Author: DAT Bootcamp Team

Organic Chemistry Reaction Summary Sheet

A major part of the DAT organic chemistry section is knowing your reactions. I have constructed the following reaction sheet to expose you to every reaction that could possibly show up on the DAT. You do not need to memorize every single reaction to score well on the organic chemistry section. However, you should be Read More

Chromosome and Chromatid Numbers during Mitosis and Meiosis

A topic in biology that many students find challenging (and is known to appear on the DAT) is the number of chromosomes and chromatids present during the various stages of meiosis and mitosis in eukaryotes. To first clarify this topic, it is first essential to understand some basic definitions. Chromatin is the general packaging of Read More

What You Need to Know About the Application Process

This week we invited Angelo Arce to share some things you need to know about the dental school application process. Angelo matriculated at his top choice dental school, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, and is a member of the Student Admissions Committee. He’s analyzed hundreds of interviews from an insider’s perspective and has a Read More

QR Formulas Cheat Sheet

Here is a comprehensive list of definitions to start off your Quantitative Reasoning studies. If you can’t see or want to download the notes above, use this link to get the PDF.

Six EAS Reactions You Should Know for the DAT

In an Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution (EAS) reaction, the benzene ring acts as a nucleophile that attacks an electrophile. The reaction mechanism below outlines the flow of electrons that occurs during all EAS reactions. Here are the six EAS line reactions you should know for the DAT:

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