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Im pissed off! why do we have to list everything again in secondaries

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by thesecret08, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. thesecret08

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    I don't get it. I have been 3 days trying to study for the DAT and i can't because i have been filling out secondaries, and answering questions that were already addressed in the AADSAS application.

    Midewestern, ADSOH and UCLA are a pain to fill out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    why do we need to answer all these questions that already in the main application? do they place more emphasis on their individual secondaries??????????????????????????
     
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  3. AlbinoPolarBear

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    1. Copy
    2. Paste
     
  4. Double Bonded

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    ucla?
     
  5. jeffity

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    3. Tear up your check and don't bother


    Questions on the secondary are items they don't feel were covered adequately on the first application and/or things they place heavy emphasis on.

    Everything about the ASDOH secondary is specific to volunteering. AADSAS gives you room to make a list of volunteering with a measly 175 characters to explain. Their secondary wants a better breakdown with room to explain and an essay on top of it explaining why you did that volunteering. For a school that emphasizes community involvement, the AADSAS application doesn't say much.
     
  6. indigenoustw

    indigenoustw Am I picking my nose or showing my shaka?
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    ucla?????

    I think op means ucsf.
     
  7. Teeth12345

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    yup, I think so too. on UCLA's website, it says that they don't even begin reviewing until October so their secondary is probably sent out a little later than just now.
    at least, that's what I'm hoping :)
     
  8. Rainee

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    If you think Dental School secondaries are miserable..........just be glad you aren't applying to Medical School. They make Dental School secondaries look like a joke.
     
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    Lucky me then ;)

    I'm in a better mood today. And it is not as easy as a copy paste as someone suggested above. ANswers have to be well though...otherwise why bother applying if you are going to do things in a mediocre way?
     
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    Get used to the "stress". Dental school is also a pain in the ass. I'm not kidding.
     
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    Dear lord you have no idea! My girlfriend has been locked in her house for weeks filling out secondaries for med schools. I feel spoiled:thumbup:
     
  12. Lane138

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    I completely agree! The UNC supplemental's first question is "Why dentistry"? What kind of idiotic question is this?
     
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    hi there m just looking for adc exam.is there anybody who has info abt prepartion for this exam?need help n a study partner.thanx!
     

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