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UMKC Ortho

Discussion in 'Dental Residents and Practicing Dentists' started by docj1, Mar 5, 2007.

  1. docj1

    docj1 Walleye Whacker
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    Does anyone know why UMKC reviews applications from applicants in the top 50%. Is it that they take alot of legacies, do they look more at experience as opposed to class rank. Most programs recommend top 10-15%

    Any info is appreciated.
     
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    I wouldn't read too much into that. It's a strong clinical program which interviews top students.
     
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    Thanks, I'm just trying to get as much information as I can. I have no basis to tell which programs are better or worse. I'm just trying to figure out which ones to apply to. Thanks again.
     
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    Yeah, UMKC has a great program. They only interviewed about 25 last year, so there is plenty more than just being in the top 50% to get an interview.
     
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    Apply to as many as you can afford to. You don't want to apply to too few or you may end up with just a couple of interviews. The interview process is weird.
     
  6. Jaybe

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    That's what they call a euphemism!
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