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Kaplan definitely didn't = Real DAT

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by geckel, Nov 17, 2005.

  1. geckel

    geckel Senior Member
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    Well, I just finished the real test. Just for a comparison.......
    Kaplan Practice DAT.......
    AA=20.0
    TS=17.0
    Bio=17
    GChem=17
    OChem=17
    RC=22
    QR=21
    PA=22

    Real DAT........
    AA=21 94.4%
    TS=21 94.9%
    BIO=20 90.0%
    GChem=21 91.4%
    OChem=24 95.5%
    RC=21 82.1%
    QR=17 69.3%
    PA=23 99.8%

    Anyway, I'm feeling pretty good about how the test turned out and figured that maybe someone might care. Also, thank you to the people that replied to my original thread.
     
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  3. jumdent

    jumdent Junior Member
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    Great scores. :idea: Now all you could do is wait like the rest of us.
     
  4. food4thots

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    nice scores there, esp PAT.
     
  5. cowsgomoo

    cowsgomoo Senior Member
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    Nice!!!! Those are some solid scores. :thumbup: :thumbup:
     
  6. Richnator

    Richnator Senior Member
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    Definitely great scores. Congratz!!
     
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    No one cares!! I can't figure out why people post their scores. I'm sure everyone was dying to know.
     
  8. Pelotari

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    Great scores ! Congrats, especially the PAT. I plan to take it around March or April of 2006.

    Two questions:
    1) Did you study on your own (using the Kaplan book), did you do the Kaplan On-line, or did you do the Kaplan Course (sit-down in a classroom, etc.)?

    2) Does one need to have taken Org. Chem II to do well on the DAT? I will have only finished Org. Chem. I this semester... :scared:

    Thanks in advance.
     
  9. geckel

    geckel Senior Member
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    djktennis,

    Stay off my thread - you are a troll.
     
  10. geckel

    geckel Senior Member
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    Pelotari,

    First of all, thank you for your kind remarks.

    I used the Kaplan on-line course with Schaum's books for Chemistry (they're full of great practice problems) and of course my textbooks. Don't rush the Kaplan course, focus on concepts not memorization. PA is worthless practice on Kaplan use acethedat.com. It's the most realistic for PAT.

    Hving not taking Org II might hurt you, but if you can handle the Kaplan Organic, you can handle the real DAT organic.

    I wish you the best of luck!
     
  11. bennyhanna

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    Could someone explain what each section of the test scores listed above covers?

    Thanks!

    ~BB
     
  12. Overbite

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    what does AA and TS stand for?
     
  13. SMC2UCLA2_

    SMC2UCLA2_ Senior Member
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    Academic Average, Total Sciences
     
  14. E. coli

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    Just curious, how did you study for the PAT? What materials did you use and how long did it take you to master the PAT?

    Anyways, congraduation on your DAT score!
     
  15. ajeckel

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    To tell you the truth.......I study the perceptual the same way I studied the harder aspects of the science sections(organic enantiomers took a knowledge of prospective). I visualize things in my head and find a perspective that worked for me. For instance, angle ranking I just took the acute angles and pictured trying to take one of them and fitting inside the other.....if I thought it would fit than it was smaller. For obtuse angles I pictured laying down in them and the ones that I thought would be the most comfortable were the larger ones.

    I know that this sounds strange but it is the truth. Also.......being an artist and having worked for the last 6-10 years as a bench jeweler, in my parents jewelery store, may have helped. :rolleyes:

    Best of luck to you.....I'm sure that with enough practice you will do fine.
     
  16. geckel

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    Sorry about that........I was logged in as my girlfriend. :p
     

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