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so hard to get into dental school?

Discussion in 'Dental' started by applicant, Nov 7, 2001.

  1. applicant

    applicant Member
    7+ Year Member

    Oct 19, 2001
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    It seems like it's so hard to get into dental school.
    I looked at 'Admission Requirement to Dental Schools' and the applicant/enrollee ratio. It's almost 10:1. This means that acceptance rate goes about 10-15%.
    Is it really this hard to get into dental school?
    Columbia and Penn had about 15:1 ratio. Are these schools this hard to get into?
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  3. groundhog

    groundhog 1K Member
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    Nov 1, 2000
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    The applicant to acceptance ratio may be 10/1 at some schools, but the overall applicant to acceptance ratio is closer to 3/1. The individual school ratio can be misleading because most applicants apply to more than one school.

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