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Bootcamp RC woes

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by rhodes1210, Sep 4, 2014.

  1. rhodes1210

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    Is the real DAT any easier than Bootcamp RC? Because I've only been averaging a 17 on the first three exams..
    Any success stories out there regarding this? It would GREATLY help my confidence, or lack thereof lol! :)

    Thanks everyone!
     
  2. fellowstudent92

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    For whatever my practice scores and real scores are worth:

    17, 18, 22, 20, 22

    Real thing: 24
     
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    ^that's awesome! Did you find any method particularly helpful on the actual DAT (i.e. was it more search and destroy than anything else?). And thanks for the reply!!
     
  4. fellowstudent92

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    I tried search and destroy on the real thing actually and it worked for like the first passage. The second was like WTF it didn't so I actually had to read the whole thing and that got me even more nervous for the third passage.
    Lesson?

    Read the whole thing. Just get faster at reading and you'll kill it.
     
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    Averaged 17, got 22.
     
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    When practicing im really good at searching and destroying quickly. I dont look at every word 100%, I just scan the paragraphs quickly and scan 2X if I have too. Seems to be working pretty well on bootcamp. There werent words you could pick out like "fluoride"?
     
  7. fellowstudent92

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    Oh no there def was. I'm sure you'll be fine if that's what you're comfortable with! Don't listen to me.
     
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    I think i got between 16 and 17 for each test but got a 21 on the real thing. the real dat has a lot more search and destroy questions and is actually a lot easier in my opinion
     
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    I found the real DAT to be about on par or a bit easier than BC's RC. I was getting ~20 on BC but got a 22 RC on the real thing.
     

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