Biology Strategy

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

2007 DAT Practice Test Biology Solutions

The official ADA DAT practice tests are one of the best ways to study for the DAT. The 2007 DAT is available for free online. After you take the 2007 DAT practice test and check your answers, use this resource to understand the concepts behind the questions. Now you’ll be able to understand how to Read More

Biology Mnemonics To Know For the DAT

Mnemonics are a great tool to memorizing large amounts of information quickly. Here are a couple I used to answer some questions on the DAT: Cell Division / Cell Biology Cell Replication Phases = I Pee on a MAT I = Interphase P = Prophase M = Metaphase A = Anaphase T = Telophase Metaphase Read More

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