I'd thought it would be a good idea to start a thread on how to interpret the score...it's a lot easier than going around and reading everything. I'll add what I do know about it (although it's not much since this is my first time taking the test). However, if there is anyone out there who if more familiar with this, please share your knowledge and wisdom with us! Harcourt's website says: "The scaled scores reported for the five PCAT multiple-choice subtests range from 200 to 600, with a median of 400 (i.e., a scaled score of 400 corresponds to the 50th percentile). Scores for the Writing subtest range from 0 to 5, with a score of 5 representing the highest possible score, a score of 1 representing the lowest possible earned score, and a score of zero representing an invalid score. In addition to the multiple-choice subtest scaled scores, your personal Score Report will list five subtest percentiles and a Composite percentile. The percentile score shown on your personal Score Report indicates the percentage of PCAT examinees that made up the norm groupall first-time examinees that took the test between October 1998 and March 2003with scaled scores lower than yours. For example, an examinee who earns a Composite percentile score of 70 scored higher than 70 percent of the examinees from the norm group on the test as a whole. No percentile is reported for the Writing subtest." What is a good composite range? What is considered competitive? Does anyone have success stories that they would like to share to give others feelings of hope?