putting some of these points into action now, you will increase your chances of getting straight into med, pump up your motivation over the year, and be an awesome doctor in the future! People – get amongst them! Medicine is all about the people. In your career you will interact with others from diverse backgrounds, and it is crucial that...
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Top 5 tips for making the most out of MedEntry

In the September of 6th year, I bought the 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.I think I did the MedEntry online free practice test in the summer before 5th year when I had started thinking about putting Medicine down on my CAO, but having been warned of a finite...
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Dealing With Disappointing HPAT percentiles - 3 Tips

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So you’ve been preparing for HPAT by working through the HPAT guides and attempting HPAT practice questions and exams. Then one day you receive a disappointing HPAT percentile. So what should you do? Is it time to freak out? Is it time to give up on your medical entry dream? No! Read on for three key tips.1.  Understand what a HPAT percentile means and how they are calculatedFirstly, it is vital that you understand HPAT percentiles, and how they are calculated. Essentially, a percentile compares your performance against other HPAT candidates who have attempted that particular drill, or HPAT exam. If...
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New LMS Feature – Exam Review Progress Tracking




After completing a practice exam on the LMS, we strongly recommend that you spend considerable time reviewing your answers.Since this process can take a long time, and may need to be done over multiple sessions, the LMS will now keep track of you are up to in each of your exam reviews.For example, if you were reviewing Exam 5, Question 73, and you close the LMS – the system will remember which part of the Exam you are reviewing, and the next time you continue the exam review, you will be taken directly to this question.You can review an exam in...
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It's Time to Plan Your HPAT Preparation

By finding this blog post, you have already realised that, despite what many people tell you, studying for the HPAT is possible. I was also sceptical prior to using MedEntry’s HPAT tuition course. However, my final score in the 100th percentile, more than 30 percentiles higher than my first trial paper, would not have been possible without it. The MedEntry resources will give you everything you need to succeed for the HPAT, and I will explain how to use them to your advantage.In terms of the online LMS, I started by reading the guides, and doing related drills intermittently; this helped...
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Planning time for HPAT Preparation


Unsure how to fit in HPAT prep with your school study? Florence scored 100th percentile in UMAT ( the equivalent to HPAT in Australia/New Zealand) and shares her tips.  

Balancing the HPAT and Hobbies

With the HPAT around the corner, as well as Mock exams, it can be quite a stressful time for students. Many students will spend the majority of the day practising HPAT- style questions and completing practise exams, as well as devoting a large amount of time to HPAT preparation. However, this does not mean your hobbies and interests should be forgotten about.After a long day of lessons, it can be quite daunting to sit at a desk and prepare for the night. Sometimes, motivation to ascertain a place in university to study Medicine can flicker as the late nights become endless....
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LMS Update - New Highlighter





We have recently made some changes to the highlighter feature in our drills and exams, to make it slightly more useful!Firstly, you will now need to click on the highlighter to be able to highlight text:Afterwards, you will then notice the new highlighter cursor appears, meaning you are in “highlighting mode”:Now, simply click on the question and drag your mouse, release the mouse, and the text will be highlighted! You can exit the highlighter by pressing the escape key, or by re-clicking the highlighter icon.The eraser can be used in the same way – simply click on the eraser icon, and click on...
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HOW TO USE HOLIDAYS TO IMPROVE IN HPAT

Many students use the holidays to finally relax after a several months of hard work. For those sitting the HPAT next year, the road ahead can look especially challenging and instil feelings of anxiety. However, after taking a long-deserved rest, the holidays can actually be used efficiently and effectively to get ahead in the HPAT and obtain the score you need to get into your dream course.With the HPAT exam fast approaching in February, students often use the holidays as an opportunity to start practicing full length exams under timed conditions. Enormous amounts of mental energy, determination and positivity is required...
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HPAT: WHY PRACTICE DOESN’T NECESSARILY MAKE PERFECT

In life, we are told that ‘practice makes perfect’. The more you practice a particular skill, whether it be playing the piano, swimming or writing essays, the better you become at it. So, in theory, it should be the same in HPAT – the more practice questions you do, the better you are at HPAT – right? Not necessarily.Just like any skill, to do well in HPAT you first need a basic understanding of what it is, what it tests and how to approach the various types of questions. Without this understanding, you may still be able to improve by practicing...
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New Features - Feedback by Question Type and Exam Retries

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In addition to viewing your exam results by section (Logical Reasoning and Problem Solving, Understanding People or Non-verbal Reasoning), you can now view more detailed results by specific question types.There are 2 ways to view your feedback:1. Go to the Check Progress page to see a summary containing all of your drill/exam question attempts: 2. On each exam page, you will now see a more detailed explanation of your responses to each question type: We have also revamped our exam page, to include: A fresh, more interactive design Up to 4 retries of incorrectly answered exam questionsA list of bookmarked questions from a particular exam, with links...
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