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Is Achiever Overly

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by klutzy1987, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. klutzy1987

    klutzy1987 StudyingSucks Letsgo Mets 5+ Year Member

    Jan 28, 2008
    New York
    Is the Achiever more difficult that the actual DAT. I was doing achiever and generally i get 15/15 (Kaplans, Topscore) in apeture passing and on Achiever i got only like 8/15. Also in the hole punching i saw that they had hole punches along a fold and folds halfway through holes. Does the Dat have punches like that or is that only Achiever.
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  3. allstardentist

    allstardentist All-Star 10+ Year Member

    Apr 27, 2006
    Los Angeles
    yes, it is more difficult than the real DAT. Yes, I think i saw halfway folds if i remember correctly. They are not too bad once u get used to them.
  4. jjw822

    jjw822 7+ Year Member

    Dec 29, 2007
    what do u means by halfway folds??
  5. hoss19

    hoss19 half iron, half man 5+ Year Member

    Jan 1, 2007
    achiever's pat is brutal, particularly tfe and apertures. on the otherside, topscores is ridiculously easy. the real thing is somewhere in between.
  6. billythekid

    billythekid 5+ Year Member

    May 18, 2008
    Is DAT Achiever a computer program that you download after you buy it? Or is it something they send you in the mail?
  7. chox


    Jun 10, 2008
    You can download it from website and use demo verison to see some example questions. If you like it, pay through online and they will give you activation key which you can use to unlock the program.
  8. DDSguyLA

    DDSguyLA 2+ Year Member

    Mar 12, 2008
    yeah.. its pretty hard
  9. klutzy1987

    klutzy1987 StudyingSucks Letsgo Mets 5+ Year Member

    Jan 28, 2008
    New York
    I am gettin between 13 and 11 on the angles on achiever compared to liike 6-8 on the crack PAT. Also the cube counting seems much more normal than the crack because there are no "illusions". The hole punching seems much more difficult than kaplans and topscore because of all of those partial folds and holes along folds. The apeture is completely rediculous on achiever in my opinion. I was getting perfect 15-15 on crack pat and achiever is like 8-9. Top front is equally dificult on all programs in my opinion. The paper folding seems even more difficult than crack pat also.
  10. War Eagle

    War Eagle 5+ Year Member

    Feb 13, 2007
    I would say that Achiever is a little more difficult except for the PAT. Achiever PAT is insane. It was nice though when I took the real DAT because the PAT seemed easy. I got 18's across the board on Achiever PAT and scored a 23 PAT on the real thing.
  11. TheWiredNerv

    TheWiredNerv 2+ Year Member

    Achiever PAT was comparable to the PAT I had, especially hole punching.

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