Advice from admissions officers

Make Yourself a Competitive Applicant

Posted by Jeffrey Turchi, D.D.S. on May 19, 2016
It may come as a surprise to dental school applicants that the first thing they need to do after completing the rigorous undergraduate coursework necessary to apply to dental school is more homework. With more than 60 dental schools in ... See More

Good Budgeting Today Leads to Achieving Financial Health Tomorrow

Posted by Lolita Wood-Hill, M.S. on April 20, 2016

As consumers, we are constantly bombarded by television commercials and pop-up ads on our computers to buy more, spend more and save more (by spending more)! However, if you have a desire to attend dental school you’d be wise to develop responsible spending habits early. Your future, both professional and personal, is dependent on how well you can manage your finances. 

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Advice For Dental School Reapplicants

Posted by Eugenia Mejia, Ph.D. on December 21, 2015
Educators understand applying to dental school can be a complicated process. Not being accepted to the dental school of your choice can leave students feeling overwhelmed and disappointed, but have confidence, this is not the end of the world or ... See More

ADEA Awards 2015 HOSA Scholarship to Passionate Predental Student

Posted by ADEA on July 17, 2015
For the second year in a row, ADEA awarded a $1,000 scholarship to one aspiring dental professional through the HOSA National Scholarship Program at the annual HOSA National Leadership Conference. The scholarship recipient, Thomas John (TJ) Pinto, recently graduated from Sussex Technical High School and is on his way to the University of Delaware this year, where he will work to fulfill his dream of attending dental school and becoming a dentist. ... See More
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Dr. Joye Carter Encourages Predental Students to Find Their Path in Dentistry

Posted by ADEA on March 12, 2015
Young people from around the country assembled Saturday at the 2015 ADEA GoDental Workshop and Recruitment Fair for Predental Students and Advisors. They gathered to learn more about options in the profession of dentistry, from academics to private practice. For the first time, the fair presented a keynote speaker, Joye M. Carter, M.D., to kick off the event. ... See More
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ADEA GoDental Workshop and Recruitment Fair Draws Record Numbers

Posted by ADEA on March 12, 2015
A record 667 people preregistered for the 2015 ADEA GoDental Workshop and Recruitment Fair for Predental Students and Advisors, with some 550 showing up onsite yesterday in Boston. Last year, about 250 attended the workshop and recruitment fair. The crowds came to see admissions personnel from more than 40 U.S. dental schools, and to take advantage of workshops designed to help them improve their chances as applicants.
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