Health Professions Advisor Views

We Must Speak to Racial Injustice

Posted by Carolyn Booker, Ph.D. on June 24, 2020
The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) does not tolerate discrimination in the review and evaluation of applicants to our dental programs. Nor does it accept or support the unfair treatment of African American students enrolled in our dental programs. Read on as Carolyn Booker, Ph.D., ADEA Senior Vice President of Educational Pathways, addresses recent events occurring in the United States and around the world. ... See More

Working With Health Professions Advisors Throughout Your College Years

Posted by Kristin McJunkins, M.Ed. on September 23, 2019

Many students think they don’t need to meet with health professions advisors until they’re getting ready to apply to their health care program of choice. On the contrary, it is wise to have regular meetings—I like to call them 10,000-mile maintenance checks—throughout the undergraduate years and even the postgraduate years if you’re taking some time after graduation before applying; that is, a gap year.

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Interview Preparation Tips 101

Posted by Lolita Wood-Hill, M.S. on July 26, 2017
Your application is officially submitted to all the dental schools of your choice. Hooray!  Now it’s time to prepare for your first interview. Soon you will have an opportunity to speak directly with someone about your qualifications, personal goals and ... See More