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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

How Does DAT Bootcamp Chemistry Compare to the Real DAT?

“Are the DAT Bootcamp chemistry exams similar to the chemistry section on the actual DAT?” I get this question all the time. I figured it’s best to have one of our members answer this question: “I think DAT Bootcamp’s chem section was by far the most representative of the real exam. The topics tested are Read More

How the Right Mindset Can Boost Your DAT Score

A frequent question I’m asked by students preparing for the DAT is: “what do I need to know?” Mechanisms for organic chemistry? Macromolecules? Details of the kidney system? Granted, it’s important you don’t waste time studying irrelevant material that will never appear on the exam. But when I’m asked about specifics, usually the conversation will Read More

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