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    Dental Schools with group interviews?

    Does anyone know which dental schools do group interviews over one on one or MMI?
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    Is it possible to study for both the dat and mcat at the same time?

    Hi everyone, Recently purchased dat Bootcamp and was wondering if the bio, gen chem and o chem is the same for the mcat. I know that both exams have differences as far as pat, physics, bio chem, and math, but I wanted to know mainly for bio, gen chem and o chem. Thanks everyone!
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    Is it possible to study for the MCAT and DAT at the same time?

    Hi everyone. I purchased DAT Bootcamp a while ago and have been studying to take the dat. I wanted to know if the topics in bio and chem and Ochem will be the same for the MCAT. I know the dat has different topics like PAT and Calc and Stats and the MCAT has physics and Biochem, but let me know...
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    Best Externships for OMFS dreamers 2019!

    Hey fellow OMFS dreamers, the 2019 application cycle is almost upon us. Could people list best externships to check out before application cycle opens up !
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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...
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    Dental Shadowing Hours

    I was just curious, when a school says they have a reccomended ammount of shadowing hours, does that include hours with specialists or specifically general dentists? I’m looking at the dental college of georgia, and I saw somewhere that they prefer to see close to 300 hours of shadowing. Right...
  7. UCLA MCDB

    DACA dental schools

    I just wanted to list dental schools that consider applicants with DACA status. I thought it would be convenient for future applicants with DACA status. So we won't have to worry about wasting our money and time. Anyways, I am a reapplicant and had 3 interviews last cycle. Unfortunately, I...
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    What schools should I apply to?

    Hey guys ill keep this short. Here are my stats: oGPA: 3.42 sGPA: 3.15 DAT(19AA, retaking it June 29th, hoping for anything >19) Doing the Master's of Arts Biomed program starting Aug at Midwestern. 3 shadowing exp >100hrs >200 volunteering hrs. I am applying very broadly - I am a reapplicant...
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    Shadowing log/signatures?

    Hello fellow pre-dental students! I have been shadowing a general dentist and periodontist for a while now and wanted to know how I should get their signature on the google sheets I've been logging my hours on. Do I print a physical copy and get it signed by them? Do I get a digital signature...
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    C in Gen. Chem 1&2

    Will I be able to get into dental school with a C in both gen. chem. 1 and 2? I'm worried that my grade in Gen. chem will prevent me from getting admitted into dental school. Should I just give up and choose a different career path?
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    Personal Statement Help**

    To those individuals that are in dental school right now, I need help with my personal statement. I have a rough draft down but I need opinions on what you guys think of it so far. If you would like to read my essay, please message me. I would really appreciate it. Thank you guys!
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    Honest Evaluation of My Chances of Getting into Dental School...I implore you.

    I have wanted to become a dentist since I could remember how to think. I am, a female, 21, a junior in a good private college. Both of my parents are dentists in PA, pediatric and general. I have had my dental radiology health and safety certification since I was 17 and have worked at their...
  13. dentaldiva27

    Is Midwestern-Glendale worth the cost?

    Hey guys! I just got accepted to MWU-AZ today and I’m trying to justify the cost. I loved the area, school, people and the clinic seemed really great. However, I feel like they really talked up their program and were really trying to sell you on going there. The tuition is crazy expensive so I’m...
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    Took the Canadian DAT in November

    I recently took the Canadian DAT in November and got these scores. Reading comp: 20 BIOL: 18 Chem: 17 Sci Total: 18 Academic Average: 18 PAT: 14 MDT: 6 This was my first time taking the DAT, and I went into it with zero preparation, based off these scores alone do you think there is any chance...
  15. fangsaremythang

    Which schools have filled their class?

    I am curious as to which schools have filled up their class or try to. In terms of handing out acceptances because I know many students haven't decided which school they will attend yet. I think I heard UDM is one of them.
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    What to do

    hey I am just wondering I interviewed at a TX school at November 13 and heard nothing back from today I think they sent an email out at 12:01am. Also I didnt hear that I was waitlisted from that so what should I do feel bad that I didnt get waitlisted?
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    Critical Thinking

    hello everyone, Quick question... I have been asked on a secondary application for dental school on what I have done in the last year to improve my 'critical thinking'... Does anyone have any idea on what they are looking for? Please give me some suggestion and thank you!
  18. beardentist26

    Interview Tomorrow

    I have an interview tomorrow and I am really nervous. Does anyone have any tips or advice about the type of interview questions they could potentially ask me that might come off difficult or catch me off guard? I would really want to know just sample interview questions. Thank you!
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    Difficulty of Dental School

    Hello I was wondering if some people could give me advice about how "hard" dental school is. I recognize it's what you make of it and if you want to specialize then it is all the more rigorous because one must worry about grades. In undergrad, one must seek to answer the "why" question and apply...
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    Average dat scores this cycle

    Based of the forums it seems to be that the dat scores of applicants of this higher are much higher than years past. Is there any truth to this or anyway to find out the average dat score for this cycle?
  21. dentaldiva27

    Desperately need help narrowing down my list of schools

    Hi everyone, I am having a hard time choosing which schools would be best for me to apply to and eliminating some of my options. Residency: Pennsylvania GPA: 3.54 from University of Virginia I am taking the DAT on July 20th so I don't have my scores for that yet. I have ~500 hours of...
  22. Dustyrose96

    Dental school after post bacc or masters?

    Hello! Does anyone have any experience or have any stories of students who have successfully been accepted to dental schools after doing either a post bacc program or some master's program? Thank you!!
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    Which schools do I have the best chances?

    I'm from Texas so I'm applying to all school in-state no matter what. I have an overall gpa of 3.57 major gpa of 3.75. My DAT scores: PAT 21, QR 18, RC 21, Bio 20, GC 19, OC 19, TC 19, AA 19. I have over 100 hours shadowing, work experience, organization leadership, and volunteer hours. I don't...
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    How to get back on the track to dental school?

    Hello ! I graduated with my BA in Biology 4 years ago, and on my way into taking my DAT's to go into dental school. However, at that moment I was a 21 year old selfish, broke, in debt, student graduate. I was not ready to give up my time, more money, relationship, and family. Most importantly...
  25. Ckwondental

    UOP VS UDM VS NOVA VS CASE VS NYU VS BUFFALO

    Hello, I am a high school senior who got into the dental accelerated program (BS/DDS) at UoP, UDM, Nova, and NYU. I've been invited for interview from Case and waiting for the interview invitations from Marquette and Buffalo. I don't know much about the dental schools, as I'm still in high...
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    LETTER OF REC

    Hey guys I'm about to make teacher submit my letter of rec on inter folio for dental school is there any thing specific about the signature.. like all my professors are doing are writing sincerely, and there name... is it required to have a hand drawn signature or something ?? and if so, how do...
  27. DreamingOfDentistry

    VCU or Louisville ?!

    I hate to be that person but I am so torn! I've read previous threads about others making this decision. I have not heard from my in state school (Tennessee) so I could get an acceptance there later or it could be a rejection. I like to think I'm one of the bright ones whom if I heard back from...
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    Talking about personal health problem in Dental School SOP

    Hello everyone! So I started writing my essay and I talked about a health problem that I have. This health problem truly was one of the important reasons I wanted to get into health sector. Now that I am half way through I started being concerned if this is a bad thing to write in my essay...
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    DAT oCHEM is killing me

    Seriously I have watched chads ochem and been doing destroyer and at this point I feel like I'm just memorizing how things look and shapes and it doesn't feel right. i don't know any concept behind things that I'm doing. I'm thinking of re-watching all of chads? my test is in a month.. do i have...
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    What classes did you take in college for dental school

    I'm going to college and i want to become a dentist but i understand that you need certain classes to get accepted into dental school. I looked at about 20 different dental schools and their requirements and they all seem to have different class requirements! I'm confused on what to do? Do i...
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    Personal Statement for Dental School (Help). How I make it more Powerful

    Hi Everyone, I would greatly appreciate if someone could possibly proofread my personal statement I really need someone to look at my errors and recommend me how I can make it stronger personal statement. I can PM you my statement.
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    About To Apply Need Advice please!!

    Hello everyone this is my first time in this website i would like to apply to dental schools this cycle would like to know what you guys think i should do My gpa is 3.5 , science gpa 3.2 , dat:AA 18 Ts 18 Pat19 Rc19 Qr16 genchem19 bio16 orgo21 My question is should i apply with these...
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    Undergrad

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    UCLA vs Maryland

    Okay so both schools are out of state for me as I am a Florida resident, however, I would like to see what everyone has to say about the two schools. Things already obvious to me are that UCLA is in a better city, they conduct great research, and in my opinion they're well rounded to satisfy...
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    Dental School Rejection. What next?

    Hello. I am currently a senior who goes to NYU. I was rejected from NYU dental school which was my top dream school so.. I feel very hopeless. I am eager to try again in the next cycle but until then, I need to raise my sGPA and DAT for sure. I am not a science major (social work) but I did...
  38. ZMalek111

    Pre-Dental Major Advice

    I am currently studying for my Bachelors in Computer Information Systems. I was told to study something I enjoy and I love this field, as much as I want to become a Dentist. I want to complete this in 3-4 years. My question is would it take me much longer to do this AND get the pre-reqs done? I...