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Crack DAT PAT - Did you buy the 5 tests or 10?

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by abr, Dec 4, 2008.

  1. abr

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    5 PAT tests (~$70)
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    10 PAT tests (~$100)
    ?

    Do you feel you gained enough skill and practice from the 5 tests, or would the 10 tests be much more beneficial?
     
  2. Danny289

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    imo, 10
     
  3. Zubnaya Feya

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    5, I repeated each one of them at least twice. It was enough for me.
     
  4. joedat41

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    I went with 10 the more practice the better
     
  5. joonkimdds

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    More is always better but paying more is always worse :)
    I think 5 was more than enough and going thru 5 of them to review, analyzing them already took about 2~3 weeks for me so unless you wanna spend a whole month for PAT, i think 5 is enough. I think 5 tests should give you idea of what to do and strategy.

    But I can never say 10 is worse than 5. 10 is equal or better than 5 but most likely equal to 5 :)
     
  6. Svart Aske

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    I'm planning on getting the 10 test version. The $30 difference isn't much, especially if you realize that you need more practice than 5 tests.
     
  7. chessxwizard

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    I used the 10-test version. 30 dollars is not that big of a difference, in the grand scheme of things...
     
  8. Danny289

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    your stats are crazy, have you already applied? I didn't see anything in your predent.
     
  9. chessxwizard

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    Thanks for the kind words. Yes, I have applied... but a little late, so no word from schools yet.
     
  10. abr

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    Thanks for the replies! Looks like buying the 10 tests is the way to go.:thumbup:
     
  11. TheGreenWave

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    Yea, definitely buy the 10. It's a very solid program.
     
  12. steelrfan8

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    I bought 5 and realized since they're such great practice that I wanted to do 5 more so I had to pay the 10 dolalr penelty to add 5 more tests to my purchase.

    Definatly buy 10 because even if you do well on the 1st 5 (it'll probably be a progression, you start off a little low and by the 5th you'll be much higher) so when you get good, you have a few extra new tsts to test you skills on.
     
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    I bought the 10 one, while knowing O don't have enough time, I end up doing 3 of them. But $30 is not that much to debate about.
     
  14. silveryhair

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    5 is golden, 10 is too much, the latter test are easier.
     
  15. allstardentist

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    go with 10 because 30 dollars is nothing compared to your future dental debt
     
  16. Protactinium

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    So I guess the Royal Flush edition (200) would be too excessive, even for the most incompetents of PA?
    I would get at least 10, 30 dollar difference (50% increase in price) for double the product. PAT seems to be a section where practice makes perfect.
     
  17. enamelion

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    I bought the version with 10 questions. I thought it was sufficient enough to improve my practice PAT from 17 to around 20-21.
     

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