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Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by JohnnyApp, May 13, 2008.

  1. JohnnyApp


    May 13, 2008
    I just finished my DAT today in Rochester, NY, and my scores are listed below. All I used to prepare for the DAT were the Kaplan book and CD, and some school textbooks. I got a 3.3GPA, and with the score below I think I need to retake the DAT (don’t really want to). Do you think I should retake the test then apply this August or I should just apply right now with those scores? I think the minimum score on each section has to be 18, what do you think?

    QR-16??? :laugh:

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  3. doc3232

    doc3232 7+ Year Member

    Feb 15, 2008
    I think your wrong in a good way, each section must be greater than 18 seems very harsh, where did you read that?
    Apply now with this DAT score, and if you still feel compelled to take it again then do so and submit your second DAT score later in the application process. good job and good luck
  4. alltheway

    alltheway 2+ Year Member

    Apr 29, 2007
    Each school is different. For instance NYU recommends not having any score below a 17 and I know someone that got a 13 on their math that got it. SO it really depends on the school you wish to apply. Good luck
  5. mooredge

    mooredge Junior Member 10+ Year Member

    May 16, 2005
    Don't sweat it man. I scored

    Biology 21 PAT 19
    General Chemistry 21 Quantitative Reasoning 16
    Organic Chemistry 20 Reading Comprehension 18
    Total Science 21 Academic Average 19

    had a similar GPA and had 5 interviews and 1 acceptance.
  6. JohnnyApp


    May 13, 2008
    How many school did you apply?
  7. old-school

    old-school UNT '07 alum 5+ Year Member

    May 21, 2005
    McKinney, TX
    I would roll with it. Your scores are pretty good. Def start the app process b/c it takes forever through AADSAS! You may not want to mention the retake b/c some schools will put your app on hold until you do it- that's up to you. Some schools start rejecting pretty fast, but I think most will let your app linger if you do retake.
  8. AN1

    AN1 Cramming for DAT

    May 13, 2008
    I've heard of people getting in with 18s and 19s before. I think that the average is going up though, so if you feel like you can do better than go ahead and retake it. But if you don't want to then don't. My friend had a 19 and retook it and it went down to a 16. You don't want that to go down. She actually said she studied more the second time around and was really upset that it went down. If I were you I wouldn't retake it. People reapply with the same score and can still get in.

    Hope this helps.


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