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Going to take the DAT but feel i'm not ready

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by csudental, Sep 4, 2014.

  1. csudental

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    i'm going to take the DAT
    i feel confident about each sections expect the BIO
    i feel i'm still not ready for it i used Campbell's, Barron's and Cliffs AP
    i still need to take more classes at my undergraduate for BIO

    any suggestion on which courses i maybe need to take anatomy, Cell and Molecular Biology, genetics,Diversity of Life
     
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  3. Weakfart

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    I felt the same man. I only took cell and evo. I would recommend physio and I think you'd be set. I had to learn physio on my own for the exam and it was not fun.
     
  4. trangtn

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    Taking anatomy or physiology would help. And you can read through Feralis' notes if you have time.
     
  5. zydntkak

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    I took the DAT after only taking cell bio my junior year in college (I came in with AP bio credit).
    I think if I had taken more bio classes, I would have had an easier time studying, but I did fine without them (20, which was my lowest score).
    If you have gone through the AP Bio Cliffnotes and review it few times, I think you should be good.
    DAT Bootcamp bio sections also helped
     
  6. 2THDDS

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    I think most everyone thinks the same way about the knowledge as the test date approaches. If you've been doing fine on practice exams, you will be fine. Actual test is a lot easier than most pratice materials. If it's harder than practice, others will feel that it is hard, so your score won't drop significantly because you are adjusted against how others did on it as well..


    Go for it.
     
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    do i need to take anatomy class and which genetics classes i need to take
     
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    I felt that almost everything tested in the bio section could be found on Ferali's Notes.
    Good luck!
     
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    Can someone link me to the AP Cliffs? Thanks.
     
  11. DentalDoge

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    I'd think bio would be least of your problems.
     
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