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lowest mcat score ever?

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by cabrillo, May 10, 2007.

  1. cabrillo

    cabrillo Member 7+ Year Member

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    what is the lowest mcat score that you can get? do we get points by signing our name? I have heard of some 8's? I mean is this possible. You would have to actually guess wrong almost every answer to get such a score. Has anybody just guessed at one test and see their results. I have never done but I was just wonderying what kind of results one would get:cool:
     
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  3. Schaden Freud

    Schaden Freud MiSanthrope II 2+ Year Member

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    Well if you leave everything blank you'd just get a 1 for each section.

     
  4. Funky

    Funky This space is for sale 10+ Year Member

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    you could just guess through an aamc practice exam and see what score you get
     
  5. Green Pirate

    Green Pirate Neurotic Neuro Enthusiast 5+ Year Member

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    my dad totally tanked the test when he took it. he said he got like an 8 or something, though he doesn't really remember. That was the end of his med school ambitions--he became a software engineer :laugh:
     
  6. bioteach

    bioteach MSIV 7+ Year Member

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    I don't know, but the 2007 MSAR shows that somebody got into a puerto rican med school with a 2 on the verbal section. I'm going to assume that is a result of english-as-a-second language. Somehow I doubt their other sections were 15's, so that is probably a case of a single-digit score. You'd think you could guess and do better than that.
     
  7. badasshairday

    badasshairday Vascular and Interventional Radiology 10+ Year Member

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    lol. Why are you asking about the lowest score ever? :laugh:

    The lowest score you can get is a 3. Score 1 on each section by leaving it blank. I've done it before. It doesn't feel good.
     
  8. DiverDoc

    DiverDoc KCUMB 2012 10+ Year Member

    Someone on the Aug. 2006 exam got a 6 total.
     
  9. RPedigo

    RPedigo Physician Faculty Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    Actually, that's the 0.1th percentile, out of 39,892 people, 99.9% outscored that person. That means that up to 39 people got a 6, and its quite likely that people got a score of 5, 4, or 3, but the percentage just isn't above the tenths place, and gets rounded to zero.
     
  10. olemissbabydoc

    olemissbabydoc Baby Doctor Moderator Emeritus 7+ Year Member

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    The dr I'm shadowing said never fear, if you put your name and SSN# and demographics you'll get a 3.

    I told her that was comforting... :laugh: :laugh:
     

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