June 2013

3 Reasons Why You Need To Use DAT Practice Tests

During the end of your DAT study schedule, you should transition to completing and reviewing one full-length DAT practice test each day. Knowing the material for test day is important, but the DAT also tests how well you take the DAT. Many students spend weeks studying all the material they can, but test day distractions Read More

Organic Chemistry Lab Techniques

Below is a cheat sheet you can use to study organic chemistry lab techniques tested on the DAT. Can’t see the notes above? Use this link to get the PDF instead.

DAT Grading Scale

What Do I Need to Score? The DAT grades you on 6 different subjects on a standard scale out of 30 points. The average test taker will score a 17 (50th percentile). The average for acceptance is a 19-20AA (~85th percentile). This is just an average though, a quick look at the ADEA Guide to Read More

Boost Your QR Score by Correctly Using the “Mark” Feature

There are 40 questions in the quantitative reasoning section of the DAT, all with varying difficulty. You will most likely react to each question in one of three ways: You will laugh at how easy the question is. You will be suspicious that the question seems too easy. You will find the question to be Read More

What Types of Questions are on the DAT General Chemistry Section?

This is an important issue to address, because I feel a lot of study materials for the DAT sway pre-dental students in the wrong direction. The biggest issue I can relate to is the heavy focus on calculation based questions in other DAT prep books. The real DAT general chemistry section focuses heavily on conceptual Read More