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study materials for bio?

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by tms86, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. tms86

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    I already took the DAT beginning of july, retaking it beginning of october. what are some good sources for studying for biology? i used kaplan, APcliffs and DAT q-vault. I guess i have to study it more intensely but anything else that could be useful?
     
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  3. nboogie

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    I think bio is the hardest section of the DAT. I found that making flashcards with Anki helped me out a lot. I had about 960. Destroyer is pretty good for fine details. Kaplan is good for the basic concepts.
     
  4. rccostner

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    DAT Destroyer is pretty helpful and I used Thinkwell's biology videos and Kaplan's book.
     
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    Alan's Notes + Destroyer + Cliffs + DatQVault + Barrons + KBB = 19+

    ...if you UNDERSTAND everything in each source. I don't mean memorize, the test is so conceptual that the best you can do is see as much information possible written by a number of different authors. Half of this section is knowing what is being asked, if you understand the concepts and a few details, it is easy to eliminate incorrect and identify correct answers, the questions for the most part are not complex or detailed.
     
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    schaum's outlines are really good. I didn't hit it as hard as I wanted, but when I retake I'm definitely going to use it to it's fullest. In addition to KBB and destroyer, of course.
     
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    thanks everyone for responding.. i heard schaum outline was good too-what edition specifically? there are a lot of options on the website-and around how much is it?
     
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    and how can I download alans notes? is there a site-let me know!

    thanks again!
     
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