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Discussion in 'MCAT: Medical College Admissions Test' started by endo602, Mar 14, 2007.

  1. endo602

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    I just took the January 29th test (CBT). I got a 12 6 12. I was told to retake the test. So I am going to be taking the test again on April 12th.
    This will be my third time. My verbal went up one point from the first to the second. Can I expect it to go up two points in 1 month?

    I need to apply in June right away.

    Any suggestions???
     
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    well id like to say good job on the sciences!

    If you don't expect it to go up 2 points in one month it won't...I think that once you get the hang of it it will go up even more than two points, your obviously very intelligent.

    Stay confident and do lots of verbal passages!
     
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    Is English your second language?

    I would suggest practice it and try to figure out what types of questions you miss and why. You are starting low so it can be easier to jump to a 8 or 9.

    Great sciences scores!!
     
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    English is my first language.

    I do expect the scores to go up. On practices I have gotten as high as 10. I did apply for more time but got rejected. Any suggestions?

    I am taking a verbal section everyday and every other day I am studying sciences for an hour to keep up on it. I will be taking a full length every Sunday. I believe four full lengths. I am even thinking of getting a private tutor for verbal from TPR. Tell me what you think.

    Should I retake? Or can I apply with what I have?

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    A VR score of 6 will not pass a lot of initial screens.
    Take it over. Still apply in June. Keep practicing ridiculously for verbal and stay sharp in your sciences.
     
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    should i take in April to get my score back before June?
     
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    With the new CBT format you could take it in May and get your scores back in June.
     
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    I start classes in May and I all the location close to me are booked for May

    :( that sux.
     
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    Endo: I'm assuming that there will be some people giving up their seats to reschedule (i.e., they don't feel prepared and want another month or two), so that some May seats may open up in early to mid-April. If you don't mind paying the $50 fee to change the date, I'd keep checking if I were you. If you sign up for an April exam, just make a note of the last date they'll let you make changes to your registration, and if you haven't gotten a May date by then, well.... Good luck!
     
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    thanks

    what if i lose my science info? Will a decrease in science make up for an increase in verbal?
     
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    Keep practicing sciences but focus most of your time on verbal.
     

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