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ASDA. October 18, 2007 Meeting International Service Learning DAT Test Prep Services Application Information. ASDA. Analysis of DAT Test Prep Options Kaplan Test Preparation Service Genius 360 0 Test Preparation Service Personal Preparation

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ASDA

October 18, 2007 Meeting

International Service Learning

DAT Test Prep Services

Application Information

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ASDA

  • Analysis of DAT Test Prep Options
  • Kaplan Test Preparation Service
  • Genius 3600 Test Preparation Service
  • Personal Preparation
    • Bookstore Option: Barron’s, Kaplan, Schaum’s
    • Test Simulations: DAT Achiever, Topscore Pro, KSF Review
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Analysis of DAT Test Prep Options

  • What is the cost of each option?
  • How many classes/hours does each option offer?
  • Convenience
    • Are there a number of class options to choose from?
    • Does each class have realistic/convenient scheduling?
    • Are the locations for taking the class convenient? Where are the classes?
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Analysis of DAT Test Prep Options

  • Customer Service
    • Do they have a 24/7 1-800 Service?
    • Do they have a local customer service center?
    • If they have online material, is there online customer service as well?
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Analysis of DAT Test Prep Options

  • Quality of Instruction
    • Is the instructor mature/professional?
    • Does the instructor have good knowledge of the material?
    • Does the instructor have experience taking the test?
    • Does the instructor teach tricks?
    • Does the instructor coach?
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Analysis of DAT Test Prep Options

  • Quality of Instruction
    • How are the in-class materials provided by the prep service?
      • Notebooks?
      • Flash Cards?
      • In-class activities?
    • How is the classroom setting?
      • Is it comfortable?
      • Is it overcrowded?
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Analysis of DAT Test Prep Options

  • Computer Test Simulation
    • Is it conducted online, or by a CD-Rom, or is it on paper?
    • Do they have an accurate DAT (on-screen) simulation?
    • Are the questions comparable to the real DAT questions?
    • Do they give good explanations to every problem?
    • Do they give you personal analytical feedback on every test?
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Analysis of DAT Test Prep Options

  • Homework
    • How is the homework organized? Is there a syllabus?
    • How are the readings?
    • How are the homework problems?
    • Do they have a lot of example problems?
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Analysis of DAT Test Prep Options

  • Quality of Example Problems
    • Are they similar to actual DAT Problems? Are they as difficult?
    • Do they give FULL explanations to each problem?
    • Do the problems fully span all topics covered on the DAT?
    • Do they give you personal analytical feedback on practice problems?
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Analysis of DAT Test Prep Options

  • Perceptual Ability Test (PAT)
    • How is their presentation of the PAT compared to the real thing on the DAT?
    • Do they have plenty of practice problems?
    • Do they have good 3-D explanations?
    • Are they as difficult as the real PAT?
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Analysis of DAT Test Prep Options

  • Higher Score Guaranteed
    • What is a “Higher Score Guaranteed?”
    • What do I have to do to get it?
    • Will just doing the HSG be enough to prepare for the actual DAT?
  • So what option is right for me??
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ASDA

  • Application Information
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Application Information

  • Critical Checklist
    • Open Pre-Dental File now
    • Get Letters of Recommendation now with good grades and participation in class to back them up
    • Personal Statement
    • Professional Photo
    • AADSAS/MCG Application
      • Transcripts
      • Resume
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Application Information

  • Your Timeline
    • It doesn’t matter what year you are (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, or post-bacc), so start getting ready now.
    • Ask yourself, “When do I plan to start Dental School?”
    • Types of Plans based on your answer:
      • Three Year Plan
      • Two Year Plan
      • One Year Plan
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Application Information

  • Your Timeline
    • Three Year Plan:
        • 3 Years Out: Focus on Pre-Dental File
          • Grades
          • Letters of Recommendation
        • 2 Years Out:
          • 1st DAT
          • Personal Statement
          • Complete Pre-Dental File
            • All Letters of Recommendation must be in before the summer
            • Professional Photo
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Application Information

  • Your Timeline
    • Three Year Plan:
        • 1 Year Out:
          • 2nd DAT Complete two summers before
          • Applications in before September (or one complete year before you plan to start Dental School)
          • Interview in Fall and Spring
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Application Information

  • Your Timeline
    • Two Year Plan:
        • 2 Years Out:
          • Take your 1st DAT if you can
          • Start and Complete Pre-Dental File
          • Complete Letters of Recommendation
          • Complete Personal Statement
          • Get Professional Photo
        • 1 Year Out:
          • 2nd DAT Complete
          • Applications Complete
          • Interview in Fall and Spring
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Application Information

  • Your Timeline
    • One Year Plan:
        • Two summers before you plan to start:
          • Take the DAT (really only one chance)
          • Start and Complete Pre-Dental File
          • Complete Letters of Recommendation
          • Complete Personal Statement
          • Get Professional Photo
          • Complete Applications
        • Fall
          • Complete Applications if not finished
          • Interviews
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ASDA

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