DAT Strategy

Introducing the PAT Academy

Ari and I have received thousands of messages over the years with the same concern, “How do I start learning how to do the perceptual ability test?! This is so confusing.” Students don’t know where to begin. I’m really excited to share the PAT Academy as our answer to this problem. The PAT Academy is […]

What to Expect on the Day of the Test

The day of the DAT can be a stressful time, but it’s important to remain confident in your preparation. Knowing exactly what to expect the day you arrive can help ease a lot of the anxiety that comes with taking such a big test. The day before arriving at the exam, make sure you verify […]

Featured Student of May

Meet Gracie Luo, a happy DAT Bootcamp customer who recently conquered the DAT. I’ve asked Gracie to share her DAT experience with us as the featured student of May. What is one piece of advice you would give to another student preparing to take the DAT? My biggest piece of advice for success would be […]

NEW QR Questions for the 2017 DAT

There are new types of questions being asked in the DAT QR section as of this month. These questions fall under the ‘Quantitative Comparison’ scope of the test, and are in line with the ADA’s efforts to make the QR section more about logic and reasoning, instead of simple arithmetic. First, I want to say […]

How the Highlighting and Cross Out Features Work on the DAT

There are two new important features the 2017 DAT has that you can use to improve your score. The first is the ability to highlight key words and phrases in the reading comprehension section, and the second is the ability to cross out incorrect answer choices by right-clicking on them. How to Use the Cross […]

How to Improve your Estimated DAT Score

When preparing for the DAT, it’s understandable to want to know where you stand and what kind of score to expect on test day. Many students take practice tests in hopes of gauging how well they’ll perform on the real DAT, or if they’ll be able to meet a minimum score threshold they have set […]