1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. I

    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?
  4. F

    DAT 25AA/24TS/20PAT Breakdown

    Hey guys, I recently took my DAT and I wanted to share my experience so you guys can be better prepared to take the exam. I had DATBooster for 3 months but really only started elevating my dedication during the last month. I’d say the first 2 months were rather laid back as I thought the test...
  5. 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...
  6. orgoman22

    DAT DAT Destroyer Discount, mention this ad on SDN to receive a 10 percent discount!

    Email: [email protected] for discount code!
  7. 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...
  8. 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!
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. U

    DAT: Apply or Retake Again?

    Hi, so I just took my DAT again and my scores differed from the first time I took it; both good and bad and I don't know how to feel about it. My first DAT I got: PA - 18 QR - 20 RC - 16 Bio - 19 GC - 25 OChem - 21 TS - 21 AA - 20 And my second time I got: PA - 17 QR - 22 RC - 21 Bio - 20 GC...
  15. S

    Chances of getting into dental school

    Hi guys, I am just posting to see what I need to do to strengthen my Dental application for this May. I don’t have that many volunteer hours (about20-30) and i have only been able to shadow an oral surgeon for 55 hours. I also am on the table tennis team at my university and a TA. I have called...
  16. J

    Based on my study style what would you recommend?

    For the purpose of my question let's say money is not a factor and I'd rather know my best options to help me succeed no matter the cost. I learn significantly better with videos rather than reading and the more organized the source is, the better. So if I can get away with using one or two...
  17. T

    My Pre-dental Journey: Not the ideal applicant

    I wanted to share my path to dental school having been accepted to my top choice and give some hope to other applicants who feel like their application has holes everywhere. I will try to keep this as short and succinct as possible and leave out schools for sake of anonymity. 1) My major/minor...
  18. orgoman22

    DAT 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏 𝐃𝐀𝐓 𝐃𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐲𝐞𝐫 𝐧𝐨𝐰 𝐚𝐯𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞! #think30

    The 2021 edition includes Orgo 427, GC 473, Bio 827 and QR 173 problems and solutions. Also including the most asked Orgo Reactions and Bio Mnemonics . The book is questions, ab,c, d, e choices and very detailed solutions that are very similar to the actual DAT. The comprehensive step-by-step...
  19. zEkii

    Pre-Dental Students Applying to Dental School ( Now or in the Future ) MUST READ!

    Hello Pre-Dents! It’s been awhile since I posted… But 4+ years ago, I was a pre-dental student applying to Dental School. At college there was always in-service to discuss about the MCAT or special post-bac programs for Medical students. But there wasn’t a DAT study course or anything to guide...
  20. U

    Take Additional Biology Course or Study for DAT

    Hello! I have a question regarding a decision to take a Molecular Biology class next semester. I am planning on taking the DAT in summer 2021 and will start studying for it as soon as the Fall 2020 semester ends. I am struggling to decide whether I should take a Molecular Biology class (in...
  21. insaiyanpredent

    Considering switching to Dental school

  22. T

    SOS need pre-dental advice for low GPA: post bacc or masters?

    Hi guys! So I am quite lost in my dental journey and am just trying to figure out a plan, which is leaving me nothing but stressed. I majored in Nutrition and Medical Sciences, so I got all of my pre-req's for dental school out of the way (besides physics II because my major didn't require...
  23. orgoman22

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  24. Abbasr2000

    DAT Breakdown 25 AA/ 25 TS/ 26 PAT September 2020

    Hey guys! I recently took my DAT and scored pretty well, I just wanted to share my experience studying for the DAT. The main resource I utilized was DATBooster and it was the highest yield resource I've used, I also used DATbootcamp for a bit but do not suggest getting it as I feel like some...
  25. U

    (Texas Applicants advice please) Should I retake my DAT?

    Hi everyone, I plan to be applying through TMDSAS for the 2021 cycle and was hoping people could provide some advice on whether I should retake or not. I recently showed my advisor my scores and she recommended I retake, but I've also seen people say that taking the second time could be risky...
  26. paggal


    Hi guys I got a 22 AA on the DAT. But I got a 16 on the PAT. No other score was below a 20. Do you think I should retake? I have a 3.8 GPA and a 3.7 SciGPA. Im really discouraged right now....
  27. kachao123

    September 2020 DAT Breakdown (25 AA/ 24TS/ 23 PA)

    Background: I am a Bio major just now starting my Junior year. I didn't even know when I had to take the DAT so it was good doing some research online, and I kind of panicked when I realized you had to schedule it 2 months in advance. Also, a lot of breakdowns are scary talking about studying...
  28. rcollinb

    WAMC - Considering DAT retake as well

    Date of submission: June 14, 2020 for this cycle, and as early as possible for the 2021 cycle (if needed) Overall Undergrad GPA: 3.13 (says overall is 3.19 on TMDSAS after entering graduate GPA for Fall) Science Undergrad GPA: 2.84 (11 hours of A's to bring it up to a 3.00) (says overall is 2.94...
  29. AAAmin

    DAT Sep 2020 Breakdown

    Hey everyone ! I just took my DAT today and while I was studying for it, these forums helped me a lot (Although sometimes it actually confused me !!) so I promised myself to post a thread when I was done so I can help another fellow at least. I'm just gonna cut right into the chase cuz I hate...
  30. gobirds_flyeaglesfly

    3 years out of school, only 2 months to study - 25 AA

    I've written and re-written this post a few times. I'm just going to shorten the story and say that I shouldn't have had a chance. I graduated in 2017, haven't thought about science since, accepted a promotion that came with a cross-country move (right in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic)...
  31. fitpredent

    Low GPA and Received Interview Before Taking DAT

    As the title suggests, I somehow received an interview before taking the DAT. COVID has obviously put a wrinkle in admissions process in general, but I am shocked consider my low GPA (3.3overall, ~3.1science). My situation is odd as I received the interview before taking my exam, but scheduled...
  32. Anniebanani

    Is there anyone who took the DAT recently and used DAT Booster instead of DAT Bootcamp?

    How were your scores on the real exam? Those who've used both, do you think Booster is a better alternative to BC? I know many people push bootcamp to be the ultimate prep resource but I've noticed recently theres been a small shift in people who believe booster may be more comparable to the...
  33. P

    DAT Breakdown (22 TS / 21 AA / 30 PAT)

    As a first time DAT taker I really didn't know which study resources to use or what to expect on test day. After reading lots of reviews on different resources I decided to get DAT Bootcamp (and only DAT Bootcamp). I've always been a deeply curious student and as a medical biology major I...
  34. P

    Is it still free to reschedule the DAT due to covid?

    Hello everyone, Anyone reschedule recently and didn't have to pay the fee? I have heard rumors that it was once free, but no longer is. Thanks.
  35. E

    Destroyer vs Kaplan vs bootcamp

    Hey guys, My DAT is this Monday & I couldn’t be more anxious/confident/nervous/excited all at the same time Hahahaha. However, I decided today to use the free practice tests from different sites and was a bit concerned. Specifically, I took the QVault, booster, destroyer and Kaplan online bio...
  36. P

    Low GPAs and next steps for applying to dental school

    Hello everyone, I wanted to share my stats thus far and get any advice on how to increase my chances to get into dental school. I have a bachelors in biology with very low GPAs (slight upward trend in last two semesters): cGPA: 2.9 sGPA: 2.5 I have learned from my mistakes as a young college...
  37. E

    Dat in a week, need help!

    Hey everyone, I have attached my bootcamp scores for all tests and I want to know if you guys think I will do better or worse on the real thing. I know practice scores aren't a perfect indicator and for every question I get wrong on my exams, I write down the answer on a piece of paper and...
  38. R

    Is DATcrusher enough for Canada DAT?

    Hi Everyone, I am taking the Canadian DAT for the first time and I am unsure how I should prepare. I know that the DATcrusher is a good resource for Canadian test-takers, but I am wondering if this would be enough for me to score well. Or should I also be investing my time with Ferralis, Cliff...
  39. missssyasi

    Last cycle 2019 vs this cycle 2020

    Hi all, I just took my DAT and my scores improved from last year. Last year I had an 18AA/18 Ts/ 18 PAT (16 QR, 18 Bio, 17 Genchem, 19 ochem, 19 reading) This year I got 19 AA/ 21 Ts/ 20 PAT (15 QR I suuuuck at math lmao:shrug: , 21 Bio, 21 Genchem, 21 ochem, 19 reading) I was wondering if...
  40. B


    I took the DAT last year and scored a 19 on it. It wasn’t exactly the score I wanted but nevertheless I went ahead and applied to dental school this cycle. I’m scheduled to retake the DAT in about 3 weeks. I’ve scored a 22AA on the first 6 bootcamp test and I’m not sure if that’s because I’ve...