Biology Strategy

DAT Bootcamp Biology Anki Decks

Many students are using Anki as a replacement for traditional flashcards. Anki utilizes spaced repetition to encourage more frequent active recall, helping cement information. 1. Download the DAT Bootcamp Biology Anki Decks here: 2. Download the Anki app here: 3. Watch Anki tutorial 1: 4. Watch Anki tutorial 2: 5. If you’re looking Read More

DAT Taxonomy Video Miniseries

This 5-part video miniseries will cover the most commonly tested topics in taxonomy on the DAT. Use it in conjunction with the Bootcamp Biology Notes, and be sure to let us know if you like them! DAT Taxonomy (1 of 5) DAT Taxonomy (2 of 5) DAT Taxonomy (3 of 5) DAT Taxonomy (4 of 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

Digestive Enzymes – An Overview

Digestive enzymes is a topic frequently tested on the Biology section of the DAT. Knowing the function of key enzymes, where they are produced, and how they are regulated will translate to easy points come test day. Below, I’ve outlined how food is broken down from the moment of ingestion until it is absorbed in Read More

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