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    PAT advice?

    Alright guys, so I take my DAT exactly two weeks from today and I've been doing pretty well in most areas but am struggling with my timing and a few sections on the PAT (specifically keyhole and TFE). When I start a new PAT test (I use both PAT Booster and DAT bootcamp), I immediately skip to...
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    PAT Help

    Hi guys! I cant seem to wrap my head around: Angle ranking Pattern Folding TFE I took 2 tests and my timing was perfect, but I simply am hit or miss with angle ranking, I'll either get 12-13/15 or 6/15 and lately its been on the lower end of the spectrum. For TFE, my hardest thing to...
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    cDAT PAT study tools

    Hi everyone, I am studying for the cDAT in November and I was wondering what tools you all recommend for PAT? I heard that the Bootcamp PAT and possibly Kaplan's blue book is somewhat helpful. Are these resources helpful or are there any other resources you may recommend? Thanks :)
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    PAT: Keyhole and Rock Keyhole Strategy

    Hello, all! I am taking my DAT in 9 days, and I have been practicing and really struggling with rock keyholes and keyholes in general. I’ve used Bootcamp and DAT Genius to study. I know about looking for details with normal keyholes, but rocks can be really difficult. Any advice is appreciated...
  5. smiledoc1

    DAT PAT: Angle Ranking and TFE struggles. Hitting a plateau sos

    Hi everyone, so I know AR and TFE are pretty notorious for being some of the more difficult PAT sections to master. With angle ranking I've been doing practice everyday for the past few months (mainly using bootcamp generators) but I've seemed to hit a plateau recently and cant ever get more...
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    Final DAT Study Tips

    Hello, all! I am new to SDN, but I have been reading threads for the last few months, and everyone has such great insights! I'm currently studying for the DAT, and I am taking it on August 24th. I have been studying most of the summer for it, every day, for at least 2-3 hours. The only...
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    Any Tips on figuring out pattern folding?

    I have gotten pretty good at angles, cube counting, and hole punching. I've been practicing using BC, however TFE and pattern folding have been tough, and I can't figure them out especially pattern folding. Any tips would be great.
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    21AA/20TS DAT breakdown/low TS/PAT bad??

    Hey everyone, I took the DAT today for the first time. A little background on me: I just finished my second year of undergrad and just finished Org1 and 2 this past fall and spring semester. Here's my breakdown: AA 21 TS 20 PAT 20 RC 24 QR 19 BIO 18 GC 19 OC 24 I'm worried that despite my...
  9. Sameffect

    DAT scores Advice

    Hey everyone, I just took my DAT today, but the scores I got for the PAT were no where near what I wanted and there is a reason why I got it. Breakdown: Perceptual Ability 14 Quantitative Reasoning 18 Reading Comprehension 19 Biology 19 General Chemistry 24 Organic Chemistry 18 Total Science 19...
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    27AA/26TS/30OC/30R/27QR/23GC/25BIO/23PAT

    Scores: PAT 23, QR 27, RC 30, Biology 25, GC 23, OC 30, TS 26, AA 27 Feel free to message me with any questions on applying or anything! I’d love to help out. Time Studied: 1 month Hours per Day: 6 to 12 approximately Materials Used -DAT Destroyer -Math Destroyer -General Chemistry Destroyer...
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    Additional Resources for Keyhole Practice

    Hi all, are there any resources for keyhole practice problems? I've done all the ones in bootcamp and qvault and need more problems to do. I heard crackdat but I can't afford to pay so much when I only need the Keyholes section.
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    How to find QR cutoffs

    what schools have cutoffs?
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    DAT Study HELP

    i recently pushed my exam back 3 weeks and am struggling to figure out what to do: I originally went through all of Kaplan and then bought Bootcamp just before the exam. After taking the first five Bootcamp full lengths, my TS was averaging to about a 19-19.5, so I decided to push my exam back...
  14. ChemistryDentist

    Changes to the DAT in 2019 and Some Other Questions

    Hi everyone! This is my first post to SDN, so hopefully I don't seem too over-ambitious or anything of the sort. I plan on taking the DAT in the Spring of 2019, but I would like to start reviewing this summer. I know people tend to promote a 3-4-6-8-whatever week studying plan, but I would...
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    DAT(PAT) score

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  16. Fancy312

    Public service annoucment on awful PAT scores

    Guys, Ive been doing practice test after practice test and I'm still scoring 16's and 15's on bc for PAT. Im good at angle ranking and I do the hole punching strategy where I put a 4x4 box and go based off the line of symmetry but WHY DO I KEEP SUCKING AT THIS?!? Idk what to do, and my exam is...
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    DAT FINISHED (24 AA 24 TS 18 PAT)

    Hey guys, I just wanted to get it off my chest that I finally finished this exam after studying for three months. I am overall pleased with my scores (22 BIO, 22 GC, 28 OC, 25 QR, 23 RC, 18 PAT). Below posted are the materials I used and how I used them! BIO - AB Barron's Bio, Feralis Notes...
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    Dat done!! 8/31

    Here are my breakdowns: PA: 21 QR: 18 RC: 25 Bio: 21 Chem: 24 Ochem: 24 TS: 22 AA: 22 Study Materials: DAT Destroyer, DAT Bootcamp, Chad's Videos Anyway - do you think the 18 on QR is okay? Will most schools accept that?
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    Dat Breakdown

    DAT Breakdown below. 26AA | 28 TS | 30 OC | 27 GC | 26 Bio | 22 RC | 24 QR | 25 PAT Special thanks to Ari at DAT Bootcamp & DAT Destroyer. I am a non-traditional student who hasn't taken Biology in 10 years, work full-time, and am not a "good" test taker. My only opportunities to study were...
  20. beeepbooop

    Bootcamp TFE glitch?

    Hey guys! Are there differences between A, B, & C? Only B registers as correct and I'm wondering if it's just a glitch that all three look identical or if I'm missing something. Thanks!
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    Officially Done with DAT

    Today I took my DAT. I am writing this to give my thoughts on what I did for preparation and what I recommend to others. My scores are listed below. AA: 23 TS: 24 PAT: 24 QR: 24 RC: 19 BIO: 22 GC: 23 OC: 26 To start, the best thing I can suggest is to get as much exam practice as possible. You...
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    Crack the DAT PAT MoveFile failed; code 5

    Hi, I recently purchased and tried to install the Crack the DAT PAT application, but when I run the program as administrator it gives me "MoveFile failed; code 5." I have tried disabling my firewall/antivirus when installing, but it still gives me the same error and when I tried troubleshooting...
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    PAT Weighted More?

    Well I just took my DAT and got a 22 AA, 21 Total Science, 23 QR, 22 Reading, and 30 PAT. I was honestly surprised I got a perfect score on the PAT. Was just wondering if this section is weighted more or less than the others?
  24. thebadkabob

    PAT Angle Ranking Strategy – Will this work on the actual DAT?

    Hi guys, after weeks of struggling with the Angle ranking section and I've been trying to come up with new strategies. *These may or may not have been already talked about, but here you go in case you've never heard of them* This only works if the actual DAT has similar problems. (all...
  25. MessiNeymar10

    Questions regarding my PAT scores/other scores on BC.. 1 week before DAT

    Hello friends, long time lurker here. I take my DAT in about a week and I've taken 4 individual PAT BC tests this past week and I'm not able to finish any of them. My strategy is to avoid TFE by making sure I do the rest to solid accuracy. I start on Angle-hole punch-cube-pattern-keyhole and IF...
  26. Auntymarkovnikov

    PAT advice?

    I keep getting an 18 every time i take a Bootcamp PAT test. It's really annoying. Some days im stronger in some subjects, some days im weaker in others. (Keyhole, TFE, and PF hit me hard). Any advice on how i can get that up to a 22 would be great :D Exam is in ~3 weeks
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    PAT Questions

    Hi! I don't understand the answers for these questions and I was hoping someone on here could help :) ANSWER ^: (A) ANSWER ^: (C) ANSWER ^: (D)
  28. Empathetic Dreamer

    PAT Keyhole Question - How to determine if two things have the same height?

    I was wondering if anybody knows a systematic way to determine whether two lines have the same length. Would the way you approach this change depending on the angle of the object as well? As one example, how might I systematically determine if the length of the two platforms are the same...
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    Has QR/PAT gotten harder over the years?!

    Hi Guys! So I find myself constantly reading old posts and it seems like many people used to agree on the fact that Bootcamp/Destroyer was much harder than the real DAT. However, I have come across recent threads that are actually saying the real DAT was much harder for QR and PAT...
  30. RMedin

    What's up with Crack DAT Website?

    I just want to get the Royal Flush software so that I can do PAT tests. The website changed. Is anyone else having this problem?
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    Another question!

    Hello Everyone, Just another simple question. I was curious how you learned the rules and how to approach PAT questions. I begin studying June 1st so I'm trying to bring everything together! Appreciate any help/tips! Any guys on how to approach/begin looking?
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    Low PAT, should I retake?

    Hi guys, I just took my DATs and I was very sad on my PAT score even though my overall score is considered competitive. I want to go to University at Buffalo, does anyone have similar PAT scores get in? Their min. is 16 on RC and 15 everything else to be considered. However, they show AA and PAT...
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    How to Study?

    So I have been scrolling through SDN for awhile now and I have seen a lot of breakdowns but I wanna personally ask a few questions? 1.) for someone who has never done ANY PAT questions where should one begin? How should they begin? and is their any guides you thought were most helpful for...
  34. dudeethatsrad

    DAT Breakdown! 25AA 25TS

    Hey! If you're reading this, chances are you're preparing for the DAT! You've got this! I'm writing this a bit late (I took the DAT on July 7, 2016 - lol), but I believe this breakdown will give a bit of insight on how to get a great score. I gave myself a little less than 3 months, and felt...
  35. bentley13

    DAT Done: 25AA, 24 TS, 25 PAT; 3 week study Schedule

    Hey SDN. I took my DAT earlier today, and I just thought I would share my experience with everyone. I used several posts like this to help me throughout the process. There is honestly nothing more helpful than learning from past test takers. I studied for a total of 3 weeks (8am-8pm every day...
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    What to be studying?

    Hi everyone! Im planning on taking the DAT this coming summer but i will be studying all summer and taking it at the end. I was curious as to what material i should be using? Based on previous standardized exams i'm not the best at english/reading comp. Im currently taking bio 1 now and will be...
  37. jbetel

    Low Pat --> Any point in applying to Western (UWO) or U of T?

    Like the title says I didn't do so great on the PAT. Here are my scores: RC: 22 - 74th percentile Bio: 24 - 89th percentile GC: 23 - 92nd percentile PAT: 17 - 24th percentile TS: 23 - 92nd percentile AA: 23 - 90th percentile I was wondering if anyone thinks there is a point in applying to...
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    DAT PAT: TFE SOS

    I knew not to use the line counting strategy for TFE so I never even attempted to learn how to use it. But, I guess when I was practicing using the generators I picked up on how the horizontal lines of the front and end views need to match up and that the vertical lines of the front and top...
  39. Fancy312

    Any other free PAT practice tests?

    Okay so I already purchased the basic Crack PAT, and have been practicing on that, (5 total full tests) however, I was wondering if anyone in the SDN community can help me out with suggesting any other possibly free pat material... so far I know there is dat genius & dat bootcamp's 1st pat exam...