Friday, April 20, 2012

When to take the DAT

When should you take the DAT? Early as possible, if following this timeline in the winter before you need to apply. But only if you’ve had sufficient practice.

In September I dropped by the local Kaplan to take their initial diagnostic DAT. The Kaplan test is half as long as the real DAT but gives a reliable assessment of where you are.

Since I had clear strengths and weaknesses, I decided that a comprehensive class was not right for me. Instead, I drove to the bookstore to pick up Kaplan and Barron’s DAT guide, focusing on the Perceptual Ability Test and Organic Chemistry for the remainder of the fall semester. If you are a biosciences major like me, you are familiar with materials from the other sections anyway. You probably study them every day in your classes.

I signed up to take the DAT just before Christmas. I was able to focus on my classes in the fall semester while nibbling away at the DAT. My course load was heavy enough and I wanted to ace my classes that semester. And once finals were over I flew home and went into intense DAT-mode for two weeks.

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I could have taken the DAT at the end of winter break, but I wanted to relax a bit before going back to school. South Tampa is just beautiful in the winter with the 30-feet Christmas Tree in Hyde Park and Bayshore Boulevard cool enough to walk along the water.

I loved studying at home since the fridge was always stocked with food. Besides, I was already familiar with the local Prometrics testing center since I’d taken the GRE there only months prior.

My plan was to re-take the DAT at the end of the spring semester if I wasn’t happy with my score. Fortunately I scored well first time around to be done-done-done, at least with this part of my application process.

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