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    Post-UMAT Thread

    Thread to discuss the exam for tomorrow's exam, as requested by si.
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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    Lol it was alright

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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    About to sit it, gl everyone
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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    It wasn't as bad as I expected, but I really don't know how I went

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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    For me personally, I attempted S3, then the rest by the page order. During the reading time, I read all of my S1 and S2 texts, so I have a foundation when I had to read it again. S1 and S2 were straightfoward for me, except there was a few S3 that I didn't get. I'm not sure what my score is, but I guess we'll find out in two months ))))

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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by si2136 View Post
    For me personally, I attempted S3, then the rest by the page order. During the reading time, I read all of my S1 and S2 texts, so I have a foundation when I had to read it again. S1 and S2 were straightfoward for me, except there was a few S3 that I didn't get. I'm not sure what my score is, but I guess we'll find out in two months ))))
    How did you read all of S1 and S2 in 10 minutes? What is this saucery, and can it be learned?
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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by theKingPin View Post
    How did you read all of S1 and S2 in 10 minutes? What is this saucery, and can it be learned?
    More of a skim read, idk

    What did you guys do in the 10 minutes

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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by si2136 View Post
    More of a skim read, idk

    What did you guys do in the 10 minutes
    Solved first 5-10 questions by reading passages and stuff.

    God section 3 was insanely hard compared to medentry and acer. Even medentry exam had easier section 3.

    So many missing segment that were crazy hard.

    Section 2 didn't know what some words meant and couldn't decide between answers.

    S1 was ok besides a few like the g1gggbg(GB) one.
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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    Did anyone feel like there was little to no Section one questions that were the type in which you extract information from a body of text? I feel like they were everywhere in the medentry papers but the UMAT only seemed to have problem solving, so I got destroyed in section 1. All i needed was a raw score of over 150 and/or 50 in each section since Im a rural student but even thats looking pretty tough at this point .

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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    No offence but if i get a percentile higher than 30, then y'all have some serious problems

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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by spagett View Post
    Did anyone feel like there was little to no Section one questions that were the type in which you extract information from a body of text? I feel like they were everywhere in the medentry papers but the UMAT only seemed to have problem solving, so I got destroyed in section 1. All i needed was a raw score of over 150 and/or 50 in each section since Im a rural student but even thats looking pretty tough at this point .

    Yeah it was different especially section 3. I'm thankful there wasn't many data extraction for s1 or I would not have finished.
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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    Am i the only one who found s2 really dodgy. I narrowed the answer options down to 2 and then kidna educated guessed which was right. Other sections were alright, and s3 was fine for the most part except maybe 2 or 3 questions.
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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Mach_1 View Post
    Am i the only one who found s2 really dodgy. I narrowed the answer options down to 2 and then kidna educated guessed which was right. Other sections were alright, and s3 was fine for the most part except maybe 2 or 3 questions.
    I agree I couldn't decide between two every time. Also wow you must be good at section 3 it was really hard
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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    During practice exams, S3 was straightforward while my S1 lacked due to the scientific ones. During the exam it was totally the opposite. S1 was fine but S3, some I couldn't do.
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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by si2136 View Post
    During practice exams, S3 was straightforward while my S1 lacked due to the scientific ones. During the exam it was totally the opposite. S1 was fine but S3, some I couldn't do.
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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    I found S3 very different to medentry. There were very few "pick the middle" questions (thank god). But the matrix questions were far more common. I had a 4/5 questions I thought were quite difficult, but even for the other ones it was easy to narrow down to 2 options but it was often hard to pick which one is correct out of the two. S2 had quite a few "true/false" table questions which also came down to 2 options quite often. IMO S1 wasn't too bad, although i didn't have much time for the final set (gbggBGbg1 thing).
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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    Yeah fk that gbggBG thing

    Only thing I guessed in s1 besides the red white flower section thing

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    Oh that flower thing was trash. It didn't make sense, and it took me some time to even realise the tables had the additive switching from top to bottom. But the answers didn't really make sense. There were actually few questions in the paper that had answers that didn't really fit or make sense or were worded badly. (especially that painful "didn't not do worse than" or whatever question)
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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by theKingPin View Post
    Oh that flower thing was trash. It didn't make sense, and it took me some time to even realise the tables had the additive switching from top to bottom. But the answers didn't really make sense. There were actually few questions in the paper that had answers that didn't really fit or make sense or were worded badly. (especially that painful "didn't not do worse than" or whatever question)
    What question was "didn't not do worse than"?

    Also yeah I was like wtf these tables are exactly the same but finally realised it was swapped
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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    Well we should congratulate each other. No matter how much or how little practice you have done, we did it in the end All we can do now is to hope for the best and smash our HSC!
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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by pikachu975 View Post
    What question was "didn't not do worse than"?

    Also yeah I was like wtf these tables are exactly the same but finally realised it was swapped
    That was at the end of the cancer question I think (the tables comparing 1970's to 2010 cancer detection). I'm not too sure, but I think that was the question. Anyway, the 4 options for the the answer were all in the form of "treatment a didn't do worse than treatment b at procedure a" and it was a pain to figure out all the double negatives.

    And I agree with si2136, hopefully we all did well and at least its done and out of the way.
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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    There were quite a number of cartoons though
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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by pikachu975 View Post
    There were quite a number of cartoons though
    thankfully the cartoons werent as hard as medentry i always got 50% on the cartoon drills HAHHAH
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    Re: Post-UMAT Thread

    Section 3 was okay for me, except a couple pick the middle questions. Section 2 had very similar answer options, got me confused between 2 reallllly close choices. Section 1 is probably the decider for whether I make it to Med or no. TIME to switch our focus to that inevitable HSC!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mach_1 View Post
    thankfully the cartoons werent as hard as medentry i always got 50% on the cartoon drills HAHHAH
    Ikr except the people standing on the building one, didn't know what apprehension meant so I put the consequences of the business world...

    Quote Originally Posted by lustforlife View Post
    Section 3 was okay for me, except a couple pick the middle questions. Section 2 had very similar answer options, got me confused between 2 reallllly close choices. Section 1 is probably the decider for whether I make it to Med or no. TIME to switch our focus to that inevitable HSC!
    Yeah the really close choices was really annoying. Section 1 was surprisingly the easiest section
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