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New Policy on prometric center

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by Usagi654, Dec 3, 2008.

  1. Usagi654

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    I took the DATS on election day and instead of scrap paper, I got an eraseboard and erasable markers. This really messed me up on the reading and math sections because I couldn't read half the things I wrote since it would get smudged and then I had to erase and write bigger which also took up so much of my time. This was a retake so I was expecting paper and pencil. Did anyone else have this problem? I took at the prometric center in NYC by grand central.
     
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  3. doc3232

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    You're telling us this about 1 year late. :)
    The thick pen they give is tough for everyone though. Most of us expected it though because of this site.
     
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    No kidding this was standard over a year ago...AS for the markers, yes they are useless and prometric loses a lot of money replacing them
     
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    seriously?
     
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    yup..i took my DAT in early sept and i was given dry-erase board but the markers were fine tip. i took my test at the prometric in west orange, nj
     
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    I had medium tip- terrible, I would have loved fine tip, smooth writing with those
     
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    Do you think they will let you bring in your own dry erase markers if you call in advance? it would really help bc if i get sh**ty markers i will be ANGRY:mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::eek:
     
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    I called went in to my center in advance to check the place out and asked them what type of markers they used. I bought a new pack the day before my test and brought them in and asked the guy who was working if i could used it with a puppy dog face...and it worked. He let me use it. It really depends on who is working that day.
     
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    Prometric does not allow you to bring your own markers. At least my center did not... I tried.
     
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    do you guys know what's the standard number of erase board sheets they give you? I was given two, but some people had gotten three!!!
     
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    i also got only 2 laminated sheets.
    and 3 medium tip markers. qr section was definitely a crunch.
     

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