Author: Ari

Must Know Genetic Technologies for the DAT

Genetics makes up a large portion of the biology section on the DAT. A portion of genetics is dedicated to technologies, which isn’t covered very deeply in many of the AP biology guides, and covered way too in-depth in the Campbell Biology textbook. Here is a list of genetic technologies you should definitely know for Read More

Do I Need to Know Mechanisms for DAT Organic Chemistry?

One of the toughest parts of organic chemistry is understanding the mechanisms behind reactions. Immediately, many pre-dental students want to know if they have to go through the same torture as they did in their college organic chemistry classes to memorize these complex reactions. You don’t have to know the mechanisms for many of the Read More

Study Breaks: Absolutely Key To Studying Harder

Studying is an intense activity, especially when preparing for a test such as the DAT. I hear people say they’ll study for 6 hours straight – ridiculous! The amount of time you put into studying is not proportional to the effectiveness of your studying. It’s like exponential decay – the first hour or two of Read More

1 Simple Method for Mastering Any Concept

I remember seeing a poster in my high school class that forever changed my outlook on studying. It said: “you remember 10% of what you read, but 90% of what you teach.” I became a chemistry tutor a couple of years ago, and it did wonders for me. It held me accountable to know the Read More

How To Study Effectively Using DAT Practice Tests

It’s pretty simple: how you study will determine how high you score on the DAT. In this strategy lesson, I break down a critical study method “A” students use when taking DAT practice tests (this method should also be used for your classes, as well): To begin, you have the option of taking a timed Read More

Which Topic Do You Wish You Had Spent Less Time Reviewing?

I’d like to open discussion on a question proposed to me the other day: for those who have taken the DAT, which topic do you wish you had spent less time reviewing? The DAT is known to throw just about any topic at you, so I still believe it’s important to know as much as Read More

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