how is mcat scored?

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  1. youngjock

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    I am trying to find out the exact score system, i can't find it on line.

    <a href="http://bardeen.physics.csbsju.edu/mcat/" target="_blank">http://bardeen.physics.csbsju.edu/mcat/</a>

    that is the closet one that I can find.

    I want to know the actual table, such as I can find out my score by calculating how many I have missed.

    thanks.
     
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  3. Let's see you answer some questions...the computer tells the scorers if you're right or wrong on each answer and then they scale the scores and tell you what you got. Sometimes they dont' even feed your test through the machine...they just pick random numbers for you.

    WOW!!! Pretty darn cool if you ask me <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" />
     
  4. Forget about it. They have never given out their scoring system. Besides, the test is normed, so it changes with every administration and each individual test (they give several kinds at once.) their are several approximations which are a fairly good guess, but thats all.
     
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    then how do you know your socre from kaplan, etc? there should be a table for that.
     
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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by youngjock:
    <strong>then how do you know your socre from kaplan, etc? there should be a table for that.</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">The Kaplan tests have scoring charts particular to each one.
     
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    The percentiles change from year to year, just like they do in a regular old undergrad class curve. The good news is...it doesn't matter in the least! Just do your best.
     

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