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Applying this year..Retake the MCAT?

Discussion in 'What Are My Chances?' started by jancutie15, Jun 4, 2008.

  1. jancutie15

    jancutie15 5+ Year Member

    Jun 18, 2007
    Hi Everyone,
    I need some advice on whether I should retake my MCAT or not? I am applying this year and signed up for the July 10th test.

    My GPA: 3.95
    MCAT: PS11 VR10 BS12 Q

    1 year of research
    160 hours of clinical experience as a volunteer
    2 years of tutoring - part time job on campus
    Part of dance team ~ 1 year
    Part of student-run camp organization ~ 1 year

    I am a california resident and I really want to go to a california school. Please give some advice as to whether I should retake the MCAT or not.
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  3. SketchLazy

    SketchLazy 5+ Year Member

    May 16, 2007
    No. Definitely not. You're around the 90th percentile with a well balanced score. Retaking would be application suicide. Just apply early and broadly, and you will get in somewhere across the country. Anyway, California schools are tough, but people do get in with 33's. I don't think your score will be the deciding factor in that.
  4. paradocs we are

    paradocs we are In love with you 2+ Year Member

    Apr 2, 2007
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