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  • Should You Retake the MCAT

    Should You Retake the MCAT?

    Sometimes things don't work out the first time around. The MCAT will permit you to take the test again – up to three times a year or seven times in a lifetime. If you have to retake the test, you're not alone. According to data released by the AAMC, thousands of students retake the test every year. Unfortunately, if you don't prepare thoroughly for the second try, you risk getting a score that's the same or lower than your original score.  For the overwhelming majority of retakers, there's nearly a 1/3 chance that you'll get the same or lower score. This emphasizes how important it is to prepare thoroughly for an MCAT retake.
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