dental admissions

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    No interviews yet, do i have a chance?!!

    Hey everyone! I applied in middle of August to 12 schools and only heard back from one school rest still says recieved/under review. I know I applied a bit late but i am seeing people getting interviews who applied in august and i feel like schools have tossed my application in 'unsure' pile. Do...
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    Describe an instance where something in your life didn’t go as planned

    I am completing an application and got this question: 3. Describe an instance where something in your life didn’t go as planned (academic, personal, professional, athletic or other). • How did you meet this challenge? • What resources did you use to overcome the setback? • What would you do...
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    WAMC dental

    Date of submission: June 5th, 2023 Overall GPA: 3.39 Science GPA: 3.19 Bio-Chem-Physics GPA: 3.08 DAT score (include AA and all sections): FIRST ATTEMPT: AA 16 PAT 18 QR 14 RC 19 BIO 17 GC 15 OC 14 TS 15 SECOND ATTEMPT: AA 18 PAT 18...
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    How does dismissal from previous medical school school affect my chance of admission?

    Hello all. Since graduating undergrad, I applied to medical school, with pressure from parents and family and ended up attending a school. I quickly realized that it wasn't for me, but tried to push through. I always considered dental school as an ideal career for me but was steered away from...
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    C- on transcripts??

    Hi there!! I have 2 C- grades on my undergraduate transcripts in a gen Chem course and the gen chem lab. I went on to complete a masters in bio and in that program I got As in both Biochem classes I took, and I retook the DAT and scored a 21 in GC and a 19 in OC. I’m a reapplicant to dental...
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    Having doubt about gpa and confused about Smp/MS options? Non trad (ish).

    Hi there, new to the field and want some advice on how to move forward based on where I am currently. I know it’s not a complete WAMC but I am deciding if I need a masters, etc, so any insight would be incredibly helpful!! Date of submission: 2025 Overall GPA: 3.438 Science GPA: 3.192...
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    Dental Admissions Advice

    Hey, I am getting ready to apply to dental schools and came in a sticky spot. I just recently took the DAT and didn't do well (16AA), I was seeing if whether I should apply anyway and let them know I will be retaking the DAT in advance or If I should submit everything when I retake the DAT...
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    WAMC for this cycle

    Date of submission: Mid June Overall GPA: 4.00 Science GPA: 4.00 Bio-Chem-Physics GPA: 4.00 DAT Score: AA: 24, PAT: 23, BIO: 26, OC: 25, GC: 25, RC: 22, QR: 24 State of Residence: NJ Undergrad Attended: Small public school (in-state) Major: Biology Minor: N/A Minority: No Reapplicant: No...
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    ASDOH vs Dugoni for OMFS Specialization

    Hi guys, I've been lucky enough to be accepted into both dental schools. I am from Los Angeles and would obviously have to move out either way and both schools are an equal distance away from me but I was wondering: which school would be better for me career-wise especially if my plan is to...
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    what are my chances of getting into dental school this application cycle?

    Hiiiii, I have around a 3.25 GPA and a 22 AA and 23 TS on the DAT, I was wondering if you guys think I have a chance of getting in this cycle or if I should wait. I also have 2 leadership positions, 100+ shadowing, 70 volunteering hours, and a couple other extracurriculars as well.
  11. Jdentalm

    WAMC/ help with School list selection

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    Endodontics Residency 2024

    Hi, if anyone recently has had experience with the endodontics residency application process, could you kindly answer the following questions? 1) if applying early is important, what would be the latest date that is still considered early enough to be competitive? 2) Is it possible to submit...
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  14. predental.Em


    Date of submission: Have not submitted, planning on submitting June 1, 2023 Overall GPA: 3.3 Science GPA: 3.4 Deleted. — School list: **** NEED SUGGESTIONS! UF NOVA Lecom midwestern az NYU
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    High School Student in Need of Guidance!!! Please Help!

    Hello everyone! This is my first time posting on a public platform, so please be easy on me lol.:1geek: I am a senior in high school, taking classes at my local community college as a Dual Enrolled student. By the time I graduate high school, I will have around 90 credits (my AA and then some)...
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    Roseman MBS program

    Hi all, I'm considering doing the Roseman Master's in Biomedical Sciences program to strengthen my dental app and potentially land a seat in Roseman's dental school. I was curious to know if anyone here tried it can provide feedback. Thanks!
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    WAMC upcoming cycle - low GPA and okay DAT?

    Hi everyone! Thank you so much for taking the time to read my thread, any advices are greatly appreciated! :biglove: Date of submission: next cycle Overall GPA: 3.45 [term GPA: 3.5 - 2.65 - 3.55 - 3.15 - 3.26 - 3.69 - 3.62 - 3.92 - 3.75 - 3.79] Science GPA: 3.38 Bio-Chem-Physics GPA: 3.49 - 2.79...
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    Can I apply now? (first year masters student)

    I'm a first year grad student, started this fall semester (Sept). The dental cycle is opened, and I do not know if I am allowed/can apply now even though my first semester grades will be released in December (after my final exam grades are posted). I also took my DAT last year.
  19. Mr.Smile12

    NIH Graduate/Professional School Virtual Fair 2022

    H/T @Fencer reposting to other relevant forums The 2022 Virtual NIH Graduate & Professional School Fair is a Virtual Event with attendance of most MSTP/MD-PhD directors and administrators. It is free and open to all potential applicants. It does require registration. The NIH GP Fair will...
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    Application advice: Should I apply and or retake DAT?

    Hello, I recently retook my DAT and did terribly, but I really want to apply this cycle. I’m not quite sure what to do- whether I have a chance at applying (or wait until next cycle), and if I should retake the DAT in late August and send a letter to the schools that I will be applying. I have...
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    Score Breakdown of my DAT (May 2022, 23AA)

    Hi guys!! I just finished my junior year of undergrad. I took my DAT in May of 2022 after about 8 months of really discontinuous studying. I used multiple resources, but only parts of each so don’t feel like you need to purchase everything you see below. Because I took it immediately after the...
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    Date of submission: next cycle Overall GPA: 3.5 Science GPA: 3.4 Bio-Chem-Physics GPA: 3.3 DAT score (include AA and all sections): 20AA State of Residence: North Dakota Undergrad Attended: University of North Dakota Major: Medical Lab Science Minor: Biology Minority NO, but Asian Reapplicant...
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    Applying late in the cycle?

    Hello! I originally planned on going to medical school but decided on dental after undergoing extensive dental work and being inspired by my dentist last year. This set me back as I planned on taking the MCAT this past summer but changed my plans. I don’t think I have time to study enough for...
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    Reapplying and Worried

    I will be reapplying to dental school during the 2022 cycle. Unfortunately, due to personal issues, my GPA has dropped and I have received some less than satisfactory grades in Microbiology and a few other classes. I plan to retake but I am still so worried. My stats: GPA: 3.2 (3.6 last...
  25. 1004jelly

    UPenn vs. Columbia

    Hello there! I was grateful enough to gain acceptance to multiple dental schools, but I am currently trying to choose between 2 schools, Columbia and UPenn. I know cost is going to be a huge factor, but I personally plan on leavingg my current state so in-state tuition doesn't really matter to...
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    TMDSAS notification

    Does anyone know where TMDSAS will notify us if we are accepted/denied?

    Premed to Predent

    So I'm finishing up my masters at Rutgers Biomed, however, I came in as premed. GPA has been a 4.0 but due to undergrad and copious credits I took, it only brings it up to above a 3.4. I'm Asian so if I continue w/ medicine I'm most likely going to osteopathic school. I'm not okay with becoming...
  28. kabd

    Academic Dishonesty — in desperate need of advice

    Currently, I am a second year undergraduate majoring in bioengineering. I am in a bit of a predicament and am in need of advice. I made a stupid mistake and received a grade of ‘XF’ in organic chem 2 in the summer prior to my second year. I had a 4.0 my first year, and the academic infraction...
  29. Het.mehta

    Can I get into a good dental school or even a dental school?

    3.58 cuml. GPA, 3.37 sGPA. I have 4 publications as a first/second author, but also did get a C/ in Org Chem1/2. I have good shadowing hours and letters of rec, and volunteering.
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    Questions about interview offers.

    I applied to 11 schools and received 2 interviews from my safe schools so far. Undergrad: UNC-Chapel Hill Major: Biology, B.S Application verified: 7/27 U.S Army veteran My stats are cGPA 3.63, sGPA 3.36, DAT 23AA, 22TS, 23PAT. I applied to UNC, UMich, ECU, UB, UPitt, USC, NOVA, UK, Tufts...
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    DAT breakdown

    I took the DAT last week and I’m not super happy with my score in QR. ive heard that some universities can look past a low QR score if the rest of the scores are adequate, and I think I fall in that category. Unfortunately, I don’t think I’ll have time to improve enough on QR to retake before...
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    Prerequisite courses- how important is it to finish them if not required for a school I get admitted to?

    Hi! I am a little confused about how future courses option work for dental schools. Any help is appreciated. I am missing microbiology and organic chemistry lab prerequisites for one of the schools that I'm applying to. And to be eligible to apply, I'll put those courses in the future courses...
  33. PreDentalProcess

    Is it too late to take the DAT in late August and Submit my application in the first week of September ?

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    Low GPA Dental Schools

    Has anyone applied to dental schools with a GPA slightly below 3.0? If so, is there a list of dental schools that look at applications holistically, and accept low GPAs but high DAT scores?
  35. artist2022

    Official Convention/Interview Prep/Shadow/Pre-Dental Day/Program/Event Thread

    Hey guys, I think it would be a great idea to post about the events that are going on at different schools so that people are informed and can attend! These can include things like interview prep days, shadow/visit days, preview days, pre-dental days, etc. These can also include things hosted...
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    WAMC- low undergrad gpa, ongoing masters

    Date of submission: Mid-June Overall GPA- Undergrad: 3.0 Science GPA- Undergrad: 2.9 Bio-Chem-Physics GPA: 3.3 Masters GPA (ongoing)- 3.6 (will most likely end with a 3.7) DAT score (include AA and all sections): 22AA, 20TS, 22 PAT, 21 GCHEM, 19 BIO, 24 QR, 24 RC, 21 OCHEM State of Residence...
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    Reapply this cycle with low DAT or go to Pharmacy School?

    I've applied to dental schools for the 2019 cycle with a 3.4 GPA, sGPA 3.1, 15 AA, 15 TS. My DAT scores made me very discouraged about dental school. But I retook the DAT a couple of days ago and still didn't do so great. I've scored 17 PAT, 16 QR, 16 RC, 17 GC, 17 BIO, 19 OC, 18 TS, 17 AA. My...
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    dat submission

    hi guys, so i am planning to take my dat july 7th or 8th but i am going to have the other aspects of my aadsas completed. Should I just submit and add my dat on later or wait for my dat before submitting it?
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    I am applying to Dental school this cycle,
  40. Beezyteeth

    Got acceptance for California Northstate University...should I?

    First time posting, so sorry if I'm doing this wrong. But I got an acceptance into CNU College of Dental Medicine for their first class ever later on this year. It is a brand new school. Just simply asking for any general advise if it's a good idea to accept? Is there anything I should...