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DAT anything like MCAT?

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by CAbroiler, Jun 11, 2002.

  1. CAbroiler

    CAbroiler Junior Member
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    hey...i'm an uninformed pre-med and had a friend taking the DAT soon...is it as much of a big deal as MCAT? can/do ppl take it over? okie thanks in advance :)
     
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    the mcat does NOT have a math section, the dat does...just wanted to clarify.
     
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    DAT=easier than MCAT...or so I'm told by most everyone. Additionally, I saw some practice DAT's in the kaplan locker, and they were pretty easy.
     
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    The MCAT is also alot more passage-based. DAT is definitely more straight forward.
     
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    so also, how quickly do u find out ur scores from DAT? do u find them out rite away cause it's computer based?
     
  6. vixen

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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by CAbroiler:
    <strong>so also, how quickly do u find out ur scores from DAT? do u find them out rite away cause it's computer based?</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">they pop on the screen right away.
     
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    The DAT has multiple choice questions. The MCAT has passage based questions on each section with some multiple choice ones (that are just knowledge based). I found the DAT much easier than the MCAT.
     
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    so vixen, you are the popular simseema17 that answered everyone's questions? i haven't been in here a long time! what does vixen mean?
     
  9. vixen

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    yes, hence the "aka simseema17" in my signature. :)
     

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