Category: Dental School / Dentistry

May 23, 24: Online Event for Students Interested in Dental School

Are your students asking questions about applying to dental school? Help them find the answers during the FREE, live, online 2018 ADEA GoDental Virtual Fairs on May 23 and 24! Over these two days, prospective applicants can visit multiple dental school booths and learn about the ADEA AADSAS® application—without travel expenses or registration fees.

What attendees can expect at #GDVF18:

ADEA AADSAS Prep Day Live, May 23 from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time (Online)

ü Hear advice on completing a successful ADEA AADSAS application.

ü Learn how to overcome common obstacles related to the application.

ü Gain strategies to better prepare for the American Dental Association Dental Admission Test (ADA DAT).

ü Benefit from the opportunity to chat with customer service representatives who can answer questions about ADEA AADSAS.

Dental School Chat Day, May 24 from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time (Online)

ü Interact with dental school admissions officers from more than 50 U.S. dental schools in live, virtual booth spaces.

ü Watch video presentations on financial planning, interviewing and other “hot topics” for successful applicants.

Thank you for your partnership, and for sharing the details of this “can’t miss” event with your students!

– The ADEA GoDental Virtual Fairs Team

Questions? Email us at virtualfairs

Dental School application webinar 4/19

The 2019 ADEA AADSAS Webinar on ADEA AADSAS® (the American Dental Education Association Associated American Dental Schools Application Service) takes place April 19, 2018, from 1:30–2:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

Anyone interested in a career in dentistry should take advantage of this “can’t miss” overview of the application process. Prepare for the “soft launch” of the ADEA AADSAS application on May 15, three weeks earlier than last year. By attending this webinar, students can use this extra time wisely, securing the details needed to prepare and submit an application on June 5, 2018, the first date of submission.

Get a jump-start on the application process and register now!

Posted by
Joyce Fagel, M.A.

Academic Advisor
Advising & Success Coaching Center
Room 5241

Shoreline Community College | 206.546.6984
For appointment: call 206-546-4559

Feb. 8: ADEA Partners With Kaplan to Host FREE DAT Prep Webinar

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is partnering with Kaplan® Test Prep to present Strategies for a Successful DAT to prospective dental school applicants. Your students are invited to a live, one-hour webinar featuring representatives from Kaplan Test Prep and two U.S. dental schools.

Webinar: Strategies for a Successful DAT
Thursday, February 8, 2018
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time


You will learn:

  • How the Dental Admission Test (DAT) factors into the admissions process.
  • Which scores appear in ADEA AADSAS®—the application to dental schools.
  • The best study strategies for test-taking.
  • How to tackle the more complex practice DAT questions.
  • Where to learn more about the DAT.


  • B. Lamont Lowery, Director of Admissions, East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine
  • Kay H. Malone III, D.D.S., FAGD, Admissions Advisor, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Dentistry
  • Petros Minasi, Director of Pre-Health Programs, Kaplan Test Prep

Elizabeth Reitz, M.S.

Director of Recruitment for ADEA Application Services

American Dental Education Association

655 K Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20001

Voice 202-962-9108 | reitze |
The Voice of Dental Education™

ASDA Predental Month events in October

Below is information on our upcoming webinars as part of National ASDA Predental Month in October. I would appreciate you circulating this to your students interested in pursuing dental school. All webinars will be recorded for registrants to access later.

Please note: Some of the listed webinars are free for ASDA members only.

Predental timeline

Oct. 3, 7 – 8:30 p.m. CDT
DAT resources & study habits
Oct. 10, 7 – 8:30 p.m. CDT

Paying for dental school
Oct. 16, 7 – 8:30 p.m. CDT
Free for ASDA members only

Scholarships for aspiring dental students
Oct. 17, 7 – 8:30 p.m. CDT

Interviewing for dental school (live mock interview)
Oct. 23, 7 – 8:30 p.m. CDT
Free for ASDA members only

Non-traditional paths to dental school
Oct. 24, 7 – 8:30 p.m. CDT
Free for ASDA members only

Brian Jones, membership development manager
American Student Dental Association

211 E. Chicago Ave., Suite 700 | Chicago, IL 60611

312-440-2841 |

ASDA can help you get into dental school


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Don’t miss out on the opportunity for an extended membership with the American Student Dental Association. Join today as a predental and receive membership through December 31, 2018 – that includes more than three additional months! As a member, you’ll receive a wealth of benefits, including:

  • Shadowing
  • DAT
  • Personal statement
  • Interviewing
  • And more

Your membership will also extend your network by more than 22,000. ASDA members represent 92% of dental students in the U.S. This network can guide you through the predental timeline. Whether it’s advising you on the Dental Admission Test (DAT) or prepping you for interviews, ASDA members are here to help.

Invest in yourself and let us help you achieve your mission. Join ASDA for only $68.

Already an ASDA member? Then you know the benefits! Share this message with a predental friend you think should join too.
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Dental schools virtual fair, Aug 7

To assist applicants in successfully submitting and completing their ADEA AADSAS®application, the ADEA GoDental Virtual Fairs will open as “ADEA AADSAS Live” for one additional day on Monday, August 7.

All current ADEA AADSAS applicants are invited to join ADEA AADSAS Live—a free, online event for current applicants to chat live directly with customer service representatives regarding the application.

In addition to ADEA AADSAS customer service staff, dedicated experts will be available during the event to offer tips and answer questions about specific topics, including:

§ Fee Assistance Program (FAP) | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time

§ Personal Statement | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time

§ Letters of Evaluation | 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

§ Financing a Dental Education | 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Those applicants who registered for or attended the ADEA GoDental Virtual Fairs on May 21 or June 15 do not need to register again, and will automatically receive information about logging in on August 7, 2017.

Applicants who did not participate in the 2017 ADEA GoDental Virtual Fairs will need register to access the event.

Please contact Chonté James, Director of the Predoctoral Application Service at 202-289-7201 or jamesc with any questions.

UW School of Dentistry Pre-Admissions Workshop 5/16

University of Washington School of Dentistry Presents a Pre-Admissions Workshop

Tuesday, May 16th

5:00 p.m. ~ 6:50 p.m.

Health Sciences Building, Turner Auditorium (Room D209)

Get your questions answered here:

§ How do I apply to dental school?

§ When do I apply to dental school?

§ What are the admission requirements?

§ Preparing my personal statement

§ References

To register for this event, please send an email to memoryb

Let ASDA prepare you for the DAT


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Participate in ASDA DAT Week, April 17-21
The American Student Dental Association (ASDA) invites you to join predental students nationwide in celebrating DAT Week this April.

National Webinars
During the week, national ASDA will host three webinars:

Vital Information and Tips for Taking the DAT (2017)
April 17
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. CDT
Free for members and non-members
Register now

Study Methods for the Natural Sciences (DAT)
April 19
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. CDT
Free for members and non-members
Register now

Dissecting the DAT
April 20
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. CDT
Free for members; $10 for non-members*
Register now

DAT Week Activities
ASDA will offer the following activities for predentals:

  • Blog posts from students who have taken the DAT
  • Shared DAT practice test questions and tips on ASDA’s Facebook and Instagram pages
  • Instagram contest that will challenge creativity and afford predentals the opportunity to earn prizes for participation, including DAT resources and study materials.

*Join ASDA today for $63 and receive access to all ASDA webinars, plus many other benefits.

For more information about DAT Week, go to Brian or 312-440-2841.

Thank you to our DAT Week 2017 sponsor:


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Pacific University Oregon’s School of Pharmacy OPEN HOUSE: April 12th

The School of Pharmacy at Pacific University is excited to announce a wonderful opportunity to further explore a career in pharmacy. You are invited to attend an event to learn more about Pacific University’s Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program, which is an accelerated 3-year PharmD. Pacific PharmD students benefit from an interprofessional curriculum, and have the opportunity to provide international healthcare with their peers.

The School of Pharmacy will be hosting a Spring Open House on Wednesday, April 12th from 6:00-8:00pm. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the program and how to apply.

Open House Registration: Please RSVP

You may also find more details about this event on our website:

I look forward to meeting you on the Health Professions Campus in Hillsboro.

ADEA Predental Student Virtual Fair Information

Do you have students that are:

§ Applying to dental school?

§ Thinking about applying to dental school?

§ Considering many health professions and looking for more specific information about dentistry?

If you answered “Yes!” to any of the above, please share this information about the 2016 ADEA Predental Student Virtual Fair with your students.

The event takes place on June 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Registration is FREE and provides students with access to a 10-hour virtual session and the opportunity to:

§ Chat live with admissions representatives from more than 45 U.S. dental schools.

§ Watch presentations about financing a dental education, creating a successful ADEA AADSAS® application, the dental school application process and many more.

§ Download resources including brochures, videos and dental school information.

§ Network with other students in a live chat forum.

Encourage your student network to visit the ADEA GoDental event page to register and find out which dental schools and organizations will be exhibiting.

We appreciate your help getting the word out!

– The ADEA Virtual Fairs Team