Recent Updates

At GradReady, we pride ourselves in constantly improving and innovating. Here's a more detailed look at what we've done differently each year.

  • Course Updates

    Home Mock Exam Day

    Join other students online from your home and complete the day together under real time pressure. Just like the attendance Mock Exam Day, you will be able to receive a percentile ranking and be walked through the answers.

    Weekend Intensive Tutorial

    To help you squeeze in as much preparation as you can, we’ve introduced a fast-paced course designed to cover high-yield topics, exam strategy, and give you one final overview of the essential knowledge.

    InterviewReady Course

    The InterviewReady course has been updated with even more practice stations and questions from a wider range of postgraduate medical schools, providing a more comprehensive approach to preparing for medical school interviews.

  • Content Updates

    Mock Exam Review Videos

    In addition to a Q&A session after the mock exam, you will have access to a series of review videos that provide a step-by-step walkthrough of all the questions in the paper. These videos will be made available after the exam, and with access up until the date of the GAMSAT ® .

    Textbook Content Updates

    We have added 13 new chapters that cover the basics of 1st year medical biology, aiming to provide you with the necessary skills to tackle section III of the GAMSAT ® . In addition, we expanded on the Humanities section, providing a large variety of written material that includes how to address cartoons, poetry, as well as more sample essays.

  • Course Updates

    Online Interactive Tutorials

    Utilising the same industry-leading syllabus and teaching material as the live course, our experienced tutors will deliver the classes via a webinar format, allowing you to tune in from anywhere around the world and catch up on missed classes.

    Regular Q&A Support Sessions

    Our extra online sessions will help support you through the multi-month long preparation process, with topics ranging from helping you to keep on track with our detailed study plans to advice on stress management and keeping yourself motivated.

  • Content Updates

    Additional Online Exams

    We understand the importance of practice in consolidating what you have learned and putting yourself under realistic time pressure. That’s why we’ve added 2 new Online Practice Exams for a total of 8 exams that you can sit in your own time.

  • Student Support

    Study Buddy

    To help you keep on track and stay motivated with your GAMSAT ® Prep, we will help connect you with one or more of the hundreds of students who use GradReady's services every year.

    Mobile Friendly

    We know that every minute is precious in your preparation - you are able to access every single one of our desktop features seamlessly via your mobile, allowing you to brush up on content and do practice MCQs on the go, wherever you are.

Following are just what we have so far. There will be many more announcements to come throughout the year!

  • Content Updates

    More MCQs

    We understand the importance of practice in consolidating what you have learned. Therefore our team have worked to produce additional high quality MCQs. We now have 4000+ MCQs across our 43 subtopics, which will allow you to delve deep into and improve upon each of your weaknesses. Expect even more MCQs to be released throughout the year.

  • New Web Learning Tools

    Cross Referencing System

    This is a tool that will help you refer to resources across platforms. The Cross Referencing system allows students to match MCQs to precise videos and textbook chapters. This means that when you get an MCQ wrong, you will now know exactly which videos and textbook chapters to review to consolidate your knowledge about the relevant topic.

  • System Updates

    Easy access to GetClarity System

    Each year we receive tens of thousands of queries from students related to various topics. To ensure that you receive a timely reply on your queries, we have made the GetClarity feature easily accessible to you by allowing you to review questions and write replies quickly.

    Improved Feedback System

    We are always open for suggestions and feedback. We have built an efficient feedback system which allows us to review and update our system regularly based on your feedback.

    Improved Essay Reminder / Marking System

    We have made improvements to our essay management system and now send reminder emails to you prior to your essay expiring. Further, we have made improvements to the marking system which ensures that essays are marked in a timely manner.

    Improvements in Private Tutoring System

    The booking system has been improved to allow you to more efficiently find just the right tutor that you need.

    Speed Optimisations

    We understand how important it is to have a system with better speed to provide you with an optimal learning experience. At GradReady we are constantly working on enhancing your experience and have successfully improved speed for features such as MCQs, Online Exams, Diagnostic Assessment and GetClarity systems.

    Internal Logistics Optimisations

    Over the course of current year we have made various improvement and implemented new systems to optimise our Course Management, Essay and Private Tutoring systems to ensure quality and timely responses.

  • System Wide Updates

    Brand New Website - 3.0

    The current site is the third completely new GradReady site. By “new”, we are not referring to new versions, we are not referring to modifications, we are not even referring to pulling apart the old site and reassembling it. We mean that we had rebuilt it completely from scratch - so that we can use the latest software frameworks as foundation, enabling us to develop features that would be impossible in the older versions. If you have ever wondered why no other providers offer what we do, it is because the no one else had reinvested back into technology the way we have.GradReady 3.0 was released in April 2016. The new software framework allows the site to perform complex functions at lightning speed and serve as foundation for even more advanced technologies that we will release to GAMSAT ® , UCAT ® , VCE ® and HSC ® students throughout the year.

  • Features Updates

    GetClarity System Modifications

    The system has now been extended to Online Textbook, meaning that you can easily link your questions to discrete book chapters. We have also introduced a tracking system to questions submitted - assuring timely and quality responses. Stay tuned for more updates to this system later this year.

  • Exemplar Interview Response Videos

    Videos have been added to demonstrate what makes a good, average and poor response to a range of typical MMI questions. This feature allows you to become familiar with techniques that you can implement to set yourself apart from other candidates.

  • Bank of MMI Questions

    A bank of 200+ sample MMI questions have been created by medical students who have been through the interview process. The sample questions tie in with the 10 common scenarios to allow students to practice what they have learnt in class. You can set up a mock interview for yourself through our MMI Question Bank. The interview questions have been written by medical students who have gone through interviews themselves.

  • Content Updates

    Essay Writing Guide

    The guide was one of our most highly rated sections in the book in 2014. However, we made the guide even better by adding in 30 more example essays and analysis and an additional 40 sets of quote for you to use for practice.

    More Online Exams

    We have increase the number of Online Exams from 3 to 6, meaning that you will now be even better practiced for the exam.

    More MCQs

    We understand the importance of practice in consolidating what you have learned. Therefore our team have constantly worked to produce additional high quality MCQs. We now have 3000 MCQs across our 43 subtopics, which will allow you to delve deep into and improve upon each one of your weaknesses. Expect even more MCQs to be released throughout the year.

    Updated MCQ explanations

    We constantly expand upon the MCQ explanations to better help you understand the thinking require to solve various problems. The explanations, like the MCQs, are being constantly updated throughout the year based on your needs.

    Comprehensive Chemistry Module

    Realising the challenges a lot of students faced in Chemistry, we have increased the number of live teaching hours in Chemistry and have expanded the resources available for the subject.

  • New Web Learning Tools

    GetClarity TM System

    This is a tool that will help you to dissect your weaknesses in even more detail than our standard, but already industry leading, features. The first step in this system is to enable you to easily ask follow-up questions about any content – meaning that you practically have a personal tutor at your fingertips 24/7. The system is currently being applied to our Videos, MCQs and Online Exams.

    Online Textbook

    Now you can travel anywhere with your textbook without having to carry around an extra 2 kgs. But if you would also like a physical copy, we have reserved the option for you to purchase a hardcopy once you sign up.

    MCQ Performance Comparison

    Ever wondered how many other students got a particular question correct? You can now view the percentage of students who picked the option that you did and that for other options.

    Customising MCQs Based on Difficulties

    Improving upon our industry leading MCQ system, it is now possible for you to create groups of MCQs based on the difficulty level that is appropriate for you. This change means that you can focus on just the right MCQs, whether you are beginning to familiarise yourself with a particular subject or if you want to really become an expert.

  • System Updates

    Upgraded Essay Feedback System

    Each year we receive tens of thousands of essays. To ensure that you receive timely feedback, we have reengineered our essay management system to ensure that your submissions receive immediate attention and are returned promptly.

  • Content Updates

    GAMSAT ® exam -Style MCQs

    Our academic team has perfected our MCQs to ensure that the style of our MCQs is as close to "GAMSAT ® exam -Style" as possible. We have also increased the number of difficult MCQ questions. After practicing using our MCQ bank, the real GAMSAT ® exam will feel like a breeze. To see some sample MCQs, please go to our blog and click on the Practice MCQs category on the right hand side.

    Cross Referencing

    To enable you to better tie together resources across platforms, we have introduced the Cross Referencing system where you will to able to match MCQs to precise videos and notes. So when you get an MCQ wrong, you will now know exactly which videos and notes to review to consolidate your knowledge.

    Higher Emphasis on Humanities

    Considering that Humanities is usually the weakest area of the typical candidate and it requires the most work to improve, we have substantially increased the amount of resources devoted to Humanities. We have increased the Live Humanities classes from 6 hours to 9 hours, Humanities videos from 2 hours to 5 hours, and doubled the amount of book notes devoted to essay writing and example essays aimed at helping to you understand what differentiates essays of differing standards.

    Updated Textbook

    We have revamped much of our textbook to ensure that it focuses on fundamental concepts core to reasoning through the questions effectively. In addition, we have added a specific and detailed study guide for each of Humanities, Biology, Chemistry and Physics - to ensure that you stay on track.

    Even Better Videos

    Taking abroad the feedback from past GradReady students, we have revamped much of our chemistry and physics videos to ensure that the presenters better focus on making the videos engaging as well as informative. Through the use real life examples and techniques loved by students in our Live classes, our presenters have created videos that will make studying for the an engaging experience.

  • New Web Learning Tools

    MCQ Tracker

    This tool will make it easy for you to work out and focus on your weaknesses. You will now be able to see the percentage of MCQs you have correct under each sub-topic, through our MCQ Tracker system. Combining the MCQ Tracker with our Cross Referencing system, you will then be able to allocate your time to areas where you need to spend it the most.

  • Improved web user experience

    Student Launch Pad

    The student home page is now evolving into a multi purpose tool for you to obtain important information about your course and progress. As a start, we have made it easier for you to access important announcements and keep abreast with important dates. As the year progresses, we will be revealing some exciting learning tools that we currently have in the works.

    Flexibility in Making Upgrades

    We understand that sometimes it is hard to determine your availability to attend the Live Courses or even to work out the amount of time you have to study. To accommodate for everyone's differing needs, we've vastly broadened your ability to mix and match the features that you require.

  • Structural Changes

    Revamp of Live Course Content

    In the past, live courses focused on the core humanities and science concepts. However, we found that the students’ favourite part of the class was when the tutor was explaining through demonstrating. Therefore, we made working through examples the focus of the live classes - let the examples be MCQs or articles. The core knowledge that we used to teach in class was not discarded of course; we simply moved it online, so that you can move at your own pace and ask plenty of questions in class.

    Brand New Website

    We completely changed the site look and functionalities. The website now has a more intuitive flow. In addition, we have developed an advanced MCQ system that allows you to pick specific MCQs to target your weaknesses. This new site also lays the foundations for some exciting new developments that we have in the works.

  • New Features

    Course Videos

    The videos were made by the highest-rated GradReady tutors and cover the fundamental concepts addressed. These online videos allow you to work at your own pace, and compliment our Online Tutor Access system.

    Online Tutor Access

    Inline with our philosophy of interaction-based learning, we’ve made our tutors accessible 24/7. We understand that having the right guidance will often speed up the learning process and make the learning much more effective. You can work though the videos and course book at your own pace, and ask away until you get clarity.

    Diagnostics Assessment

    We found that our students get the highest yield when they focus on their weak points. Our 62-question test is designed to give you a detailed breakdown of your performance across 6 major topics and 27 subtopics. We designed the topics to correspond with our advanced MCQ system structure, meaning that you can use the diagnostics results to focus your practice.