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Dissecting the UCAT Verbal Reasoning Subtest

The Verbal Reasoning subtest is the first section of the UCAT.  It includes 44 questions and is scored out of 900. In this article, we will look at the subtest in more detail. What to Expect The subtest tests your ability to evaluate information in written form. You’ll be given 11 passages with four accompanying questions. For some items you’ll need to answer either ‘true’, ‘false’ or ‘can’t tell’, and for others, you’ll need to select one correct option out of four choices. Question-types The VR questions can be split into five broad categories. True/False/Can’t Tell: These are questions where you are given a statement and must decide, based on [Read More]

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Dissecting the UCAT Quantitative Reasoning Subtest

The Quantitative Reasoning subtest is the third section of the UCAT.  It includes 36 questions and is scored out of 900. In this article, we will look at the subtest in more detail. What to Expect You will be presented with 36 questions, many of the questions are connected to the same data (or stimulus), whilst some questions are standalone. Students are required to solve problems by extracting relevant information from tables, charts and graphs. A simple on-screen calculator is available for use in this section.  You may also need to use the whiteboards and pen provided. Question types Questions cover a broad range of topics covered at GCSE level. [Read More]

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Avoid These Common Mistakes When Using Medify (2020 updated)

The Medify UCAT Course is used by 1-in-3 candidates to prepare for the exam. In this article, I share common mistakes to avoid when using the online course during preparation. There is no doubt that the Medify UCAT online course is an excellent resource, with thousands of past candidates recommending it to prepare for the exam. I bought it myself and gave it a 9 out of 10 (read the review). Nonetheless, In this article, I share some of the most common mistakes to avoid when preparing for the UCAT with Medify. If you like, you can check out their free UCAT questions. Without further adieu, let’s begin. Mistake #1 – [Read More]