Upcoming Webinars

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Past Webinar Recordings

  • Overcoming obstacles: The reapplication process

    Oct 24, 2018 at 7:30 PM

    Only 50% of U.S. dental school applicants are admitted each year. What happens when things don't go as planned? What are your next steps? What are the resources you can use to help you evaluate and craft your plan? What tips are available to help you come out stronger on the other side? Register for this members-only webinar to learn proven steps you can take in reapplying. 

    This webinar is only available to ASDA members

  • Mythbusters: Advanced standing dental programs

    Oct 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM

    Are you a graduate of a dental school outside of the U.S.? This session will discuss the specific steps to becoming a U.S.-trained dentist. The Advanced Standing/International Dental Student Advisory Committee will also be sharing personal tips that will help you during the application process and fitting into an existing dental school class. 

    This webinar is only available to ASDA members

  • How to be a well-rounded dental school applicant

    Oct 10, 2018 at 7:30 PM

    Dentistry is a demanding, multifaceted profession. Dental schools in the U.S. are looking at grades and scores, but they are also reviewing skills and experiences that can make a contribution to the profession. What can you do in your undergraduate years to make the strongest presentation to the admissions committee?  Submit your questions ahead of time through Facebook or Instagram, and members of the Predental Advisory Committee and others will get you answers.

    This webinar is only available to ASDA members

  • The Dental School Experience

    Oct 3, 2018 at 7:30 PM

    What is dental school really like? What are the classes like? How does it differ from undergraduate?  How much studying is there? When do I get to work with patients? Will I have a social life? Do I need a supplemental job? How do I start the process of choosing a specialty? What are the different program options and when do I need to decide which to pursue? Learn the answers to these and other questions during this Predental Month webinar. 
  • Conquer the science and math sections of the DAT

    Apr 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM

    The survey of natural sciences section of the DAT aims to test your knowledge of biology, general chemistry and organic chemistry. It consists of 100 questions and will be a marathon of an exam. The quantitative reasoning section contains mathematics-based questions that range from basic algebra to numerical comparison. During this webinar, the panelists will discuss both sections and offer practice questions for you to test your knowledge. Panelists will also share useful test-taking strategies to help you conquer the DAT on test day.

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    This webinar is only available to ASDA members

  • Strategies for the PAT

    Apr 18, 2018 at 7:00 PM

    The perceptual ability test (PAT) portion of the DAT is unlike any other test you have taken. The questions in this section challenge your three-dimensional and two-dimensional visualization skills. During this webinar, panelists will discuss the six different types of questions you will encounter. You will have a chance to try your hand at answering mock PAT questions, hear about popular testing strategies and learn more about PAT study resources and strategies.

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    This webinar is only available to ASDA members

  • Vital Information and Tips for Taking the DAT

    Apr 17, 2018 at 7:00 PM

    The Dental Admission Test (DAT) is an integral part of applying to dental school and can be a source of tremendous stress for predental students. During this webinar, staff from the ADA, who administers the DAT, will provide general information on the registration process and the exam, tips for studying, common problems encountered by test takers, and the most frequently asked questions. At the end, we will open it up to questions from attendees.

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  • ASDA 101

    Mar 1, 2018 at 7:30 PM

    Join a member of ASDA's executive committee, the former predental consultant and central office staff to learn more about the American Student Dental Association and predental members' role in the organization. Attendees will understand the mission of ASDA, benefits of being a predental member and how to form an official ASDA predental chapter. We encourage predental chapters and clubs to share this presentation with their members.