# BOHR Blog

Useful DAT guide to the DAT test taker

### A few tips and questions about the DAT

Many applicants come across some questions like “how do I know if I am accepted” or “how many questions can I get wrong on the DAT,” we have some suggestions.

Most of the strategies for reading comprehension tests revolve around looking for specific parts of the text that can potentially contain the answers to the questions.

Study for the DAT 2020

### Tips for Studying for the DAT 2020

The questions “How much should I study for DAT?” or “How should I study?” or “Should I self-study or take a test preparation course?” can have different answers depending on the person’s learning habits, situation, weaknesses, strengths and routines, but long story short you need to study several hours most of the days of the week to be successful.

Boost the Application

### How can I stand out as a competitive candidate?

Although high DAT and good GPA are very important factors for an applicant, extracurricular activities, volunteer work and shadowing are important as well.

Test Day

### Preparing for the Test Day

We suggest that you get to know the exact address, time of appointment and the time it takes to get to your designated Prometric testing center from your place before the day of the exam. You will need to provide one or two forms of government-issued photo ID to the testing center.

Dental School Interviews

### Preparing for interview

The dental schools usually start interviewing applicants in September and continue throughout the fall. Around half of the dental schools also continue interviewing until the end of spring. Most dental schools require applicants to attend only one interview on their campus. You should prepare to answer some questions on the interview.

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