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How to Interpret your HPAT Results

25th June 2022

How to Interpret your HPAT Results

HPAT results have been released! You will have received an email from ACER with details on how to access your results. This blog contains information for how to interpret your HPAT statement of results.   What do the numbers on the HPAT Statement of Results mean? Your HPAT Statement of Results will display two measures of your performance: HPAT score and HPAT percentile.  ...

 

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I didn’t get a good enough HPAT score. What should I do?

25th June 2022

I didn’t get a good enough HPAT score. What should I do?

After spending months working through HPAT guides, completing practise exams and labouring over difficult drills it can be devastating when HPAT results day arrives, and you realise that you have not achieved a good enough HPAT score to get into medicine. It is completely understandable that to feel extremely disappointed, but it is very important that you have a clear idea of the other option ...

 

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HPAT results will be released soon! Here are some Frequently Asked Questions and Answers regarding HPAT results

17th June 2022

HPAT results will be released soon! Here are some Frequently Asked Questions and Answers regarding HPAT results

HPAT results are due to be released in late June. You may have questions about your HPAT results, how they are calculated and what they mean. This blog seeks to answer those questions.   When will I receive my HPAT 2022 results? You will receive your HPAT 2022 results in late June. ACER does not normally release a specific date when HPAT results are made available, however, last ...

 

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Everything you need to know about the HPAT

12th June 2022

Everything you need to know about the HPAT

Do you want to study medicine in 2023? If so, you will need to sit the HPAT 2023.  This blog describes everything you need to know about the HPAT 2023.   What is the HPAT? HPAT stands for Health Professions Admission Test. It is a test developed by ACER (Australian Council for Educational Research). HPAT is used to help select students into medicine in Ireland. The HPAT take ...

 

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ATTENTION PARENTS: 5 Ways to help your Son or Daughter get into Medicine

6th April 2022

ATTENTION PARENTS: 5 Ways to help your Son or Daughter get into Medicine

Great things never come easy. Medicine is an incredibly rewarding, secure, well paid and respected profession in Ireland. It is also the hardest course to get into. Furthermore, the final years of secondary school are a stressful and demanding time for your son or daughter, and the need to sit HPAT places additional pressure on them during this time. Thankfully there are ways ...

 

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HPAT 2022 TEST SESSION BOOKINGS NOW OPEN! HERE ARE THREE TIPS

22nd November 2021

HPAT 2022 TEST SESSION BOOKINGS NOW OPEN! HERE ARE THREE TIPS

Test session bookings for HPAT 2022 are now open! To book, visit the ProctorU website. Full instructions on how to book a HPAT 2022 test session are available on pages 15 and 16 of the 2022 HPAT Information Booklet. HPAT 2022 will take place online, for the second time ever, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. HPAT 2022 will be administered from Friday 18th February to Monday 21st Febr ...

 

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HPAT 2022 REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN!

22nd November 2021

HPAT 2022 REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN!

Registrations to sit HPAT in 2022 are now open. You can register for HPAT by visiting the ACER website: https://hpat-ireland.acer.org/register. Detailed information regarding HPAT 2022, including how to register, book your test and sit HPAT, are available in the HPAT 2022 Information Booklet: https://hpat-ireland.acer.org/files/HPAT-Ireland_2022.pdf. Here’s a summary of what you ne ...

 

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When Will Registrations Open For HPAT 2021?

1st December 2020

When Will Registrations Open For HPAT 2021?

Registrations to sit HPAT Ireland normally open in early November each year. HPAT normally takes place in paper and pencil based format in large testing centres in late February. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in many changes to educational testing across the world, and it is very likely that HPAT 2021 will be delivered in a different manner to previous years. ACER have confirmed ...

 

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1st July 2015

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 wit ...

 

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