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DAT IS IN 5 DAYS AND I TOOK AN ACHIEVER'S EXAM. HELP!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by Akumar102, Aug 6, 2015.

  1. Akumar102

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    I took a Kaplan course and I regret it so much. It covers everything but there's no question sets to target specific weak areas. Prior to moving my test I had taken my last practice test on 7/24 and had gotten a 20 AA (19 on Bio, 18 on GC, 28 on OC, 18 on RC, and 19 on QR). I got real anxious because I thought a few sections were pure luck (A week prior to that I had gotten a 17 on AA, 22 PAT, 17 on Bio, 18 on GC, 17 on OC, 18 on RC, and 17 on QR). I've been practicing DAT Destroyer religiously and have 1/3 of the OC and GC questions left (been getting 20/30 questions correct each day from getting 10/30 correct), and have taken 3 Math Destroyer FL's (2015 edition) and they've been drop kicking me in the throat. I've been getting 21-23's on CDP (4 Tests done so far).

    DAT Achiever killed me.... I scored 17 AA, 15 on Bio, 16 on GC, 19 on Orgo, 16 on RC, 17 on QR, and 18 on PAT. I had taken a practice Bio and GC on Bootcamp and had gotten a a 23 and 21, respectively (4 days ago). I missed 8 questions on Bio and 7 questions on GC, but I'm nervous because I won't have that curve on the real test. I feel like I've already wasted so much time. I'm panicking so much. Please let me know what you guys think. I FEEL LIKE I HAVE TO PUSH MY TEST BACK AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!
     
  2. The Dentanator

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    Welcome to the world of DAT Achiever man. They make it that hard for a reason. For RC and PAT iIwould use something else because those section are unrealistic I thought. However, the sciences being that hard helps a lot because some of the questions I ended up seeing on my actual DAT. Just review your exam and take notes on what you got wrong or didn't understand and continually review these notes.
     
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  3. The Dentanator

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    Remember to take the 2009 ADA online test too a couple days or so before your actual exam.
     
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    When is your test?

    Honestly, it does not matter what you're getting on your practice tests. What matters most is that you feel like you understand the material, and feel prepared. When you are prepared you will know! There comes a point where you can honestly say to yourself, "I do not know what ELSE I could know." Of course there's always more you could know (we never know everything) but you will feel that you are ready. About a week before my test there came a moment where I didn't even know what to study because I felt like I could do fine with what I had learned during the process.

    Only push your test back if you feel that you do not know what is necessary.
    I wish you the best of luck!
     
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  5. Akumar102

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    Thank you so much guys. I feel a ton better. I'll just keep hitting the books hard until test day -August 12th. Achiever is just an abyss for confidence.
     
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  6. RuffDay

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    Why are you using DAT Achiever? That program is outdated just like Topscore and Crack Dat.
     

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