Hey Manchas — sure thing and glad to have you here! — You are right that I am definitely not an admissions expert, and if there is an admissions expert reading this that wants to correct me they should definitely feel free to do so – however, in my sense —
a) it’s not a good thing, but it’s really not a big deal — in comparison to how important your actual score is, the fact that you canceled once is just a speck.
b) whether you cancel before, during, or after is probably of roughly the same consequence
c) they won’t know if u withdraw —
Again, anyone can feel free to chime in if I”ve missed anything important, but to me the most important factor by far is that you use up one of your 3 chances —
HTH — come back at 4 if you need anything else! — MK