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is my score bad..?

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by pjh0604, Apr 7, 2007.

  1. pjh0604


    Apr 7, 2007
    PA 19
    QR 21
    RC 17
    Bio 18
    GC 20
    OC 17
    TS 18
    AA 19

    i knew i wasn't ready when i took it today..
    cuz i didn't really have time to prepare for this one..
    im planning on taking it again in mid july..
    but im now worried that this one would look really bad on application..
    i heard some schools take average out...
    do you guys think i totally messed up this time..?
    is my score really bad..?
    can you guys please tell me..?
    im really worried...

    oh yeah and i used yellow paper with markers..
    it wasn't that bad..i think i will try to use think pen to practice..
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  3. USCbiograd

    USCbiograd 7+ Year Member

    I would not worry to much about your scores they seem pretty solid. The only reason I would suggest retaking the DAT is because of the OChem and RC score. Some schools have a RC cutoff at 18. If you retake the DAT and improve the RC and OChem, you don't have to worry about these scores. Most schools take the most recent DAT into consideration while making a decision for admittance.
  4. dmd2011

    dmd2011 Random Hero 5+ Year Member

    Dec 2, 2006
    Philadelphia, PA
    those scores are pretty good. it probably depends on your GPA and target schools as to whether or not you need to retake it.
  5. BodybldgDoc

    BodybldgDoc Guest

    Jan 13, 2007
    In your closet
    good scores. do not retake
  6. DailyDrivenTJ

    DailyDrivenTJ 2+ Year Member

    Mar 20, 2007
    If that was my score, I would retake it.
  7. dentalwannabee

    dentalwannabee busy bee 2+ Year Member

    Feb 3, 2007
    I think your score is good. Nothing below the average of 17. Also Adcoms are going to know that the DAT is harder this year so they will be ok with 17 and 18 scores. You're fine. Congratulations "Dr-to-bee" :) :) :) :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:

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