Welcome! Whether you are a freshman student just beginning to think about becoming a dentist, or a current applicant to dental school, we invite you to explore all the sections below. The Health Professions and Prelaw Center will support you throughout the process of preparing for dental school: from advising you on the courses you should take to helping you through all the complex steps of the application process. Admission to dental school is becoming increasingly competitive. Students need to plan carefully and thoroughly from the start in order to be successful. Please read the sections below to learn more about preparing for a career in dentistry.
- Preparing for a Career in Dentistry
- Dental Admission Test (DAT)
- Applying to Dental School
- Letters of Recommendation for Dental School
- The Dental School Interview
For Parents & High School Students
Applying to Dental School?
HPPLC offers guides to the application process and a variety of workshops on Writing a Personal Statement, Preparing Your Application, and Interview Skills. Sign up for the HPPLC email list so you will receive notices of these events, and more. Make sure to start a file with the HPPLC Recommendation Service and begin obtaining letters of recommendation early.