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Three Steps to HPAT Success

16th August 2022

Three Steps to HPAT Success

Preparing for HPAT can seem overwhelming. It can be difficult to know how to best prepare for HPAT and how to utilise your precious study time. Over the last two decades, MedEntry has developed an unrivalled understanding of the strategies used by the highest performers to tackle aptitude tests and get into medicine. This blog describes three steps to succeeding in HPAT.   1 ...

 

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Should I attend a MedEntry HPAT workshop?

8th August 2022

Should I attend a MedEntry HPAT workshop?

MedEntry workshops have become famous over the years for their engaging, effective and enjoyable nature. You may be wondering whether you should attend a MedEntry HPAT workshop. The answer is a resounding yes! Here are three reasons why:   MedEntry HPAT Workshops are Comprehensive MedEntry HPAT workshops cover everything you need to know for HPAT success, including: Deta ...

 

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Distributed Practice and the HPAT: What you need to know Part 1

6th July 2022

Distributed Practice and the HPAT: What you need to know Part 1

Over the last few years various catch-phrases have circulated in the education sector:  “study smarter not harder”, "do less work for more reward” and others. They can seem too good to be true. Nevertheless, there is one system that eclipses all others in the research conducted, the widespread implementation and the unanimous praise it has received from sc ...

 

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Distributed Practice and the HPAT: What you need to know Part 2

6th July 2022

Distributed Practice and the HPAT: What you need to know Part 2

In part 1 of this blog, we looked at why it is important to study with distributed practice for the HPAT. In part 2, we will look at how to implement distributed practice into your HPAT plan.   How to implement distributed practice for HPAT Here are some tips and strategies on how to best use distributed practice in your HPAT preparation (you can also use them in your secondary s ...

 

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How to use Holidays to Improve in HPAT

1st July 2022

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 of ...

 

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Persisting Through Underwhelming Marks

27th January 2022

Persisting Through Underwhelming Marks

Many of you may have started your preparation on MedEntry and found that you may not be achieving the scores you hoped for, and let me tell you, you’re not the only one! Many people at the start of their HPAT preparation lose confidence in themselves and can’t see themselves achieving the scores they need. I know this for a fact because I was one of those people not too long ago. ...

 

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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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HPAT 2022 will run online. Here's how Medentry is changing our Platform

9th November 2021

HPAT 2022 will run online. Here's how Medentry is changing our Platform

HPAT will run online in 2022, for the second year ever, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. MedEntry students will have a significant advantage going into HPAT 2022 as they will have been used to practicing on an online platform that functions very similarly to the ACER HPAT platform. However, there are some functional differences between the traditional MedEntry platform and the ACER HPA ...

 

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Virtual HPAT Tutoring Now Available!

28th August 2021

Virtual HPAT Tutoring Now Available!

For the first time ever, MedEntry is offering personalised, one-on-one, virtual HPAT tutoring across Ireland and the world. Virtual tutoring can be added on to any Online or Platinum package. MedEntry HPAT packages are designed for you to work at your own pace and track your performance with detailed feedback. However, if you need a little extra support, personalised tutoring could be for y ...

 

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HPAT Preparation During Coronavirus - Tip 5: Cultivate Wellbeing

22nd January 2021

HPAT Preparation During Coronavirus - Tip 5: Cultivate Wellbeing

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 ...

 

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