Adam638

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Here is my situation. I have already submitted my AMCAS and received a bunch of secondaries. I will take the MCAT for the first time in August. Should I submit my secondaries before getting my scores back or wait until October. Any help would be appreciated.
 

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It depends on how confident you are in your score. If you are completely certain that you will get at least 27, you should submit the secondaries. If not, I would wait until October. Practice tests should give you insight into how you'll do but even their prediction isn't always accurate.
 

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prob dosnt hurt to submit them so long as you think you are getting a good score. take tests 9 or 8 and if you get above a 28 then i would.
 

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dittozip said:
prob dosnt hurt to submit them so long as you think you are getting a good score. take tests 9 or 8 and if you get above a 28 then i would.
I'm just curious...is 27 on the mcat essentially the base score that you need to have a shot in the app process?
 

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nooj said:
I'm just curious...is 27 on the mcat essentially the base score that you need to have a shot in the app process?
If you have a 27 with all other attributes being outstanding, you can get in places. Otherwise, I would think that a =>29 would be needed to be a good candidate.