dental application

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    24AA 3.5GPA no interviews yet

    Date of submission: Late June Overall GPA: 3.5 Science GPA: 3.5 Bio-Chem-Physics GPA: 3.53 based on aadsas DAT score (include AA and all sections): PAT 24 QR 24 RC 22 BIO 24 GCHEM 26 OCHEM 26 TS 25 AA 24 State of Residence: MI, US citizen Undergrad Attended: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor...
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    How old can LORs be?

    Hi everyone, I was hoping someone could guide me on what to do as I apply to dental school for the next cycle: so basically, I just took the DAT and decided that the grades were not competitive enough (AA 19) so I'm not applying this cycle for 2024 which I was originally planning to do (it also...
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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.
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    2x2 photo

    UNC is asking for a "Upload a 2 x 2 Passport style photo with name and AADSAS number indicated" on their supplemental app. I have a 2x2 photo ready to go, but what do they mean by "...with name and AADSAS number indicated"?
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    I am applying to Dental school this cycle,
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    Opinions on phlebotomist training/internship studying for dat at the same time?

    So I'm planning to retake my DAT around late june-early july and I am currently interning at a dental office (unpaid) 3x a week for about 4 hour shifts. I also wanted to get job training as a phlebotomist because I feel like I know more about the exam then the first time I took it and I want to...
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    Personal Statement Proofreading

    Hi all, I was wondering if you guys could read over my personal statement and let me know what yall think. I am not the best writer so any recommendations or tips would be extremely helpful and appreciated. Thank you so much!
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    Should I apply this cycle for dental school even though I have to retake a summer course?

    Hi everyone I'm currently getting my masters right now in medical sciences. Its only a year long so I'll be graduated by May of 2021. Yet, unfortunately I did not pass a science course that is only available during the summer. So in order to get my masters degree, I need to retake that science...
  9. D

    How to remove a previously attended college after submitting application

    So for some reason there is a college under my "transcript entry" that I never attended. I don't know how it got there and it's making me worried that it might hinder my application in some way. There doesn't seem to be any way of removing it from my application. I called ADEA and they told me...
  10. artist2022

    Official 2019-2020 AADSAS Q&A Thread

    So lots of these types of threads have been popping up about questions about how to submit something or how to do something, so I'll be adding them to this thread one by one so that people can have these to refer to all in one place! Going forward, please post new questions in this thread, and...
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    Chances of getting an interview as of the end of February

    I applied to 8 school got rejected from 4. All i have left is Marquette, BU ,Tufts, and UPenn, haven't heard anything from any of them up to this point. Except that Marquette decided to hold making a decision on my application. Am i to assume that at this point i should expect to be applying...
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    Community Service hours

    I will be applying to dental school this cycle and was just curious on how we submit our community service proof? Does it have to be on a letterhead of the company where I did community service and signed, or do I just simply write it down in my application and how many hours Thanks!
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    Question about transcripts

    I took my physics course at a college that is not the college I went to and I had the credits transferred over to my college. Now my transcript shows that I have taken my physics course. When I do my application for dental schools, do I also have to add and request transcripts from the colleges...
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    Letters of Reccomendation

    This May sound like a dumb question, but for the AADSAS application to dental school, do you have to wait until May 15 to have your letters of recommendation submitted? That is the only date I can find online for when the new cycle “soft-opens”, but it seemed kind of late to me. Just wanted to...
  15. Biggytooth

    Have I been waitlisted or is this a common email sent out for today (first day of acceptance not.s)

    Hi, I applied to a number of dental programs this cycle. Among them was Marquette University. I received an email today saying that quote: "The Admissions Committee of the Marquette University School of Dentistry has reviewed your application and supporting credentials for the 2019 Freshman...
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    Personal Statement tips

    For the personal statement, does anyone know if it would be of value to include an opening paragraph introducing myself at all?
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    Looking for advice. 2.96 cumulative GPA, 2.76 science GPA, 25AA DAT.

    I have a 2.96 overall, 2.76 science GPA. I got a 25AA on the DAT: PAT: 24 QR: 25 RC: 25 BIO: 26 CHEM: 25 OCHEM: 25 I know my GPA is really low, but my last 60 hours have been about a 3.7 and I think around 51 of them were science credits. My personal statement is pretty good and I'm pretty...
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    Chances of getting an interview?

    Hey everyone! I’m new sdn and I wanted to use my first post to gather some opinions. A little about me— I am a veteran of the United States Air Force and current student-athlete. While in the military, I served as a dental assistant and was awarded the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service...
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    Applying to Dental School with a Master's Degree

    I was wondering if anyone had any advice/information on schools that like applicants with a Master's degree? I just finished a Master's in Biomedical Science from PCOM and want to add a few schools to my application that favor or tend to accept more students with Masters degrees.
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    Accidentally created a Dental Application

    Okay so this is going to sound weird but last year I had created an account for ADEA application just to see what the application is like. Looking back, I probably shouldn't have done this because now when I go there it says sign up for reapplication etc. as if I am a reapplicant. In reality...
  21. Dr.CinnamonRoll

    a LOR from a second cousin Dentist?

    So i'm finishing up my letters of rec, and I'm beginning re-evaluate whether or not I want to use second cousin's rec letter. I have over 70 shadowing hours with him, and he knows me best in terms of my personal growth and ambitions, so I thought "he has a different last name and lives in a...
  22. aspiringdentistplshelp

    Pre-requisites for Dental School

    So I'm going to be applying for dental school next year and I wont have biochemistry done this year, but I will be taking it my senior year to complete my degree. Am I required to have these pre-requisite courses completed before applying or is it okay to take the course after applying?
  23. paradise56

    Critical Mistake on ADEA Application

    Hey everyone, this is my first post on SDN. I made a stupid mistake on the Dental school application i submitted about an hour ago. I accidentally selected that I am a DACA student even though I am not. What would be my best course of action? I am terrified my entire application may be...
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    Dental Schools that like Master's/Post Bacc Students

    Hey everyone, I am currently in a Master's program and will be applying to dental school this cycle. I have completed roughly 20 credits of graduate level classes and have a 4.0 GPA so far. I know some schools like Tufts like graduate students and matriculate a large percentage each year. Are...
  25. artist2022

    *~*~*~* Official 2018-2019 Application Timeline Thread (Submitted, Verified, Mailed) *~*~*~*

    Hey guys! The dental application opened on May 15th, 2018, and today (June 5th, 2018) is the first day you can submit! These are exciting times!! Thread from last cycle for reference: 2017-2018 *~*~*~* Official 2017-2018 Application Timeline Thread (Submitted, Verified, Mailed) *~*~*~*...
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    Can I choose which schools receive my AADSAS application???

    Hello, I realized I need to get a chemistry professor LOR for ECU but for the other schools Im applying to im fine. When I have to submit my AADSAS application do I have to submit all of them at the same time or can I choose when each school gets my application?
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    Do dental schools care if we PNP breadth courses?

    Hi all, Do dental schools care if I PNP breadth courses? I have not taken any science or prereqs as PNP. Thanks
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    Concern about courseload

    I didn’t get into a class in one of my semesters and ended up with fewer graded units (~ 8 science) + 7 PNP (4 teaching) = total 15. I don’t want to seem like I’m trying to take easy courseloads to increase my gpa. Is this something to worry about? Please let me know your thoughts.
  29. mystic17

    How adversely will the lack of a committee letter impact my application?

    Hello All, I will be applying to dental schools this cycle as a junior. I was recently informed that I am not eligible for a committee letter from my school because I have an official warning on my conduct record for a fire safety violation (using a fire exit once, no alarm sounded). I am very...
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    suggestions for schools to apply?

    Hi, I'm going to apply to dental schools this upcoming cycle in June 2018 and I need suggestions on schools which I can apply for that I have chances to get into. DAT: PAT-19 QR-18 RC-17 Biol-27 GC-21 OC-23 TS-24 AA-21. (I'm worried about my PAT, QR, and RC scores especially the 17 with...
  31. FutureDentist97

    Comments on my list of schools for the 2018 cycle, please? Thanks:)

    Thank you:)
  32. FutureDentist97

    Dental School chances? 3.95 GPA, 20AA, 21TS, 18PAT

    Dental school chances with my stats? Thank you in advance! :)
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    Chances at dental school?

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    dental school selection/ personal statement help

    -Hi so I'm applying to dental school this cycle I got a 23 AA, graduated from UTSA with a 3.52, have done around 100 hrs shadowing, and just got a job as an RDA I need help on a couple of things and would really appreciate some help So 1st off, can someone please look over my personal...
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    Application Advice /VCU Cert question too

    Hey everyone! I am just going to get right to my question(s): I am a current senior who has applied to post-bacc/masters programs and currently I have been accepted into VCU's CERT. I am still waiting to hear back from George Squared. Do you think its worth applying to Dental Schools...
  36. artist2022

    ~*~*~*~*~Official Pre-Dental Personal Statement Reader List 2018-2019~*~*~*~*~

    NOTE: THIS IS FOR PRE-DENTS! Pre-med students, we will not be able to help you out much! Refer here for your list! Inspired by Pre-Allo's List Link to last year's thread Hey guys! Happy early Easter :happy: Seeing as the next cycle is just about two months away, and how there have been posts...
  37. InsiderMedical

    Dental Insider Medical Admissions Services for Dental School Applicants

    Dr. Finkel, the founder of Insider Medical Admissions, has incomparable experience. She is a graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Medical School. On completing her residency at Harvard, she was asked to stay on as faculty at Harvard Medical School and spent five years teaching at the...
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    Gap year?

    So I enrolled at a 4-year school on a basketabll scholarship and took a redshirt year my first year. Which basically means I will be in school for 5 years. I’m in my 3rd year now and I believe that I may be cut from the basketball team this spring. Up until this point I had planned on graduating...
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    Penn vs. Michigan (IS) vs. Case

    I've recently been accepted to both Michigan and Penn. I'm a Michigan resident and even received Michigan's scholarship, so financially I feel like I should attend Michigan. However, my interview at Penn was amazing and I fell in love with the school. I'm not sure if all that extra debt is worth...
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    Pre dental student and gpa concern !

    Hi everyone, I'm a pre-dental student in NC. I have a few concerns and questions about a few things. To start off I'm a freshman in college but I came in with my associates of science degree currently at (57 credits, after this semester I'll be 72 credits with 67 credits remaining), I have had...