Advice from admissions officers

Boost Your ADEA AADSAS Application With A Resume

Posted by Corky Cacas on June 18, 2018
As someone who has read over 35,000 applications in my more than over 20 years as an admissions officer, the Experiences and Achievements section of the application doesn’t receive enough attention from applicants. And I get it After zeroing ... See More

Best Interview Questions by Predental Students

Posted by ADEA on September 06, 2016
Best Interview Questions by Predental Students To help prepare for interview day, here is a list of the best questions asked by previous applicants, reported by dental school admissions officers. Make sure to be prepared with a ... See More

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

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

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