Holistic review

Dental schools consider many factors when deciding which applicants to accept into their programs. Many use “holistic review” strategies that include looking at the total applicant, not just grades and test scores. Factors considered in the holistic admissions process include: ExperiencesPersonal Attributes, and Metrics.

Holistic Review

We all hear about the importance of good grades and test scores, but most successful candidates for admission not only demonstrate academic potential, but also show through their actions and experiences that they are motivated, compassionate and have the potential to be caring, ethical health care providers.