Time Need to study

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  1. smnop

    smnop Member

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    how much time do u guys think is sufficient for studying for the DAT's...hours per day?? how many weeks is enough? I need to know how much i should study before i take it
     
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    sorry, left the computer logged on at the library.
     
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  5. Envision

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    hey, like the other poster said, it completely depends on you. however, for what its worth, i will tell you my study agenda. basically, ive been studying since the beginning of this month, averaging probably 4-8 hrs a day. I havent touched chemistry or done math without a calculator since the beginning of time...so its taking me a while to bring that up to par. my test date is tentatively august 5, but im thinking of changing it to august 12. all in all, im devoting about 4-8 hours a day for 7 days a week for about 6 weeks. despite what the other poster said, i don't think there is anything wrong with asking for other peoples studying advise. when i first started studying, i was also unsure of how hard i had to study as well. gl to you, and if you have any more specific questions, feel free to ask me. gl.
     
  6. Envision

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    relax bro.
     
  7. SundevilDMD

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    Well It all depends on how bad you want to do well. I took my DAT on july 21st, and I started studying about june 5th or 6th and for about the whole month of june i did about 5-6 hours a day. Then starting july I was going about 10 hrs a day. It sucked dont get me wrong. But its all worth it when you do well.

    -plus you dont wanna mess this up.
     
  8. smnop

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    thanks envision and sundevilDMD...i know i realy don't even know where to begin studying.
     
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    daym dawg, you have issues. i really hope you're not in my class in the future. i really don't like people like you.

    For smnop: Quite a few people have on average, studied around 2-3 months. i think if you had already taken most of your pre-reqs (gen bio, gchem, and ochem) you should be fine. Take a Kaplan course for review. For me, i had just finished my pre-reqs so i'll be spending around 1-2 months and taking the exam in october. spend some time taking practice exams. dat doesn't have to be tough, just study and practice. i know...easier said than done. good luck.
     
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    Really depends on how much you knew from the classes u took, the more u knew, the less u have to study. I studied about a little more than 3 weeks, 6-8 hours a day.
     
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    there is one thing i need to tell you:
    dat is all about memo and if you took ur classes very recently and u remember the details, i would say 2-3 weeks is fine
    misfortunate people like me took their preqs years ago and dont remember ****, so i need to put more time in remembering stuff
    best of luck
    '11
     

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