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Create a Plan to Ace the Dental Admissions Exam

Create a Plan to Ace the Dental Admissions Exam

The Dental Admissions Exam (or DAT) is an important step in the process of being accepted into dental school. It tests your knowledge of a range of topics, including biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, quantitative reasoning, perceptual ability and reading comprehension. As such, it's important to create a plan to study effectively for the exam. Here are some tips to help you ace the DAT. Set Aside Time for Studying The first step in creating a successful study plan is setting aside dedicated time for studying for the DAT. You should aim for at least four hours of studying each day leading...

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Preparing for Your Dental School Admissions Interview

Preparing for Your Dental School Admissions Interview

  Securing a spot in dental school isn't easy. One of the most important steps is the admissions interview. During this interview, you will be asked a variety of questions about your motivations, experience, and goals. Knowing what types of questions to expect ahead of time can help you prepare more effectively so you can make the best impression possible. Here's a look at some common interview questions that are typically asked during dental school admissions interviews. Why Do You Want to Attend Dental School? This question is designed to give the interviewer an insight into your motivations for pursuing...

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What to Expect on DAT Test Day

What to Expect on DAT Test Day

    Taking the Dental Admission Test (DAT) can be a daunting experience. There is a lot that goes into the process, from preparing for the exam to walking into the testing center on exam day. Knowing what to expect on DAT test day can help you feel more prepared and less anxious as you approach your big day. Let’s break down what it takes to get through a successful DAT test day at the Prometric Testing Center.  Plan Ahead for Security Protocols The security protocols in place at Prometric Testing Centers are stringent, so make sure you plan ahead...

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Maximize Your DAT Natural Sciences Score: Unlock Your Potential with Proven Strategies

Maximize Your DAT Natural Sciences Score: Unlock Your Potential with Proven Strategies

As a student, your results can hinder or benefit your future career as employers examine your initiative to research and solve problems quickly and efficiently. The Dental Admission Test (DAT) will analyze your academic ability and intuition as a dental student and your comprehension of the natural sciences section of the exam.

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5 Ways to Ace the DAT

5 Ways to Ace the DAT

      The Dental Admissions Test, or DAT, is a computer-based exam required for admission into dental school. The DAT measures academic ability and scientific knowledge necessary for the study of dentistry. Scores range from 1-30 and students  have 4.5 hours to complete the exam. Here are 5 ways to help you ace the DAT using the best DAT study resources! Get familiar with the test format The DAT is a multiple-choice exam with four sections: natural sciences (biology general chemistry and organic chemistry), perceptual ability, reading comprehension, and quantitative reasoning. There are 100 questions in total, with each...

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