tivark

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10+ Year Member
7+ Year Member
May 20, 2006
44
5
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Medical Student
PAT 23
QR 18
RC 20
Biology 22
Gen Chem 20
Organic Chem 27!
TS 22
AA 21

I do not have a science background. In fact I was a crappy science student in high school, did a degree in law in Australia and 11 years after high school decided I wanted to do dentistry. So I have spent the last 2 years doing pre-reqs in Science (c/sgpa 3.96)

My materials:
DAT bootcamp x 2
DAT destroyer x 2.5
QVault x 1
Chads videos
Cliffs x 1 and referred random chapters
Ferelli's x 2
CDP x 1 (finished only 50%)


I started with DAT Destroyer, and then the first attempt at bootcamp
DAT Bootcamp scores
first time (June - July )
Subject : Test 3 / 4 / 5 (did not record exam 1 and 2 )
Bio: 14 / 16 / 20
GC: 17 / 18 / 16
OC: 18 / 20 / 20
PAT: 17 / 17 / 18
QR: 18 / 15 / 17
Reading : 18 / 15 / 17

Quite disenchanted with my scores, I then worked on all 10 Qvault tests, and then sat for the 2009 exam online. I think I got scores between 18 - 19

Then I realized I wasn't happy, so i delayed my exam in 2 weeks and did DAT destroyer again, then repeated DAT bootcamp:

second time (Aug)
Subject : test 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
Bio: 20 / 18 / 19 / 25 / 23
GC: 18 / 17 / 22 / 22 / 19
OChem: 18 / 21 / 21 / 24 / 23
PAT : x / 19 / 19 / 18 / X
QR : x / 17 / 20 / 21 / x

Overall I would say DAT destroyer and bootcamp were my best resources.
 

byahnoob

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Dec 17, 2014
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LA, CA
Awesome breakdown! Your actual science DAT scores are relatively higher than your Bootcamp scores. Good stuffff
 
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Organic Chem 27!
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I do not have a science background. In fact I was a crappy science student in high school, did a degree in law in Australia and 11 years after high school decided I wanted to do dentistry. So I have spent the last 2 years doing pre-reqs in Science (c/sgpa 3.96)

My materials:
DAT bootcamp x 2
DAT destroyer x 2.5
QVault x 1
Chads videos
Cliffs x 1 and referred random chapters
Ferelli's x 2
CDP x 1 (finished only 50%)


I started with DAT Destroyer, and then the first attempt at bootcamp
DAT Bootcamp scores
first time (June - July )
Subject : Test 3 / 4 / 5 (did not record exam 1 and 2 )
Bio: 14 / 16 / 20
GC: 17 / 18 / 16
OC: 18 / 20 / 20
PAT: 17 / 17 / 18
QR: 18 / 15 / 17
Reading : 18 / 15 / 17

Quite disenchanted with my scores, I then worked on all 10 Qvault tests, and then sat for the 2009 exam online. I think I got scores between 18 - 19

Then I realized I wasn't happy, so i delayed my exam in 2 weeks and did DAT destroyer again, then repeated DAT bootcamp:

second time (Aug)
Subject : test 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
Bio: 20 / 18 / 19 / 25 / 23
GC: 18 / 17 / 22 / 22 / 19
OChem: 18 / 21 / 21 / 24 / 23
PAT : x / 19 / 19 / 18 / X
QR : x / 17 / 20 / 21 / x

Overall I would say DAT destroyer and bootcamp were my best resources.
Wow, Congratulations!:):clap:

What a journey and complete career change. It took a lot of hard work and dedication to get your scores. Dental schools will take notice of your high GPA and outstanding DAT scores. You will have no trouble getting interviews . I am glad you found the DAT Destroyer helpful as part of your DAT study tools.

Wishing you the best on your journey to becoming a dentist.

Dr. Jim Romano and Nancy
 

stag123

2+ Year Member
May 9, 2014
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Pre-Dental
great job! How did you study for bio? Just read through Feralis and did DAT destroyer?
 
Jun 11, 2014
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Great job knowing how prepared you were and rescheduling the exam. It sounds like it saved your score! Congratulations!!
 
Dec 11, 2013
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Truly amazing!!!
Nice work friend.
Btw, are you really a medical student too? lol
 
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tivark

Junior Member
10+ Year Member
7+ Year Member
May 20, 2006
44
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Medical Student
I would say DAT is easier than bootcamp.

I studied for bio mainly using youtube videos, Qvault, Ferali's notes (found it confusing for me), Cliffs AP

The reason I am marked as a medical student is this is my husband's account. Med student days for him was LONG time ago. He actually just finished super fellowship and is joining practice next month!
 

stag123

2+ Year Member
May 9, 2014
199
93
Status
Pre-Dental
I would say DAT is easier than bootcamp.

I studied for bio mainly using youtube videos, Qvault, Ferali's notes (found it confusing for me), Cliffs AP

The reason I am marked as a medical student is this is my husband's account. Med student days for him was LONG time ago. He actually just finished super fellowship and is joining practice next month!
thanks! Did you feel the purchase of Qvault for biology was worth it? I've been debating on it lol
 
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