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Pre-­Dental Admission Workshop for American Indians and Alaska Natives

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A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, National Center for American Indian Health Professions
Feb 14, 2019

Sarah Yankton Hill


This program provides a workshop designed to assist American Indians and Alaska Natives in getting ready to apply to dental school.

The workshop will take place February 1-3, 2018 at Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health in Mesa, Arizona. Topics and activities will include:

  • Hands-­on dentistry in a simulation clinic
  • Understanding the application process
  • Admissions test preparation techniques
  • Personal statements
  • The interview process and mock interviews
  • Financial aid and scholarships
  • Networking opportunities

Eligible applicants are American Indians and Alaska natives who:

  1. Have a connection to an American Indian or Alaska native tribe, nation, or community
  2. Have an interest in applying to dental school
  3. Meet one of the following criteria:
    • Current high school senior
    • Current undergraduate
    • Recent college graduate who plans on applying to dental school
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Attendees will receive workshop materials, lodging, and a possible travel stipend.

Application process

Submit the completed application form by email to Sarah Yankton Hill or by mail to:

A.T. Still University
Attn: NCAIHP (Pre-Admission Workshop)
5850 E. Still Circle
Mesa, AZ 85206

Tagged as
American Indian, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian · Health workforce pipeline · Oral health

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