dnrao

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So I just received my scores back from my second MCAT and I received the same score as last time..

The first time I essentially did all practice tests over the summer, while I was working and taking classes. and got a 27 (9V/8P/10B). The second time I was studying while taking a full course load and only focused on the material, instead of practice exams. I was trying to squeeze in the exam again before the new MCAT came out and took the test knowing I needed more time to study. . This time I got 10V/10P/7B. My GPA will be around a 3.65 by the time I graduate with significant extracurriculars, leadership positions, and shadowing.

While I know I'm in the range for DO schools I also don't want to limit my options by not applying to MD. I'd really appreciate any opinions on retaking the exam/applying to MD with these scores!
 
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I am kinda in the same position
I took the MCAT last month for the second time and I got the same score.
I am considering to retake it in August so I can still be able to apply this cycle.
Any advises that can help me improve?
 

Dr. Trenb

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Depends on what you're doing currently. If you are still in school and planning to apply this summer, then think carefully. We are about 3 months from June, when the AAMC starts the process. Do you think you have time to study during school for only 3 months? I say 3 months because it is to your advantage to apply as soon as possible. On the other hand, if you have no school, start studying now and take it in June.
 
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Only retake if you're absolutely positive you can go up by at least three points. Having a three point drop in BS is going to look like you simply got lucky on the first one, so you better be sure you can get a killer score in the equivalent section of MCAT2015.
 
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