Murphy005

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I just received my PCAT scores from the june '09 test this week. Overall, I scored a 76. In the quantitative reasoning section I earned a 27. haha, I know. However, in every math class I took in college I never earned below a B.

Will school look at that and factor it in to my outcome? What is more important, my overall score or subscores? Will that 27 absolutely kill me, even though I am otherwise a well-rounded applicant?
 
Jul 23, 2009
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I just received my PCAT scores from the june '09 test this week. Overall, I scored a 76. In the quantitative reasoning section I earned a 27. haha, I know. However, in every math class I took in college I never earned below a B.

Will school look at that and factor it in to my outcome? What is more important, my overall score or subscores? Will that 27 absolutely kill me, even though I am otherwise a well-rounded applicant?

Hey ya check out the PCAT forums there's a really good thread on this - someone will probably move your thread over there anyway lol they did with mine - overall from what I've seen you're score should do to get into some schools and what most schools look at is the composite
 

diastole

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I just received my PCAT scores from the june '09 test this week. Overall, I scored a 76. In the quantitative reasoning section I earned a 27. haha, I know. However, in every math class I took in college I never earned below a B.

Will school look at that and factor it in to my outcome? What is more important, my overall score or subscores? Will that 27 absolutely kill me, even though I am otherwise a well-rounded applicant?
I think some schools have cut-offs on the subsections. You may want to contact them directly and ask.

On your math, did you run out of time? I think one of the keys to that section is knowing when to bail out on a question that is going to suck up your time. If it looks hard, just randomly guess and save your time for questions you are likely to get right.
 
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I think some schools have cut-offs on the subsections. You may want to contact them directly and ask.
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Some schools do have a minimum cutoff for each section.