DAT is 6 days away & 2009 DAT stressing me out :(

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maybeapedsdoc22

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Bear with my poor soul, I think I just really need a confidence boost and some motivation.

Bio: 21
GC: 19
OC: 17!!!!!!
RC: 20
QR: 17!!!!!!!!
PAT: 18 :/

I really need to get a 20+ on my AA and hopefully a 20 on my TS (though I’d be happy with a 19). I am 6 days away and I don’t feel like I can do it. orgo is literally the bane of my existence and QR makes me want to slam my laptop against the wall, and I love my laptop :(

Any success stories or tips that could get me going? I think I’m going to spend the rest of today reviewing QR and PAT, but then I have 5 more days and I’m not sure how to spread my review in those days. Thanks guys!
 

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When I took the DAT I took the 2009 about 2 weeks out and get a 17AA and an 18TS. I pulled off a 22AA and a 22TS on the real DAT. The 2009 is a decent predictor but the QR on the 09 test is probably at this point pretty drastically different (with the new tests have little to no trig and the QC problems).

The best I can tell you is to keep working your problem areas. What parts of orgo are you struggling with. Also make sure you are studying the high yield questions. Hope this helps.
 
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zToothinator

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The OC on the 2009 exam was weird and different from most of the practice tests that I took. My actual DAT OC section was much more familiar.
 

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Didn’t get higher than a 19 AA on any of the 6 practice tests I took before my DAT (2009 included).

Got a 24 AA on the real thing. You’ll be fine
 

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How were you guys averaging on Bootcamp (if you used it)? I’m getting 18-19s in orgo and that just worrries me a bit
 

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How were you guys averaging on Bootcamp (if you used it)? I’m getting 18-19s in orgo and that just worrries me a bit
My BC scores were 1-2 points below what I actually got on my DAT. I would say it can vary though, since it is standardized.
 

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How were you guys averaging on Bootcamp (if you used it)? I’m getting 18-19s in orgo and that just worrries me a bit
I averaged a 19 on orgo on Bootcamp and got a 23 on the real test.
 
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