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So I was wondering if it was possible to safely study the DAT over winter break.... from December 1 through around January 15. I am a junior this year and did not kow if this is it too much information to try and study over a shorter amount of time? I am trying to score a good score since my gpa is only a 3.4 and want to be able to submit my application by june 1. Would it be better just to wait until May to study and continue studying until July? Because then I would also have to worry about applications. Thanks for any help!
 

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So I was wondering if it was possible to safely study the DAT over winter break.... from December 1 through around January 15. I am a junior this year and did not kow if this is it too much information to try and study over a shorter amount of time? I am trying to score a good score since my gpa is only a 3.4 and want to be able to submit my application by june 1. Would it be better just to wait until May to study and continue studying until July? Because then I would also have to worry about applications. Thanks for any help!

Honestly, it is up to you. Do what will help you get the best score you can!
 

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Impossible to give you a legitimate answer.. Someone just received a 27AA after studying for two weeks, someone else received a 17AA after studying for 3 months. Everyone's different.
 
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I know this thread is a bit dated, but I wanted to share my experience in case anyone still had this same question. I studied over winter break (about 3 weeks, minus a few days around Christmas). Anyway, I ended up with a 21 AA. I used both Crack DAT and Bootcamp, but I felt that Bootcamp was much better. I did a lot of the BC practice tests, and I would usually go back over what I missed a couple times. I studied pretty much all day most days, and if I were going to change anything that I had done while studying, I would have practiced reading and the generators, especially the angle ranking, a little bit throughout the fall semester. Don't get too hung up on the angle ranking, though, because I mostly just guessed on mine, so I would have more time for the other parts of the PAT. Most importantly, don't let the scores posted on here freak you out too much, because I was getting consistently lower scores on BC practice tests and on the Kaplan Free Practice DAT than I got on test day. Remember what God has planned for you, the DAT can't mess up :)
 
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