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Acceptance/ Waitlist 2017 - All schools

Discussion in 'International Dental' started by denmim, Jun 1, 2017.

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  1. denmim

    denmim 2+ Year Member

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    Hi Everyone,

    I know you all are geared up for 2017 cycle and I wish you all luck.

    As we all know there are relatively few seats and more number of applicants, we need to work as a team to support each other through this relatively difficult process.

    As the year goes, more people will start getting acceptances, hopefully at multiple schools.
    But there are people who are waitlisted or will be - which I don't think is bad at all - it is a great sign of hope.

    This thread is to share your offers, waitlists and if you would be leaving one offer for another. This helps people who are on waitlist to have little glimpse on what could be there in store for them in future so they don't die of uncertainty and anxiety.

    This will also help people applying in future to know the waitlist movement rate for each school. No thread such as this has been created till date - I felt it is high time to create one - so I did.

    As per my knowledge, this year schools that have already interviewed are:
    UIC
    VCU
    UW

    Please add more if you know.

    People who have been accepted, could also share their journey.

    Cheers
     
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  3. TGH5

    TGH5 2+ Year Member

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    Hi there,

    I Am waitlisted at UW!!
     
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  4. denmim

    denmim 2+ Year Member

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    Thanks for replying TGH5..

    I hope more people come up and get talking here and start helping each other out. :)
     
  5. Enkido82

    Enkido82

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    Hello all,

    Applied to UIC, UPENN, UCLA, UOP, UTSA, UB

    Accepted at UIC

    Rejected at UPENN

    Will update once I hear back from other schools.

    Thanks
     
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  6. BDS08

    BDS08

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    Accepted to Colorado
    Waitlisted at UW
    heard nothing from UPenn
    Invited to Loma Linda
     
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  7. TGH5

    TGH5 2+ Year Member

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    Which is your choice ?
     
  8. BDS08

    BDS08

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    I am still waiting to hear for the interview results at UPenn and decide. UW for sure out of my list.
     
  9. TGH5

    TGH5 2+ Year Member

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    Yeah, I am waiting for upenn as well.. when was your interview ?
     
  10. missionAvs

    missionAvs 5+ Year Member

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    Accepted to UAB IDP program.
     
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  11. TGH5

    TGH5 2+ Year Member

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    Are you accepted at UW?
     
  12. missionAvs

    missionAvs 5+ Year Member

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    Didn't apply to UW.
     
  13. denmim

    denmim 2+ Year Member

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    Thanks for replying everyone. It's great to see people coming up to help each other:)

    If people who are accepted at two places could also mention about their final decisions, it will be of great help.

    I know it's a bit early, but as days go and as we land in August/September things will start becoming exciting..:heckyeah:

    Hope more and more people get talking here:)

    Cheers.
     
  14. dr.sid

    dr.sid 2+ Year Member

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    Hey all

    I feel this is the right place for me to ask my question. Could someone please recommend me where I can improve my profile. Not sure Why I'm getting rejection. FYI, No school has called me for interview.

    BDS from India
    MBA from US University
    GPA - India - 3.8
    GPA - USA - 3.26
    NBDE Part I & II
    TOEFL - 97
    15+ CE Courses
    Shadowing currently
    LOR's from Dean, Chair of MBA, Head of Dept
    <1 yr home experience as Dentist
    Five years inactive as Dentist - All inactive days - US work experience, Part I & II, Shadowing.
     
  15. jaggadaaku

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    Maybe improve your toefl and tailor your personal statement. talk about why you decided to pursue an MBA and what made you come back to dentistry.
     
  16. dromfs90

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    I am in same situation as yours. 5 Yrs corporate experience in USA and 6 months home experience. Shadowing for the past 3 yrs. I got rejections from all schools last year except one and got rejected after interview. I refined my SOP, justified my job and how my job molded me to a different person, did many hours of volunteering and additional CE courses. Also gave ADAT. Not sure if this helps. Improved Toefl from 101 to 110. The challenge is I work for 40 hours/week at job and doing all these to improve my CV is not an easy task but I justified this situation. So far got IV in 2 schools and rejection from the rest. Hopefully il get alteast one from Cali schools.
    Hopefully you will get call from Cali schools. Good luck. Like @jaggadaaku suggested, justify your situation in SOP and what motivated you to get back to dentistry and last may be to stay competitive, improve Toefl.
     
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  17. Dentdd

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    Hi

    Can you please share your profile?
    I'm interested in applying to uni of Colorado and I will very much appreciate it if you share your experience with it.

    Thanks
     
  18. oralcare123

    oralcare123 7+ Year Member

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    You have more experience as non dentist then a dentist. Schools don't think you want to be a dentist much. TOEFL is low. USA GPA is low, but not much you can do about it. Find an opportunity to work in a dental field, even as volunteer dental assistant. Improve your personal statement
     
  19. dr.sid

    dr.sid 2+ Year Member

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    Thank you so much for the inputs. I look forward to doing that.
     
  20. dr.sid

    dr.sid 2+ Year Member

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    Yeah! I wish you good luck and hope you get offered this year. I will definitely improve my TOEFL and start working for a volunteer dental assistant. We are kind of in the same boat. The absence of hands on experience in dentistry.
     
  21. dr.sid

    dr.sid 2+ Year Member

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    Compared to my first-time application, I have improved my SOP - I feel. Sure thing and thank you so much for your support and thoughts. Will look forward to improving TOEFL and DA.
     
  22. BDS08

    BDS08

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    GPA 8.5
    Toefl 110
    PArt 1 & 2
    Five years exp as dentist
    7 months Exp as DA
    CDE courses and voulnteer work.
    let me know your question, I l be glad to help.

    I have heard many good things about Colorado school and was personallly impressed by their managments on the interrview and bench exam day. They took care of every minor details. the school weighs your profile, performance in bench and interview all equally. Each carries weightage of 1/3rd. You deliever, you get in. No ifs no buts.
     
  23. Dentdd

    Dentdd

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    Thank you so much :)
     
  24. ppansoy

    ppansoy 5+ Year Member

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    Waitlisted at Colorado.

    I'm curious how many of us are waitlisted there?...
     
  25. Dentdd

    Dentdd

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    Is this for the class of 2019?
    They just opened their cycle for the class of 2020
     
  26. ppansoy

    ppansoy 5+ Year Member

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    This is for the class of 2019
     

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