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free kaplan dat

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by sciencegod, Dec 23, 2008.

  1. sciencegod

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    what do you guys think about tje free pracice dat that kaplan gives in their test centerd.
     
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    Are you talking about the diagnostic? I took that last week and wrote a post about it. Most people say it's pretty hard compared to the real thing (or maybe they're just not fully prepared for it yet) but I didn't think it was too bad. I don't know how close it is to the real thing because I haven't taken the DAT yet.
     
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    I think he is talking about the one on the kaplan site. IMO, it is ok. Do it if you have time for sure.
     
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    Your not supposed to prepare for it. If you take it after you have been reviewing or studding then it is not a diagnostic test and isn't very accurate.
     
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    Yeah, and that's probably why I did so well, but I had to put off taking the diagnostic for certain reasons and didn't want to put off my studying. That's why I'm not assuming I did so well because I'm ready. It's probably because I did more studying beforehand.
    But this is getting off-topic. Doc is probably right that the OP was talking about the test online. I didn't take that one though...
     
  6. sciencegod

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    I'm talking about the diagnostic test. I already studied all the material. is it still benifeicial to take the test.
     
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    anyone know?
     
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    It couldn't hurt. You're in a test environment and it's timed. The problem is it's on paper, not a computer, and all non-science sections are shortened. You get less time for them though.
     

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