I would say the material at Kaplan is about the same as the actual OAT. Though from what I remember... and it has been a few years....The reading comp on the real test was easier than the stuff that kaplan had on the practice tests... and the math section was harder.mudiwa said:how much harder is the dat and mcat practice exams for kaplan as compared to the actual oat exam. i am using the kaplan material for dat and i am just wondering how much different they are.
so then what do you think its the best way to study for OAT?UABopt said:I would say the material at Kaplan is about the same as the actual OAT. Though from what I remember... and it has been a few years....The reading comp on the real test was easier than the stuff that kaplan had on the practice tests... and the math section was harder.
Just use your textbooks and study adequately per scope of examination specified by ASCO. All practice guides serve primarily to test how prepared you're for the OAT...iraqiamerican said:
Its all relative. I am not sure exactly how it works now that the OAT is computerized, but when I took the OAT your score is based on how others performed during that sitting of the OAT. That means that it matters very little how hard or how easy the test is, but rather how you perform in comparison to others. As far as what to expect during the exam I would say that the practice test that comes with the OAT registration materials is easier than the actual OAT. I found the OAT much more similar to the Kaplan exams, but then again I am sure that the difficulty varies from administration to administration. I would say that it is impossible to know everything. It really depends somewhat on luck, sometimes you are just lucky, and they ask you all of the questions that you know, other times they dont.mudiwa said:i didthe test given at the end of the OAT guidebook from the oat testing centers and it seems way easier than the kaplan stuff so i am really confused coz i did great on the that one but average on kaplan.