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Feeling Defeated Tonight....

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by skyisblue, Apr 6, 2007.

  1. skyisblue

    skyisblue 2+ Year Member

    Dec 25, 2006
    I go through phases when it comes to studying for this test. Right now, it's midnight Pacific time, and I'm feeling defeated...

    I gotta get this done.
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  3. jdmsamurai

    jdmsamurai 2+ Year Member

    Feb 11, 2007
  4. BodybldgDoc

    BodybldgDoc Guest

    Jan 13, 2007
    In your closet
    Once you set the date, you wont go through phases anymore because you will start freaking out about how little time you have until test date to cram everything.
  5. xdianaax

    xdianaax In memory of Riley Jane Moderator Emeritus 7+ Year Member

    Sep 12, 2006
    I don't think I am ever going to set a date...I don't need to take mine yet, but I'm already freakin gout pretty bad now...I can't imagine when it comes closer...:scared:
  6. BodybldgDoc

    BodybldgDoc Guest

    Jan 13, 2007
    In your closet

    yeah its pretty nerve wracking but the sooner one takes it the better since they keep adding newer topics to the DAT sections.
  7. dantheman2007

    dantheman2007 2+ Year Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    when should one schedule a date to take the exam?
    How many weeks or months before?
  8. BodybldgDoc

    BodybldgDoc Guest

    Jan 13, 2007
    In your closet
    I would say about a month in advance just so you are able to get the date and time that you actually want. maybe a month and a half in advance if you plan on taking it in the summer because a lot of students tend to take it then and the slots are usually reserved if you dont sign up for it first.
  9. infernobutterfl

    infernobutterfl Pyro user 7+ Year Member

    May 26, 2005
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)



    TELL me not, in mournful numbers,
    Life is but an empty dream ! —
    For the soul is dead that slumbers,
    And things are not what they seem.

    Life is real ! Life is earnest!
    And the grave is not its goal ;
    Dust thou art, to dust returnest,
    Was not spoken of the soul.

    Not enjoyment, and not sorrow,
    Is our destined end or way ;
    But to act, that each to-morrow
    Find us farther than to-day.

    Art is long, and Time is fleeting,
    And our hearts, though stout and brave,
    Still, like muffled drums, are beating
    Funeral marches to the grave.

    In the world's broad field of battle,
    In the bivouac of Life,
    Be not like dumb, driven cattle !
    Be a hero in the strife !

    Trust no Future, howe'er pleasant !
    Let the dead Past bury its dead !
    Act,— act in the living Present !
    Heart within, and God o'erhead !

    Lives of great men all remind us
    We can make our lives sublime,
    And, departing, leave behind us
    Footprints on the sands of time ;

    Footprints, that perhaps another,
    Sailing o'er life's solemn main,
    A forlorn and shipwrecked brother,
    Seeing, shall take heart again.

    Let us, then, be up and doing,
    With a heart for any fate ;
    Still achieving, still pursuing,
    Learn to labor and to wait.
  10. busupshot83

    busupshot83 S.D.N. Vet 7+ Year Member

    Mar 22, 2003
    Sky, I just finished mastering a Hi-def video for you. Hope it makes you feel better (turn up your speakers):

    The Mighty SkyIsBlue

    Save it and watch to it whenever you feel down.


    If you still feel down, then you must watch this one too:

    Defeat the DAT

    You may be wondering "why did Bus go through all this hardwork?" Watch this for your answer:

    The Sky Is My Friend
  11. bruinpredent

    bruinpredent UCLA School of Dentistry 7+ Year Member

    Jul 11, 2006
    hands down the coolest thing i have EVER seen...i wish someone had done this for me when i was studying for the exam! :thumbup:
  12. Lonely Sol

    Lonely Sol cowgoesmoo fan! 10+ Year Member

    Dec 13, 2005
    Atlanta, GA
    Thats pretty cool!! Anyone who feel like quitting DAT should just watch that and it will empower you to open the text again!!!:thumbup: :thumbup:
  13. poc91nc

    poc91nc Banned Banned 7+ Year Member

    Nov 5, 2006
    "Look, man. When you beat me, I hurt all over. I didn't wanna know from nobody, not even my kids. Every fighter knows that hurt. We get sick inside trying to live with it, so don't back off now. Make it right for yourself or you'll be sorry you didn't. We held the greatest title in the whole world, babe.
    You lost that fight for all the wrong reasons. You lost your edge. All right. I know your manager dying had you all messed up inside. But the truth is you didn't look hungry. Now when we fought, you had that eye of the tiger, man, the edge. Now you gotta get it back, and the way to do it is to go back to the beginning."

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