Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health (ASDOH)
Pre-Dental Admission Workshop (PAW)
February 1-3, 2018, Mesa, Arizona

The goal of the ASDOH American Indian/Alaska Native Pre-Dental Admission Workshop (PAW) is to promote the health of Indian Country by increasing the number of AI/AN dentists. The workshop will help attendees navigate the dental school application process, strengthen their applications, and expand their professional network.

The workshop will be held at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health in sunny Mesa, Arizona during the depths of winter, just in time to get you ready to apply to dental school. Attendees will receive lodging and a possible travel stipend. Workshop topics include:

  • Hands-On Dentistry in a Simulation Clinic
  • Understanding the Application Process
  • Admissions Test (DAT) Preparation Techniques
  • Personal Statements
  • Interview Process Including Mock Interviews
  • Financial Aid and Scholarship Resources
  • Dental School Tour
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Professional Headshots

Who Should Apply
American Indian and Alaska Natives who:

  • Have a connection to an American Indian or Alaska Native tribe/nation/community and
  • An interest in applying to dental school

Additionally, applicants must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Current high school senior
  • Current undergraduate
  • Recent college graduate who plans on applying to dental school

Application link: