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Managing HPAT with other Commitments

2nd December 2022

Managing HPAT with other Commitments

As many of you would have noticed, HPAT preparation takes time. And I mean a LOT of time! It’s often overwhelming trying to get those HPAT practice exams you’d promised yourself to get done as well as study for that first chemistry quiz if you’re in 6th year, or keep up with your GAA training.  In many cases, students often lose time, confidence and their interest in ...

 

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4 Ways to prepare for HPAT Online

29th November 2022

4 Ways to prepare for HPAT Online

As you may be aware, the HPAT exam next year will proceed as it has for the past two years, taking place online. This means that you will take the HPAT exam in your own, predetermined environment at a time chosen by you (within the given window). You will have a proctor overlooking your activities as you complete the HPAT exam, which you will be taking on your own laptop or computer. Having ...

 

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HPAT 2023 Test Session Bookings Now Open! Here are three tips

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 ...

 

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HPAT 2023 REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN!

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 ...

 

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HPAT 2023 UPDATES!

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 ...

 

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Mind Games: Motivation for HPAT Study

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. ...

 

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4 steps to balancing the HPAT – The Extra Subject

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 ...

 

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HPAT WEEKLY GRINDS START SOON!

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 ...

 

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5 Common Myths about the HPAT: BUSTED

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 ...

 

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How I scored 100th Percentile in the HPAT

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 ...

 

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