Took the DAT 5/30/08

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  1. wem013

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    Hi all,

    I am new to the forum and just took the DAT today (or yesterday). I was really worried about taking it because my practice test scores were never as high as I would have liked them to be; however, I scored better today:

    PA: 17
    QR: 19
    RC: 20
    Bio: 22
    GC: 20
    OC: 17
    TS: 20
    AA: 20

    I know OC is pretty low, but I expected that. I HATE organic chem. BUT the PAT! I am so upset! I usually do much better on the perceptual ability. I don't know what happened!!!!!! I even thought I was doing well on the test. The top-front-end and keyholes were easier than usual; but the angle ranking and hole punch were WAY harder than I'm used to (those are usually my easiest parts). ANYWAY:

    I am wondering if ya'll think I should retake the test because of those 17s??

    I am applying to LSU, and I have a 3.86 overall GPA and a 3.86 science GPA.

    Thanks for any info you can give me!!
     
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  3. osimsDDS

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    im sure youll get in TS 20 and AA 20 are pretty solid...

    What did you use to study for biology? were there any obscure bio questions? thanks
     
  4. vvvv

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    17 is not really good looking but average 20 is pretty good. plus you have good GPA. I think u get some interviews
     
  5. doc3232

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    17 is minimum cutoff for some schools so it is ok.
    Good job.
     
  6. wem013

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    I only used Kaplan to study for the Biology section, and I thought that the real DAT was a little easier than many of the practice tests
     
  7. rcwha

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    Wow, you only used kaplan blue for the bio....Im assuming you have a good knowledge of bio from your classes b/c ive heard kaplan isn't enough

     
  8. jigabodo

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    You should be OK with that combination of DAT and GPA. Good luck! :)
     

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