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COVID19: What’s it like to take the DAT during a pandemic?

The global pandemic has impacted all aspects of everyday life, and this includes the process of taking the DAT. Aside from the many test postponements and cancellations that have occurred as a result of COVID-related Prometric Center closures, there have been some changes to the test-taking process as a result of the pandemic. This includes Read More

New on 2020 PAT: Unsupported or Floating Cubes and How to Beat Them

There’s an updated question type appearing sometimes on the cube counting section of the 2020 PAT, dubbed “unsupported cubes” or “floating cubes”. No need to fret, everything is basically the same, and this 5 min video by Kiana is going to show you everything you need to know. Key takeaway: Just remember to count the Read More

COVID19: Dental School Admissions During a Pandemic

The COVID19 pandemic poses unique challenges for students applying to dental school in the 2020 admissions cycle. Many colleges and universities have made the unprecedented decision to change course grading to pass/fail. Prometric Center closures have resulted in thousands of DAT test dates being postponed. With the closure of many dental offices and limitation of Read More

COVID-19: When Should I Schedule My Test?

As if studying for the DAT wasn’t stressful enough… Studying for the DAT has always been challenging and stress-filled, even before the unique circumstances and challenges introduced by a pandemic. We at DAT Bootcamp understand how this situation has the potential to add more stress to an already stressful situation, and we’re here to help. Read More

All about the Academic Average (AA)

When dental programs look at your DAT scores, the first thing they look at is the Academic Average. The Academic Average is useful for admissions committees because it is a relative indicator of how well you performed overall on the DAT.  The Academic Average is calculated by taking the arithmetic average of your scores from Read More

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