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    Key Takeaway

    The OAT consists of 4 sections: Survey of Natural Sciences, Perceptual Ability, Reading Comprehension, and Quantitative Reasoning.

    The test will take you just about 5 hours to complete, not including transportation to and from the test site, checking in, etc.

    OAT administration schedule
    Intermolecular Forces Explained
    Intermolecular Forces Explained
    Here’s a general chemistry concept that frequently appears on the DAT. We’re talking about intermolecular forces, not to be confused with intRAmolecular forces, which bind the atoms within a single particle (i.e. covalent bonds, metallic bonds, ionic bonds).
    October 1, 2022
    OAT Bootcamp Coupon, Promo Codes & Discounts
    OAT Bootcamp Coupon, Promo Codes & Discounts
    If you’re a member of a pre-optometry club or society, check with one of your officers to see if you have a discount already set up for your school.
    October 1, 2022
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