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  1. V

    Should I retake the DAT

    I recently took the DAT, and well... it didn't end up that great. Here are my scores: PAT: 20 QR: 21 RC: 21 Bio.: 16 General Chem.: 18 Organic Chem.: 17 TS: 17 AA: 19 sGPA: 3.7 cGPA: 3.8 I have been the president of my university's pre-dental honors society for a year now and will start working...
  2. Sean Roudnitsky

    March 17 DAT Breakdown (23AA/23TS/22PAT)

    Hey all, just took the DAT (March 17), hopefully I can provide some useful information for y’all. Scores: PAT - 22 QR - 20 RC - 26 Bio - 21 GC - 22 OC - 27 TS - 23 AA - 23 Background: Current Junior (biology major) with ~3.9 GPA. I was initially scheduled to take the DAT on January 20. I...
  3. L

    Took my DAT this morning! Need advice on low subsection score

    Hi!! I took the DAT this morning. I was pretty happy with my score, but I was seeing the average TS of some schools and now I am a little worried- especially for my low general chemistry score!! My scores are PAT: 22 QR: 20 RC: 26 Biology: 21 General chemistry: 17 Organic chemistry: 19...
  4. datdentalgirl99

    DAT Breakdown (24AA)

    Hello everyone!! I took my DAT yesterday, and am so happy with my scores! I found breakdowns so helpful before and during my exam prep, so I wanted to share my experience. Resources I used: DAT Booster, DAT Destroyer, Bootcamp, and Anki. I bought Booster and Destroyer and the start of my...
  5. Jun Ki

    DAT retake and scheduling

    Hi guys, I'm taking DAT next week, but I might have to retake it. Since I have to wait at least 90 days, it will be end of March 2022. I was wondering if it’s possible to schedule the test date ahead of time or do I have to wait 90 days to schedule the test date? I'm just worried about not...
  6. NYNJKING

    Premed to Predent

    So I'm finishing up my masters at Rutgers Biomed, however, I came in as premed. GPA has been a 4.0 but due to undergrad and copious credits I took, it only brings it up to above a 3.4. I'm Asian so if I continue w/ medicine I'm most likely going to osteopathic school. I'm not okay with becoming...
  7. TopscoreDAT

    TopscoreDAT

    TopscoreDAT 12 weeks programs, is a well structured online course with a daily schedule. The course program will smart track your progress, for better understanding of your improvement. Every on demand video or question in our exams will be effective in breaking down the hardest concepts on the...
  8. C

    ~ DAT Breakdown (28AA | 27 TS | 21 PAT) ~

    Hey all, I took my test in August 2021 and I’m more than happy with my scores! Seeing everyone’s breakdowns really helped me figure out how to go about studying so I wanted to share some info as well. Before any of that though, I wanted to give some words of encouragement: I graduated from...
  9. Fancy312

    Application has all DAT exams?

    Hi everyone, If the last time I took the test was 2018, does that score get included in the application with the new one? Or do those scores 3 years or older just dont get counted anymore? I would like to show schools that I did improve from the previous scores.
  10. M

    Do I need to take Orgo 2 before taking DAT?

    Hi, I'm a pre-dental student, and I have some questions about what classes to take before taking DAT. I took Gen. Chem 1 and 2, Bio 1, Anatomy and Physiology 1 and 2 and Microbio 6-10 years ago. I'm planning to take Bio 2, Orgo 1, and Biochem in Spring 2022 while studying for DAT and take DAT in...
  11. teehee123

    What are my chances with my stats

    Hi,2 I am a Canadian student looking to apply to American dental schools. My GPA is 3.64 My GPA is 3.55 My DAT score: PAT:19 QR:18 RC:23 BIO:21 GC:20 OC:18 TS:20 AA:20 I still have to get shadowing experience butbecause of COVID, it has been very difficult to find. My ideal option would be to go...
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    Should I Study 6 months for the DAT while in school?

    Hi everyone, I was thinking of studying for the DAT using DATbooster for the next 6 months. I am currently a full time student. I plan on studying 1-2 hours a day while I am in school for the next 3 months to get a feel for the material. Then, when winter break comes around, I will be studying...
  13. thisis123

    Should I retake the DAT?

    This is my second time applying to dental school and I am not sure whether I should retake the DAT or not in order to improve my application. My first time taking the DAT last year I got a score of: Bio - 20 Gen Chem - 20 Orgo - 20 PAT - 22 RC - 21 QR - 18 In the previous cycle, I received a...
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    WAMC Looking for some direction

    Date of submission: 09/07/2021 Overall GPA: 3.3 Science GPA: 3.0 DAT score (include AA and all sections): 18 AA, 17 Bio, 14 Orgo, 13 Gen chem, 15TS 28 RC, 18 QR, 19 PAT State of Residence: VA Major: Global Health Minority? Yes, Middle Eastern Reapplicant? No Shadowing Experience: 450...
  15. dentrhow

    Good Dat Score Low OC

    Hi everyone, I took the Dat and I got AA 23 [RC 30 QR 23 Bio 24 Chem 23 OC 16 PAT 19]. Initially, I thought it was fine as my AA was pretty high but I am concerned about the 16 in OC, is that something that's gonna get me filtered out?
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    Difficulty of QR on DAT 2021

    Hello! I was wondering how those who recently took the DAT felt about the QR section? I've been preparing using Booster and I have been struggling quite a bit with scores ranging from 13-19 (about 19/40 to 25/40). My exam is in a few days and I have been going through questions and making sure...
  18. M

    DAT Breakdown

    Scores: PAT 23 QR 30 RC 25 Bio 30 GC 30 OC 29 TS 30 AA —— 29 Hi all, I took the test in 2020 but decided to post this on here in hopes it could help someone! Bootcamp was the only material I used, and it was fantastic. I studied for about 6 weeks (averaged out to 5ish hours a day) and worked...
  19. apollonicavity

    DAT is scheduled for less than a week from today. Should I take it or delay it?

    My scores on Bootcamp have not been improving as much as I had hoped. Do you think I should delay my test? If I delay it, I would probably push it to December, so that I can study for it during the winter break. However, I am sure I would have to restudy everything at that point, and I fear that...
  20. Predent0789

    Dental school advice: what are my chances?

    Hello everyone, I just took my DAT today (august 6th). My scores are: 19 PAT 17 QR 22 RC 18 BIO 19 General chem 20 OChem 19TS 19AA I already applied the first week of June. My question is, what are my chances of getting into Rutgers dental school specifically? (OOS) please be brutally honest...
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    PAT Practice Tests on DATBooster

    Hi everyone! I was wondering if anyone can give me insight on the similarity of the PAT section with DATBooster's practice tests? Did you feel as though Booster's tests were exceptionally harder or pretty similar to the real exam? I'm just slightly concerned because I have my exam scheduled for...
  22. S

    How to effectively review bio practice tests

    Hi everyone! I was wondering if anyone could share how they reviewed their biology practice tests? Was your method effective and did you notice an increase in your scores? I need all the help I can get and just reading through the correct answer option is not helping much, neither is writing out...
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    Average AA/TS, low PAT. Help!

    Hello everyone, I was looking for some advice on my scores. I took my DAT 5/26/2021, and received the following scores: AA - 20 TS - 19 QR - 18 RC- 23 OC - 19 BIO - 18 GC - 22 PAT - 15 I am nervous about my application because of the obviously low PAT score. My overall GPA as well as my science...
  24. PreDentalProcess

    Is it too late to take the DAT in late August and Submit my application in the first week of September ?

    Thanks!
  25. amolie

    DAT Breakdown (23AA) - Booster vs Actual DAT - One and Done!

    Hi everyone! I don't normally post on forums like these, but I feel like all the other breakdowns and stuff I read were super helpful and I want to pay it forward and help give as much information for the things that stressed me out the most, especially since I JUST took the test! I really...
  26. M

    Bootcamp vs actual DAT BIO

    Hi, my DAT is this week and I am happy with how my Bootcamp scores are EXCEPT for the Bio section. Im consistently scoring low (17-19 range) and lots of people have said bio on the real DAT is more breadth over depth... That being said did anyone see their bio scores improve significantly...
  27. Roo12345

    High AA but very low PAT score. What should I do?

    Hi everyone. I need advice on what schools I should apply to and which ones care strongly about PAT scores. Overall GPA: 3.75 Science GPA: 3.8 DAT: 25AA, 24TS, 17PAT :( I am so happy about my DAT score besides the PAT section, I ran out of time and I was completely overwhelmed. I really don’t...
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    Reapply this cycle with low DAT or go to Pharmacy School?

    I've applied to dental schools for the 2019 cycle with a 3.4 GPA, sGPA 3.1, 15 AA, 15 TS. My DAT scores made me very discouraged about dental school. But I retook the DAT a couple of days ago and still didn't do so great. I've scored 17 PAT, 16 QR, 16 RC, 17 GC, 17 BIO, 19 OC, 18 TS, 17 AA. My...
  30. S

    DAT in less than a month, just took my first full length on DATBooster

    So my DAT is in less than 4 weeks and I just took my first full length test on DATBooster. I was using DATBootcamp towards the beginning of my studies, but it expired and I decided to try out DATBooster. I'm honestly feeling defeated after my FL, as my scores really haven't improved in the last...
  31. kanoshuusai

    Any F-1 international applicants this cycle/current dental students ? What are my chances...

    Heyyy all, my first post here! I am an international student with a F-1 visa (just graduated from a US University) and I just finished my DAT few days ago. My stats: (DAT: 21PAT 24AA 24TS with 30 on Ochem -> which was my weakest subject during undergrads :cryi:so happy with this score) GPA...
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    dat submission

    hi guys, so i am planning to take my dat july 7th or 8th but i am going to have the other aspects of my aadsas completed. Should I just submit and add my dat on later or wait for my dat before submitting it?
  33. Dental0928

    How I got into Dental School with a Low GPA, 3.0 (2020 cycle)

    Hi guys, I will be starting dental school this coming August and I thought I could help some pre-dents out there who have a very low GPA and want to apply to dental school! I hope my mistakes can help guide you through to a dental school acceptance! This post will be my experience in depth so...
  34. S

    TFE on DAT Bootcamp Practice Tests

    Hello! I was wondering if anyone could give me any feedback on if they felt the TFE portion of DAT Bootcamp practice tests were similar to the actual 2021 DAT? I felt as though the questions in the practice test were very different from the generator questions. Should I place my focus more on...
  35. T

    UConn Medical/Dental Preparatory (DAT) Program

    Hello! I was recently accepted into the MDPP program at UConn and I was wondering if anybody had any insight as to how the program is? I am taking the DAT in August and I'm super excited to be apart of the program! Also, if you were accepted too don't be afraid to reach out!
  36. M

    DAT Limbo

    Hi all, can you please advise me on my DAT score and whether I should retake? I just took it and the scores are: PA 19, QR 21, RC 19, BIO 22, GC 18, OC 21= TS 20, AA20 I finished undergrad (3.0) and just completed a post bac (4.0) => now my cGPA 3.26, sGPA 3.15, BCP 3.18, with post bac classes...
  37. D

    Highlighting tool ??

    I am studying to take the dat and I’ve heard there is a new highlighting tool that can be used during the reading comprehension part of the exam. I was wondering if any of you had any input regarding this new tool. Was it easy to use? Did you find yourself wasting time? Was it actually helpful...
  38. Mterizan120

    DAT Retake necessary with my profile?

    Hi guys, I took the DAT last month and obtained a score of 20 RC 22 QR 21 BIO 21 GC 21 OC 21 AA 20 PAT. However, the other aspects of my life is not very traditional. I am 32 years old, and I graduated college 10 years ago with a GPA of 3.65 overall, 3.5 science GPA. I was pre-med when I was...
  39. 1004jelly

    Supplemental Questions for each dental school

    Hey guys. I will be applying for next application cycle and i don't have lots of time in May/June due to family circumstances (will be working full time 8am-11pm lol..) and was hoping if anyone was willng to share their this application cycle supplemental question for this year and possibly dm...
  40. S

    WAMC? When to take DAT?

    Hello, I am currently a junior majoring in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and I am interested in going to dental school. My GPA is very low compared to others; my cGPA is 3.28 and my sGPA is 3.27. I don't have much volunteer hours in the dental field but I have been shadowing a dentist. My...
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