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DAT - Perceptual Ability Test Blog

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July 7, 2020
The Importance of Manual Dexterity

What is the importance of manual dexterity, especially in the field of dentistry. The article also discusses several ways to improve your manual dexterity.

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June 10, 2020
DAT - PERCEPTUAL ABILITY (PAT)

This article provides you with the necessary information and tips and tricks to help you ace the perceptual ability test of the DAT.

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January 15, 2020
DAT PAT Pattern Folding Strategy Guide for 2020 [Updated]

The Pattern folding on the Perceptual Ability Test is key for the best score performance. These type of questions usually are pretty straight forward and while they might seem intimidating at first, we will show you exactly why you should not fear them. In fact, the best thing that you can do is to practice […]

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January 13, 2020
PAT Cube Counting - A Guided Introduction 2020 [Updated]

Cube counting is usually thought of as an easy section, however, it should not to be taken lightly. In fact, the Perceptual Ability Test doesn’t have problems that are just plain and simple. You’ll likely have to put effort into each and every single question you face on exam day. What you’ll find below is […]

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January 11, 2020
DAT Hole Punching: PAT Guide for 2020 [Updated]

The Perceptual Ability Test, or PAT, has over 90 questions to answer. In this particular introduction, we will be focusing on hole punching. This PAT section can be easily cruised through with the right preparation. The best type of preparation is one that involves a lot of practice. Since this is just a simple introduction […]

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January 7, 2020
PAT Angle Ranking

Angle ranking is a simple test that is used on the Perceptual Ability Test. I’m sure that by now you’re pretty familiar with what an angle is and what it can represent. If that’s not the case don’t worry. All that you need to know to know about angles to ace this section is how […]

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December 24, 2019
DAT Keyholes

PAT Keyholes. A brief introduction to what you can expect from the section of keyholes in the Perceptual Ability Test of the Dental Admission Test.

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December 24, 2019
PAT Top Front End

PAT Top Front End Practice questions guide on how to solve them on the PAT section of the DAT. The PAT Top Front End is challenging and here is a brief introduction.

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September 18, 2019
PAT Hole Punching

Introduction to the DAT Hole Punching This part of the PAT is called the Hole Punching section containing 15 total questions in which you are provided with a square sticky note size paper that is folded three times. At a specific location, the paper is hole punched. The question asks you to mentally unfold the […]

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