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Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by tl413, Jun 2, 2008.

  1. tl413

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    My scores were

    Bio 19
    GC 24
    OC 19
    PAT 20
    QR 20
    RC 19
    AA 20
    TS 20

    I am willing to answer any questions anyone has. I used Kaplan to study, and my scores on the PAT, QR, RC were much higher. OC was lower though.

    Also, I have a 3.65 GPA 3.55 science GPA. Dual major. I think these scores should be sufficient, am I right?
     
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  3. Sbosu

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    good, consistent scores, nice job
     
  4. trixie2126

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    How is your total science 20? You got all 19s, wouldn't it be 19?
     
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    Total science calculates score based on ALL SCIENCE questions correct not the average. Remember that the Bio sections has 10 more questions than the Ochem and Gchem sections, hence the disparity.
     
  6. trixie2126

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    oh, I thought it was supposed to be the average
     
  7. jigabodo

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    Like someone else has mentioned, TS is calculated by the "weighted average".

    Calculation of AA is the actual average of 5 scores, however.
     
  8. tl413

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    Those are the scores they gave me
     
  9. tl413

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    Sorry gen chem was a 24. My bad.
     
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    Did you use any material other than Kaplan? Also what was your major if you dont mind me asking!
     
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    I only used Kaplan unfortunately. I am a double major. Biology and Philosphy.
     
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    good job. nice consistency
     
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    those are your scores with just kaplan!? daaaaaaaamn haha. very nice
     
  14. tl413

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    Luckily my biology background saved my ass. I did not find out about this forum until about a week ago. So I had no idea that Kaplan was inadequete for Bio, and QR in my opinion too. If I had know I would have tried other sources. I think with proper study materials for Bio I could have received a 20+ on that section. Oh well, it is over now.
     
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    yeah, kaplan did not help at all for biology. I just had to rely on my previous knolwedge to save me was well!
     
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    Just absolutely horrendous. I would say less than 30% could be answered from Kaplan's review. I was a little upset about that.
     
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    haha my 12 bio score the first time around was thanks to kaplan
     
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    just the kaplan book or the kaplan course?
     
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    Just thought I'd throw this out there...but I studied with Kaplan only for the DAT and my diagnostic to Test Day score for Bio went from a 15 to a 22... (and every other section was helped as well) so they can't be all that bad :cool:
     
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    Good Job on the scores man. How many hrs per day did you study and did you do any practice questions before taking the exam???
     
  22. tl413

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    I did the KAplan Blue book for about a month before the test. I took Kaplan online and finished that in April. I dunno how many hours per day. Max I ever did was like 3-4 hours, cause after that it I can't retain a damn thing.
     

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