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MEDENTRY’S NEW ONLINE LEARNING PLATFORM IS ALMOST HERE!

7th September 2022

MEDENTRY’S NEW ONLINE LEARNING PLATFORM IS ALMOST HERE!

MedEntry’s highly anticipated, game-changing, brand-new HPAT online learning platform is almost here! Global leaders in IT, educational technology, design and HPAT have collaborated to create the most intuitive, personalised and engaging HPAT platform available. This platform has been the culmination of years of planning, months of design and weeks of testing. The platform will be rel ...

 

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When should I start preparing for the HPAT?

6th September 2022

When should I start preparing for the HPAT?

This is a very common question that students ask about HPAT. When you first start to research HPAT it can seem overwhelming and confusing.  You may have many questions such as: How should I approach HPAT preparation? When should I start my HPAT prep? Do I need to prepare for the HPAT? These are all very valid questions, and this blog explores them in more detail.   Is it worth ...

 

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Planning Time for HPAT Preparation

29th August 2022

Planning Time for HPAT Preparation

A very common question asked by aspiring medical students is “How do you balance your school work and HPAT practice?” Given that the HPAT can be equally or even more important than your leaving cert in the medical school selection process, it is crucial that students devote sufficient time in preparing for the HPAT, without neglecting their 6th year studies.   ...

 

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Getting the most from your HPAT Practice Exams

25th August 2022

Getting the most from your HPAT Practice Exams

With every passing week, the date of your HPAT exam is inching closer.  Perhaps you are working through the MedEntry curriculum modules, QBank and skills trainers. This will all aid your preparation, but an important question is, have you completed a full-length HPAT practice exam yet? Completing a full length HPAT practice exam can be intimidating and even scary. It is easy to spend t ...

 

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

11th August 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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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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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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Why is the HPAT so important?

1st August 2022

Why is the HPAT so important?

The Leaving Cert, and its points system, is an important part of the process of being eligible to study at university. However, for those who want to study medicine, the HPAT is also an important part of the process. It’s vital to understand why it is so important and why you need to prepare for it. Firstly, the HPAT is important because without it, you cannot study medicine in Irelan ...

 

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How to apply for medicine in the UK as an Irish student

13th July 2022

How to apply for medicine in the UK as an Irish student

UK medical schools have an excellent reputation internationally and many Irish students travel to the UK to study each year. Applications to UK universities are made through UCAS (like the UK version of the CAO). Irish students applying to study medicine in the UK in 2023 can start their UCAS application over the summer before 6th year (applications open on 17 May 2022). They must submit th ...

 

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