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Do I reschedule????

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by PerioPlease, Jun 13, 2018.

  1. PerioPlease

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    Hi everyone! So my DAT is scheduled for tomorrow morning... and I'm in full panic. I just took another BC full length, and I got an 18, 17, 16 for Bio, GC, OC. I'm averaging around 23 for RC, and 17 for QR. I really want a 19 for the DAT. Do you think there's any chance I could get that tomorrow??
     
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  3. dentalstudent1202

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    How long did you prepare for? I just rescheduled my test today. I was originally scheduled to test on July 23rd but I felt 6 weeks wasn't enough for me to prepare.
     
  4. IdleKoala

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    Tomorrow? I mean there is always the possibility. But if you don't wanna risk it I would reschedule.
     
  5. lwergod

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    what were your averages before your latest BC test?


    if you were averaging 19-21 on previous tests, then I might consider this test somewhat of a fluke.

    but if you were averaging 17-8 on prior tests, then why should you be surprised if you scored likewise on your most recent BC test?
     
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    Did you end up taking it??
     
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  7. PerioPlease

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    Hi, just to update everyone! I ended up taking it. I scored a 20, and I'm really happy with that! I studied for about 4 weeks, and it was very on again-off again - so I never expected to be in higher 20s.

    Looking back on it, I would have focused more on my weak parts. I knew going in OChem was my weakness, but avoided studying it because it was overwhelming, and I think that brought my score down. I'd just recommend taking a deep breath - because I don't think you can ever truly feel 100% ready for tests like this, and to look at the average of your practice test scores to gauge if you're ready.

    Just a quick breakdown:
    I scored at my average for Bio - 19, OC - 17, and for PAT - 19
    Above my average for RC - 28 (avg was 23), GC - 20 (avg was a 19), QR - 18 (avg was 17)
     
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  8. lwergod

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    how did your test compare to BC in terms of content/difficulty?
     
  9. LittleKay

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    That RC is doing a nice job inflating your AA. Best of luck!
     

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