retaking mcat

  1. LindaAccepted

    Medical 3 Ways to Deal with a Low MCAT Score

    After weeks of patiently waiting, you finally receive your MCAT score, only to realize that it’s much lower than you’d hoped. In this situation, you have several options. First, take some time to think; it’s not a good idea to make a decision immediately after receiving your score. Give it some...
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    Medical Can You Submit Your AMCAS Application BEFORE Taking the MCAT?

    It’s risky to apply to med school before taking or retaking the MCAT for a few reasons: 1. Applying to med school is expensive and time intensive. It’s hard to know where you might be a competitive applicant if you don’t know how your scores compare to other students at a school. Your practice...
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    Medical Tips For Applicants With A Low MCAT Score (Part 2)

    The MCAT score is crucial to making it to the interview stage of the medical school application process. For those with low MCAT scores who want to attend a US allopathic medical school, the only real option is retaking the MCAT. Decision Time: You DO Retake the Exam If you are committed to...
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    Premed counselor urging me to retake a 31...good idea?

    Hi everyone, I'm a college senior planning on applying to MD schools for this upcoming 2016-2017 cycle, and I need advice on whether or not I should listen to my premed advisor about retaking my MCAT (PS:11, VR:10, BR: 10). I took it on January 2015 right before the new 2016 exam came out, and...