1 Week Out - What did you guys do during the last 7 days before your exam?

Brutess

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As the title reads, my exam is in a week. I still have a couple of things to learn but other than that, would you suggest going through destroyer again? How did YOU spend the week leading up to your DAT?
 
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I did the destroyer again during the last week instead of doing more full lengths because in my opinion, that does a better job to help you improve. The ones that I got wrong/marked I wrote down and reviewed the last two days before the test. I also have my notes that I took while reading Feralis (or notecards if you made some) and went over those the two days before. I think that helped tremendously with my bio score because it helped refresh all the small details that I forgot in time for the test. Also no matter how comfortable you feel with PAT, RC and QR, do a test for the first two everyday and at least read for 30 minutes for RC. Make sure you finish strong, because the last week flew by for me.
Good luck!
 
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Brutess

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Thanks for the response! I plan on staying away from Full Lengths until the 2009 test a few days before. I tried taking Bootcamp FL #1 and I hit backspace to try and clear my calculator...the exam went back to the beginning of RC. I stopped out of frustration. By doing a test for PAT & RC, you mean those section based tests on Bootcamp?
 

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Read Feralis notes, went over every single question I got wrong on Destroyer and Bootcamp, and watched some MCAT prep videos on human systems for some biology reenforcement. Highly recommend going through Destroyer 2x and elucidating any answer choices/terms that you're not sure about. Good luck!!
 
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Brutess

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Read Feralis notes, went over every single question I got wrong on Destroyer and Bootcamp, and watched some MCAT prep videos on human systems for some biology reenforcement. Highly recommend going through Destroyer 2x and elucidating any answer choices/terms that you're not sure about. Good luck!!
'Preciate the advice and thanks!
 

WheatLom

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To add, relax a little bit, you don't want to be exhausted mentally going into the exam, you want to be in a "prime" state of mind. not slow, and not drained at the real of information.
 
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Thanks for the response! I plan on staying away from Full Lengths until the 2009 test a few days before. I tried taking Bootcamp FL #1 and I hit backspace to try and clear my calculator...the exam went back to the beginning of RC. I stopped out of frustration. By doing a test for PAT & RC, you mean those section based tests on Bootcamp?
I meant do a QR (Math destroyer, but if you're done with that finish the Bootcamp ones) and PAT test, I think if you are good on your strategy for RC, you should focus more on reading articles than doing an actual RC test
 

Charles_Darwin

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2 days going through all of the destroyer sciences, 1 day for bootcamp, 2 days for flashcards. The last two days I reviewed whatever I marked that week as stuff I still felt uneasy on. Solidified that and spent the rest of my last day going on a really big run bc pre exam jitters!
 
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