Should I rewrite the MCAT??? in Dalhousie University Medical School Posted July 15 · Report reply I 1 hour ago, dh. said: Are your practice scores of 515 on AAMC tests or third-party? I also scored lower on my actual exam than I did on practice tests, I think that’s fairly common. I don’t think a 503 is going to make or break your application. The difference between a 515 and a 503 is probably about 3 or 4 points out of 100 (based on prior speculation on this forum about Dal MCAT assessment). Every other component of your application is worth more than the MCAT. Ultimately, will getting a higher MCAT score help you sleep better, or are you comfortable with the rest of your application (ECs, essay, CASPer, interviews)? I think that I would be okay for Dal but I hate the feeling that it’s my only option. I think a better MCAT would open the doors for more interviews at other schools even though Dal is my first choice.