[2022] OAT Bootcamp Content Updates

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Dr. Joel Meyerson
Key Takeaway

We've been adding these changes gradually and all of these updates are already included in your account. If you’ve been studying with Bootcamp, you've been studying with the latest version and you’re well prepared to ace the OAT.

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    Latest updates

    We’re constantly updating our materials, creating new questions, and removing low-yield questions to keep OAT Bootcamp as the most representative source for OAT prep. Here are some of the most exciting recent changes we've made at OAT Bootcamp:

    • [NEW] We've embedded recall questions after every bio, GC, and OC video in the course players! This will help you test your comprehension as you watch the videos and switch on active learning.
    • [NEW] 60+ new Dr. Mike video explanations added to new GC & OC test questions
    • [NEW] We've overhauled all the biology test text explanations to make them more concise, and save you time while studying
    • [NEW] We've added 65+ new bio, GC, and OC questions based on what is showing up on current DATs
    • [NEW] We've added over 50+ new questions to the physics qbanks

    Quick look at select recent updates


    • 2022 OAT Biology Test Updates - made additions to Bio Academy, Bio Videos, qbanks, and practice tests in preparation for the 2022 biology test specification updates
    • We've completely overhauled biology tests 1-10 based on current versions of the DAT to make our practice tests even more representative of the actual test
    • Added 175+ new questions to the bio tests based on current questions showing up on the OAT
    • Overhauled Chapter 9: Diversity of Life of Bio Academy and Bio Videos to reduce focus on minor details no longer showing up on OATs and make higher yield
    • Added relevant infographics to certain questions tests 1-10 to help compare and contrast concepts
    • Updated Bio Bites to prune out low yield questions, and added new questions based on additions made in Bio Academy
    • Bio Videos chapters 1-8, 11-13, 15 released
    • Remade chapters 9 and 10 of the Bio Videos
    • Key Takeaways added to bio practice test explanations

    Gen Chem

    • Refreshed Dr. Mike’s GC Videos series, with more whiteboard problem solving


    • Updates to the reaction bites, qbanks, and tests to focus on new question types showing up on the OAT


    • New “what evidence from the passage supports...”, “what new finding would contradict...”, and graph questions added to the practice tests


    • Streamlined qbank and practice test question explanations, with a focus on clarity and conciseness
    • New data sets and ratios questions
    • Launched QR Academy v3, with new application videos aimed at cementing information from the concept videos


    • Overhauled practice tests 1-10 to make more conceptual, fewer multi-step calculations
    • Physics qbank launched

    Study schedule updates

    • [Jan 27, 2022] Updated the OAT study schedule so that the schedule is easier to get through and days are more balanced

    Platform updates

    • Brand new iOS and Android mobile apps
    • Qbank and video course keyboard shortcuts: use keys 1-5 to select an answer choice, c to check your answer or to complete a video, and the arrows keys to move between questions or videos
    • Question statistics: once we have enough responses for a new or edited question, see what other students selected
    • Shuffle feature added to qbanks
    • Prometric delay mode: add a two-second delay in between questions loading in the practice tests to better simulate the real DAT testing experience. Just click the gear icon in the top right hand corner of the testing screen.

    OAT Bootcamp's team of 26 is constantly working to prune, refine, and improve our content so that we can bring the highest-yield, most representative OAT prep to you. I'm excited to share with you some of those new updates soon :)

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