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Applying to Ortho: Need help with the steps!

Discussion in 'Dental Residents and Practicing Dentists' started by RestorDent, Aug 6, 2011.

  1. RestorDent

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    Hi
    Im a FTD applying to Orthodontics this year and im a little confused. Basically, we send out our application and we have to wait to get a call for an interview first right?? Then we can rank our choices on MATCH. But we can only rank if we get calls for interviews, am I right do far? So if I didnt get a call back for an interview anywhere then Im done for this year right? No need to rank the schools or anyting?? And just re-apply next year :confused:

    Thx, Im so lost right abt now.
     
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  3. RestorDent

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    Also if when they call for an interview, do they give u time to prepare? or you have like a week to get ur but down to their uni? Cus ill have to book a flight and apply for visa so i might just do it even before i hear from them if its going to be a sudden noticed like 1-2 weeks.

    Thx again, sorry if its a stupid question. First timer here;)
     
  4. Tooth

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    OK so you don't have a visa yet. That alone could take months to get. I really don't know what to tell you buddy. If you don't have a visa, and live outside the country, you won't even be able to fly to your interview which is a pre-requisite to admission which you would use on your application to get a student visa. Catch 22. Good luck dude.
     
  5. RestorDent

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    No, no I have a green card. I'm just working as a lecturer in the University in Thailand. So i wont need a visa but i will need to book a flight and all that. But the thing is , if i dont get any interview request then its over right? :confused: No point even ranking in the match (which I have already registered like 2 months ago).
    Thanks
     
  6. happybraces

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    Yes, no interview means no ranking.
     

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