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canadian DAT mark

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by GDwood, Apr 11, 2007.

  1. GDwood

    GDwood 2+ Year Member

    Aug 26, 2006
    Here it is
    RC : 15 (i don't know what happened here)
    Bio: 20
    Chemistry: 23
    Perception: 20
    Carving: 20

    This was my second time and my RC dropped by 3. I don't know what happened but i think my concentration level dropped towards the end. I kind of expected my RC to be like this cause i knew i didn't do well and in fact, i guessed last 8 questions. So here is the question. Should i take it again? btw i go to U of T and my GPA is low 3.0. That is why i need to kill the DAT to compensation for my low GPA but i am doing a lot better inow. so what do u guys think?
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  3. S.S


    Dec 1, 2006
    Your scores are pretty good except your RC. My RC score is low as well 17. In general I'm very disappointed w/ my scores. If you take it again will you be taking the Canadian DAT?
  4. zero_cool_ck

    zero_cool_ck Iknow 7+ Year Member

    To OP,

    your scores are great except the RC. the RC this time was a lot harder than the Nov '06 test. i wrote the canadian DAt twice as well(nov '06 and feb '07 and my scores were not good at all). I also wrote the US Dat back in november '06 and that went fairly well for me (i don't know why the discrepancy even though i found the US Dat to be harder than the canadian Dat).

    anywayz, If u plan to re-write, I suggest that you write both US and canadian DATs just to be on the safe side (as u already know, canadian DAT scores take a month and a half to come out). and for US applications, it is better to have the DAT done as soon as possible.

    good luck.
  5. Dr. Yankem

    Dr. Yankem Junior Member 2+ Year Member

    Jul 19, 2006
    yeah i also wrote this past canadian DAT and the RC was without a doubt much harder than any practice tests etc. that I used to study (plus one of topics really sucked). To the OP, nice carving did you manage that....i got a 5!!!!!!!!
  6. GDwood

    GDwood 2+ Year Member

    Aug 26, 2006
    Thank u guys for ur advice
    I got a 5 too when i first wrote it. I practiced a lot for the second one cause i didn'nt want to end up getting the same mark as the first one. so my advice to u is practice practice practice. That is the only advice i hvae for carving.
    I think i am gonna take the DAt again so wish me luck
  7. tamkhan

    tamkhan Kala Budha 7+ Year Member

    Aug 16, 2006
    nice scores! remember, for uwo dental school in canada, you need to meet the rc cut off to be considered for an interview. this year, it was 18. last year was 19. so, you might wanna think about re taking the dat to up that rc score.
  8. dravid

    dravid 7+ Year Member

    Apr 8, 2007
    what's considered a good RC score for the canadian DAT?


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