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**What's ALLOWED on the DAT?**

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by Overbite, Nov 18, 2005.

  1. Overbite

    Overbite Junior Member

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    Can you bring/use the following?

    1. Calculator (if yes, what kind?)
    2. Scrap paper?
     
  2. Lostinbul

    Lostinbul Pray'n for a letter!
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    You can't bring anything with you into the testing center. They will provide you with scratch paper and pencils! Sorry no calculator is allowed!
     
  3. SMC2UCLA2_

    SMC2UCLA2_ Senior Member
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    can u bring coffee??
     
  4. jabeck74

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    When I went you could take absolutely nothing in with you. They made me empty my pockets and put it all in a locker. They give you paper and pencils.
     
  5. Overbite

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    ok thanks for the replies
     
  6. cowsgomoo

    cowsgomoo Senior Member
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    they dont even let in drinks.
     
  7. SMC2UCLA2_

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    WTF! i dont function without coffee. I guess im going to have to take adderal.
     
  8. howui3

    howui3 1K Member
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    They allow YOU and YOUR ID to enter the computer room.

    They give you pencils and paper and a locker to put all your stuff.

    ABSOLUTLY NO calculators.
     
  9. food4thots

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    they give u a locker, u can place ur personal belongings and snacks in there. u can only take eat/drink during breaks. i brought a powerbar and a bottle of water. so if u want to risk coffee being spilled in the locker, be my guest.
     
  10. food4thots

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    did they let u bring watches in?
     
  11. issa

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    they will allow me to bring laptop, cell phone, and all my university professors to the test center. and my goal is to use unlimited life lines .loooooooooool
     
  12. cowsgomoo

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    That's exactly what I did too.
     
  13. LadyxJC

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    The testing center that I took the exam at asked me to take my watch off and tie my hair up too (I have long hair). I guess they thought I'd hide something in my hair or under the face of my watch? But yeah... they were pretty strict. I know some places aren't as bad~
     
  14. Future DDS

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    yea, i agree that they're pretty strict. they didn't even allow me to bring my lucky pencil that i've had for several years :(
     

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