ADEA AADSAS General Instructions for the 2014 Entering Class

Welcome to ADEA AADSAS

Biographic Information

  • Completing the "Biographic Information" section
  • Preferred/Permanent Address Information
  • Gender/Ethnicity
  • Place of Birth/Citizenship
  • Information for Non-U.S. Citizens
  • Visa Information
  • Preferred/Nicknames

Parent and Family Information

Background Information

Disadvantaged Status

Secondary (High) School Information

Colleges Attended (Transcripts)

  • Completing the "Colleges Attended" section
  • Submitting Transcripts

Transcript Matching Form

  • How to Print a Transcript Matching Form
  • Canadian Transcripts
  • Study Abroad
  • Overseas U.S. Institutions
  • International Transcripts

Coursework (How to Identify Coursework)

Study Abroad

  • International (Foreign) Institution
  • Overseas U.S. Institution
  • College Credits Earned in the Military

Canadian DAT Scores

U.S DAT Scores are now downloaded directly from the ADA into your ADEA AADSAS application

  • Submitting Canadian DAT Scores to ADEA AADSAS
  • Canadian DAT Score Reports
  • CDA Contact Information

Professional Experience

Personal Statement (Essay)

  • Completing the "Personal Statement" Section
  • What you should write

Release Statements

  • ADEA Statement of Ethical Conduct
  • ADEA AADSAS Code of Conduct
  • Advisor Release Statement


  • How to submit Letters of Evaluation (LOE)
  • How to print the Letters of Evaluation Matching Form
  • Waivers
  • Applicant Authorization
  • Submitting a Committee Report
  • Completing the "Evaluators" section

Dental School Designations

  • Apply Early
  • School Application Deadline
  • Withdrawing Your Application
  • Substituting or Deleting Dental School Designations
  • Adding Additional Schools after e-Submission

ADEA AADSAS Application Fee

Supplemental Material Sent to Dental Schools

E-Submitting Your Application

  • Before and After E-Submitting Your Application
  • ADEA AADSAS Application Cycle
  • What's Next: Monitoring the Status of Your ADEA AADSAS Application

Updating your Coursework - Academic Update

  • How to Complete the Academic Update
  • Reporting Grade Changes

GPA Calculations

  • ADEA AADSAS Grades
  • ADEA AADSAS GPA Calculation Rules
  • Numeric Grading Schemes
  • Example of How GPAs Are Calculated
  • Reviewing Your ADEA AADSAS GPA Calculations

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