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HPAT 2023 will run ONLINE! Here's what you need to know

6th August 2022

HPAT 2023 will run ONLINE! Here's what you need to know

HPAT traditionally takes place in paper and pencil format. However, due to the COVID pandemic, HPAT ran online for the first time ever in 2021. In 2022, HPAT also ran online, and ACER has confirmed that HPAT 2023 will run online as well. This blog summarises what you need to know.   HPAT 2022 will take place online Like HPAT 2021 and HPAT 2022, HPAT 2023 will take place online ...

 

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HPAT 2021 and COVID-19: Your Questions Answered

3rd December 2020

HPAT 2021 and COVID-19: Your Questions Answered

There has been a lot of uncertainty surrounding the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on HPAT 2021. You may be wondering, will HPAT go ahead? When will HPAT take place? What should I be doing now in terms of my HPAT preparation? This blog answers some common questions. Will HPAT 2021 be going ahead? Yes! HPAT 2021 will be proceeding. HPAT was introduced over a decade ago in Ireland as a t ...

 

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DELAY IN RELEASE OF 2020 HPAT-IRELAND RESULTS

23rd April 2020

DELAY IN RELEASE OF 2020 HPAT-IRELAND RESULTS

ACER has announced that HPAT-Ireland results will not be released until after the Leaving Certificate examinations are complete. ACER anticipates that this will occur around August and will notify students of the exact date once it is confirmed. Normally, HPAT-Ireland results are released in late June each year. The delay in release of HPAT-Ireland results is due to the coronavirus pandemic an ...

 

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1st July 2015

HPAT results 2013: how your HPAT results will help you gain entry into Medicine or other health sciences courses in Ireland.

What HPAT results will I need to study for my course? The HPAT results of successful applicants ranged from 170 to 238. The highest HPAT result in 2013 was about 228, therefore even those with a HPAT result of about 160 may have a possibility of obtaining an offer. How are HPAT results calculated? The HPAT scaled score for the three sections of the test are added to obtain an overall ...

 

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1st July 2015

IMPORTANT: Changes to HPAT exam 2014

What are the changes for the HPAT exam in 2014? One of the most significant changes to the HPAT exam for 2014 will be a change in the weighting of the HPAT sections. The non-verbal reasoning section of the HPAT will have a reduced weighting of 20% down from 33.3%. Consequently, the weighting of section one: logical reasoning and problem solving and section two: interpersonal understanding ...

 

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