is a new section of the ADEA AADSAS application which includes profiles created
by each dental school. Each profile provides information regarding a dental
school’s program and includes tips on how to be a successful applicant. Each
profile has three sections: The home page, questions and prerequisites. To view
a school’s profile in “Program Materials,” an applicant must first select the
school in the “Add Programs” section of the application. Applicants should
carefully review each school’s requirements.
Home: This tab contains basic
information about the selected dental school including deadline, start term,
and other important, program-specific information.
Questions: This tab may or may not be
available, depending on the selections of each dental school. If a program has
opted to add program specific questions, these questions may be optional or
required. Questions regarding this section should be directed to the dental
Prerequisites: This tab may or may not be
available, depending on the selections of each dental school. If it is
available, applicants will be given a list of the school’s prerequisite course
requirements and asked to designate which courses have been taken or are
planned which fulfill the requirements. Applicants must first complete the
Transcript Entry section before courses can be selected as prerequisites.
these courses does not mean an applicant has met the school’s prerequisite
requirements. Instead, the school is asking applicants to self-identify courses
for their review. If an applicant has any questions regarding what the program
will accept regarding these prerequisites, please contact the program directly.
can learn more about prerequisites required by each dental school in the 2017-2018
ADEA Official Guide to Dental Schools.
Is the Program Materials
Yes, you must complete this
section in order to submit the ADEA AADSAS application. Some questions, though,
will be optional depending on the dental school’s selection.
Does completing this section
I don’t have to submit a supplemental application to the school directly?
The answer depends on the
dental school. This is a new section in the ADEA AADSAS application and many
schools are experimenting with the features in hopes of eliminating a
supplemental application. Please check with each school to determine if
information, fees, or documents are required outside of ADEA AADSAS.