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  1. louielouiee

    UMAT 2016 Results

    m8 I got on with a 94 ATAR so there is hope for everyone living on this planet if you can smash your interview and application However this is extremely rare and you should at least aim for 97+
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    I witnessed an autopsy this morning, so get keen everyone.
  3. louielouiee

    Should I aim for Grad Med rather than Undergrad?

    Even if you do the most minimal amount of UMAT prep, you should still set it. If you're serious about getting into med, you'll take every opportunity and perhaps apply everywhere possible around the country. Once you're in med, it's way easier to get through the degree and less stressful that...
  4. louielouiee

    UMAT 2016 Thoughts!

    Don't worry lads, JCU will always be there for the people who fail
  5. louielouiee

    Medicine at UNSW or Newcastle JMP

    As someone who applied to every single state and only got one offer, apply everywhere, THEN make your decision. It was scary at first moving from Sydney, but I know have a great life up here and have experienced more of Australia in the past 4 years than I could have ever imagined. My decision...
  6. louielouiee

    Med Interview Invitations 2015/16

    JCU interview offers are ~ mid November from memory. And interstate students have actual interviews around ~10th December.
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    free umat resources?

    You'll most likely have to purchase them off someone. From my experience, most of the free ones are shit.
  8. louielouiee

    Compare Medicine Specialties

    I'm glad to see that Emergency Medicine is undersubscribed. Although that might be a completely different story in a couple years.
  9. louielouiee

    band 6?

    Percentages don't matter, it's all about your class rank and school rank. In saying that, providing those details means we can give you a much better indication of your potential marks.
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    Jersey Names

    Cross Nessa
  11. louielouiee

    2015 HSC students, hahaha suffer like we did

    Study hard or you'll have to move across the country... Or go to UWS.
  12. louielouiee

    All Specialties in Medicine has been oversubscribed since last year!

    Medman, I'm curious about regular bonded students obtaining a specialty training position. Because they are obligated to pay back their time in an area of need, will preference be given to bonded students to get into certain speciality training programs in order to ensure people will be sent to...
  13. louielouiee

    Uni - how long do you study per day

    Depends. I don't do much during most weekdays but I go balls deep in work on the weekends when I fall behind, sometimes pulling two 8-12 hour days. Other times I'll just do 1-3 hours a night or I'll just do nothing. Just do whatever you think is required. The amount of hours you study is just...
  14. louielouiee

    2015 UAC med offers

    I'm a bonded student *gasp* Oh the horror *weeps*
  15. louielouiee

    To all Med Hopefuls

    This was an incredible read, thank you. It's nice to hear from someone out there working and not still in university! I found it interesting about what you said about bonded and MRBS positions- this is the situation for me (bonded) and my mate (MRBS) and I haven't really thought about it in...
  16. louielouiee

    BSci or BMedSci as undergrad?

    My mate is doing UNSW medical science and he has essentially learnt EVERYTHING I have learnt so far, minus the clinical aspects of actual medicine. However the most important thing is getting a good GPA and preparing yourself for the GAMSAT so don't forget that.
  17. louielouiee

    Collecting Motivational Stuff

    Print off a picture of Tony Abbott and frame it
  18. louielouiee

    JCU Med Interview Offers 2014

    Also, don't forget that many people DON'T get calls, so don't freak out all day when you hear about others (if it happens this year). I didn't receive a phone call but still received a first round offer and this was the case for many others.
  19. louielouiee

    Recommended laptop for Uni

    I personally love the Macbook Pro Retina- they're fantastic, light and have the option to be reasonably powerful. Fantastic little things to carry around uni 24/7. I also just love their design (I'm a bit of an apple whore, sorry) I've also installed parallels so I can run windows on my mac as...
  20. louielouiee

    chances of making it to med

    You have a good chance. No offence, but you personally cannot judge your performance in the interview. You could think it's shit, but the interviewers are amazed. I'll be very surprised if you don't get in, because those marks are amazing, meaning that your people skills are lacking. In the...