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Would my DAT biology score of a 16 hurt me in admissions? What about all my other scores that fall below a 20? Should I bother to retake the exam?

The rest of my DAT....
Academic Ave 20
Gen Chem 23
Organic Chem 18
Tot Sci 18
Reading 20
Math 21
PAT 18


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I wouldn't bother retaking the exam. Your overall numbers of 20/18 are far from shabby and still very high in the percentiles.

If you did well in your bio coursework, and have taken some upper-division bio classes, then I wouldn't worry about the bio score. I don't think it will doom you if the rest of your application is strong.
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