Should I take the PCAT?

Discussion in 'PCAT Discussions' started by bluenyk1, Mar 21, 2007.

  1. bluenyk1

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    Hi Im new to this forum, and I needed some advice if I should take the PCAT? I'm from California and mainly applying to California schools but I'm afraid that my stats are not good enough to get in. So I was thinking I might apply out of state but I prefer to stay in California.
    Cumm gpa 3.44
    sci gpa 3.28

    Do you think I should take the PCAT? Any advice would be much appreciated Thanks
     
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  3. omnione

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    Your stats aren't bad as I've gotten into two schools with basically the same GPAs. However, both schools aren't in California.

    That being said, I think that you should take the PCAT if you apply out-of-state just in case you have bad luck with California schools.
     
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    not that your stats are bad but it's definately not as competitive for california schools who doesnt look at pcat scores. i got into top ten schools out of state and got rejected to uop. with that said, take the pcat... plus, it gives you more options
     
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    Yeah, the last thing you want happening is having to sit out a year because you didn't get in the first time.
     
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    Blue,

    Take it regardless.

    You never know if you will move or not.

    Max
     
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    Thanks, for the advice, I guess I'll sign up for the kaplan course and take the PCAT. :)
    Thanks guys
     
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    If you take the Kaplan course, see if you can ask someone who has already taken it to see if it is worthwhile. I have heard from many people that the course isn't worth the money.
     

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