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Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by 8_man, Nov 19, 2016.
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post a link to your breakdown here!
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If you could post a link to your breakdown here or pm it to me, that'd be great
DAT Breakdown 26AA 27TS 22 PAT 08/16/17
@WildWing, @Winged Scapula , and @schmoob this thread is screaming DATBootcamp advertising. There's many other reputable DAT companies such as DATQvault, CracktheDAT, DATAchiever and yet only DATBootcamp is mentioned. Even some of the reviews have used the other resources but they aren't mentioned by the OP. Not sure why this form of stealth advertising is openly occuring by Bootcamp associates.
Well maybe if everyone stopped rating bootcamp 11/10 in their breakdowns!!!
I see what you mean though. I'll remove the "resources" category if the mods decide against it
I would probably add every available resource rather than just having Bootcamp there.
And this is why we can't have nice things.
Test prep companies, please keep stealth marketing and counter-marketing off SDN. I founded SDN as a free and nonprofit resource to help students; these marketing behaviors are absolutely antithetical to our purpose and harm our community.
Moving forward, all posts that clearly bias towards any DAT test prep material will be moved to their corresponding forum. That means if members have a question regarding a specific product, they need to ask it in the appropriate test prep forum (DAT). Initial violations will receive a warning, multiple violations will result in a ban.
If you're representing a test prep company, you are welcome to post here: DAT. This free privilege is extended to all test prep companies that agree to abide by our policies. Posting outside of your organization's forum will result in a ban and all mention of your product will be banned on the site permanently.
@8_man You should probably change the contents of this thread because it's violating the rules.
Listing 8 different DAT prep sources doesn't come off to me as "clear bias." I think it's just you whose a little over-fixated on Bootcamp (for whatever reason, perhaps counter-marketing?). We're 16,000+ views in, and you're the only complaint.
Again, if a MODERATOR informs me that my post is breaching of the ToS, I'll gladly remove it. However, this listing is no different from anyone else naming off DAT resources in their individual breakdowns. And no one is paying me to do this–I'm simply volunteering my time to the SDN community that helped me get into dental school.
There are only 3 prep resources you mentioned that have some sort of financial gain from your thread. Most of your thread talks about resources affiliated with DATBootcamp whether it's Ari's schedule, their practice tests, or Feralis Notes. On top of that, none of Bootcamp's competitors which offer DAT practice tests are mentioned despite there being many good ones out there (DATAchiever, DATQvault, CracktheDAT and more).
From @Lee's post, it's quite obvious DATBootcamp have been using stealth advertising. Not sure why DATBootcamp have not been banned from these forums yet. It would solve all the problems.
Pls add my breakdown to the list link in my sig.
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Its not obvious and in fact, you're wrong.
Several testing companies have been involved in what appears to be stealth marketing. We have not singled out one or the other.
Moderating the back and forth accusations, some baseless, some probably baseless, some seemingly accurate, is like trying to manage a group of 3 year olds. There's a lot of crying, pointing of fingers and failure to accept personal responsibility. It is taking 90% of our moderating energy at this point.
These forums are offered as a service to our users. The arguing and accusations go against the tenets upon which SDN was founded which is a community of like minded individuals coming together to help each other, without regard to financial benefit. After lengthy discussions, we have come up with a solution which we feel is the best interest of everyone involved, although recognizing that that it will create some frustration for others. So please be patient as this situation evolves and our solutions to it are solidified and codified into a new policy.
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Can you add mine too? Click on my scores in sig for link.
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me too, please! DAT Breakdown (23AA/23TS/23PAT)
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Hi, I am starting to study for DAT for coming cycle.
I would like to ask, what chad's video and course savers differ in terms of Chemistry section. I saw that coursesaver has QR and Bio videos + quizzes. Chad's video doesn't have any quizzes that course saver has in terms of chemistry? I don't need bio section of course saver. I just need overall coverage of gen chem + o chem plus some quizzes to check I got it or not.
I did buy DAT destroyer but hasn't arrived yet. but I feel like you have to go over briefly first before I even start looking at destroyer.
I am thinking to go over notes first (since I have graduated 4 yrs ago) for all sections.
I am using Orgoman's new Bio notes instead of AP or feralis notes. I am ok with Bio.
I just need good summary of gen chem and o chem. and then will start destroyer for at least twice.
Do you think it is worth $50 coursesaver over free-chad's video if you I only need chemistry? (if there is any difference at all) (I don't know what benefit I get from course saver because I have not bought it LOL)
DAT Breakdown: 26 AA/24 TS |22 PAT|23 BIO|26 GC|25 OC|29 RC|25 QR Add mine as well please!
Hey! Sorry, I'm not too familiar with the recent changes to coursesaver and chad's videos since i was a 2016 test taker. If coursesaver no longer has chad's videos on their site, I would recommend for you to just go with chad's (since that's what I used, and I found it incredibly helpful for learning). And if there are no quizzes on his site, then I would just use other materials to test your knowledge after going through his lectures.
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Great! here is where I'm looking for