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Retake done. June 2.

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by mantraman1010, Jun 2, 2008.

  1. mantraman1010

    mantraman1010 Member
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    First time I took the DAT:

    I got a 18AA/17TS/15 PAT:
    4 interviews => three rejections and a waitlist

    New scores:
    18AA/19TS/16 PAT
    We'll see what happens in round two.

    I think these scores should be enough to get me into a school, mainly somewhere in Texas.

    B.S. Biology, Health minor
    GPA: 3.85
    sGPA: 3.76
     
    #1 mantraman1010, Jun 2, 2008
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  3. AndyK

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    What did you get on your RC score?
     
  4. jigabodo

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    I hope you get in this time around. There is quite some improvement on your TS section.
     
  5. jcdent27

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    Nice job. Those should get you in to a TX school. Best of luck this round.
     
  6. mantraman1010

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    I ended up with a 19 this time, I got a 24 the first time. Some passage about ethical dilemma and personal preservation screwed me over, since I ran out of time. Every paragraph was a new key term that was so close to the definition of the term before it, it was hard to remember. Had it been another scientific passage, I would have been fine. The other two passages were about Magnesium deficiency and it's link to cardio diseases and the importance of epithelial-mesenchymal interactions in physiology.

    Thanks for the support jigabodo and jcdent, u guys are great.
     
  7. Shunwei

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    Sounds like that ethical passage screws most people. Well, congrats on the improvement and good luck on your run this time.
     
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    What schools did you apply to?
     
  9. mantraman1010

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    My interviews were from UT Houston, UT San Antonio, Baylor, and NYU. I am currently waitlisted at NYU. I think my TS score was the greatest inhibitor of me not getting in the first time.
     

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