# BOHR Blog

Useful DAT guide to the DAT test taker

Timing and setting the date

### Time and Date of the DAT

You can take the DAT three times or more. You must choose the date of your exam 60 to 90 days before your desired date. It is best to register early as well.

DAT Study Guide

### DAT Study Guide

Welcome to BohrPrep general study guide for the Dental Admissions Test. In this guide we are going to talk about what you need for acing the DAT and getting into the dental school you desire.

Quantitative Reasoning

### Quantitative Reasoning

Quantitative Reasoning section includes 40 questions for 45 minutes, the last section, which means many students are exhausted by that point or might have mismanaged their time in other sections.

Cube Counting

### Cube Counting

In each question of cube counting section you are presented with a shape made of cubes of the same size that are cemented together.

Perceptual Ability Test

### Perceptual Ability Test (PAT)

The Perceptual Ability Test (PAT) is the second section of the DAT and for many students one of the most challenging.

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.

Keyhole

### Keyhole

There are 15 questions in keyhole subsection of PAT. It is recommended that you spend no more than 50 seconds for each question.

Study for the DAT 2020

### Tips for Studying for the DAT 2020

The questions “How much should I study for the 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.

DAT Score

### DAT Score

If you know what average or above average DAT scores looks like, you will know your chances of getting those scores and/or getting accepted into dental schools with those scores.

General Chemistry

### General Chemistry

The second sub-test of the DAT Survey of Natural Sciences is General Chemistry with 30 questions.

Hole Punching

### Hole Punching

In the paper folding/hole punching section, you are given a shape of a flat square of paper which is usually folded one or more times and then a hole or two is punched in some places of this paper.

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