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How Many Times Should I Take the MCAT?

Created by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the MCAT exam is designed to help medical school admissions committees evaluate applicants. It is not an easy exam and many students struggle to attain their target scores. It is quite common for students to retake the MCAT. These students aren’t happy with their scores and […]

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How Often Can I Retake the MCAT?

Taking the MCAT once is already a grueling experience but sometimes you just have to take it again. You’re not happy with your score, you know you can do better, and you are willing to go through the process all over again. Let’s say you improve your score on your second attempt but still don’t […]

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When to Take the MCAT?

Pre-medical students know that they need to take the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) at some point before applying to medical school. Logically, students then ask the question, “When should I take the MCAT?” This is a great question that all students will need to answer at some point. Unfortunately, there is no right answer […]

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Should I retake the MCAT?

A friend and advisor once told me regarding standardized exams that one should “do it once, and do it right.” In an ideal world, you would hit your MCAT score target on one try and be extremely happy with how you did. This is unfortunately not the case for everyone. Sometimes, people bomb the MCAT […]

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