Out-of-state applicants...

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  1. fourpointohoh

    fourpointohoh Senior Member

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    Hi guys,

    Does anyone know of some state schools that are easy-going when it comes to out-of-state applicants? I.E. treat everyone the same (in-state and out-of state)?

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  3. tokenokie

    tokenokie Junior Member

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    Unless its a private school, I think they all give at least some preference to in-state residents, or residents of states with which they have a compact. I have heard that California schools and the University of Indiana highly encourage out-of-state residents to apply. When I was applying I went to each schools web-site to look at previous years class profiles to get an idea of the #'s of out-of-state applicants accepted. I'm sure there is a web-site that has that info broken down for all of the dental schools. Unfortunately, I don't know what it is...I'll bet someone here knows where to find it though. Good Luck!
     
  4. cusp of carabelli

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    The University of Michigan also has quite a bit of out-of-staters that attend there school...
     
  5. Kung Foo

    Kung Foo Mad Scientist...

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    Ohio state has a number of out of staters (lots of people from Utah - go figure). When i was applying last summer, I wanted to pick 7 schools 'cause i'd heard that was a good number to apply to to get in without overkill applications. Anyway, I flipped through the AADSAS book and decided I was a really competitive applicant at U of Louisville..... and then they were the only school who turned me down flat. What a waste of an application fee! Anyway, I think it's a hit and miss game with state schoold - if you have high numbers that will help get your foot in the door at a loe of places.
    Good luck! :)
     
  6. ItsGavinC

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    Ohio State does usually has 20-25 people in their class from Utah. Unfortunately, that figure alone probably doesn't help 4.0 with her question.

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  7. Blue Tooth

    Blue Tooth Senior Member

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    If you get the guide to all the schools it'll break down the demographics of each class. From what I've seen, of the publics (since private schools were already addressed) Michigan, Maryland, and Louisville had the highest # of out of staters. Numbers vary year to year but I'm pretty sure both Michigan and Maryland are about 40% out of state.
     
  8. StarGirl

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    Michigan makes me angry... me and 3 other "Ca" residents went to interview in Jan. and NONE of us got in....(and I think we're all qualified applicants)

    I just think if you don't interview before jan then you shouldn't even bother going if you're out of state.

    it felt like they wanted us to just drop 500-700 dollars on the trip for no reason...
     
  9. Blue Tooth

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    Hey I felt the same about UCSF. The interview was late in Jan and I already had acceptances. There's no way I was going to drop the money when I didn't really have a shot at getting in. And what's the deal with the UC's taking so long with their application process. Are the intentionally slow?
     

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