American Association of Dental
Schools Application Service (AADSAS)
AADSAS is the application service
that processes your application to get into school. They are responsible for
collecting your personal information (grades, essay,etc.) and sending it out to the dental
schools of your choice.
The ADA is responsible for
administering the Dental Admission Test (DAT). You must sign up with the ADA to take
the DAT. Once you obtain an application and pay the fee, you can register with
Sylvan Learning Systems to actually take the computerized DAT. Also the ADA is a
professional organization of current practicing dentists.
Dental Assocation (CDA)
The Canadian Dental Association (CDA) is the
authoritative (Canadian) national voice of dentistry, dedicated to the
representation and advancement of the profession, nationally and
internationally, and to the achievement of optimal oral health. The CDA is
responsible for administering the Canadian Dental Aptitude Test (DAT). For
test registration information click
The mission of the Association of
Schools and Colleges of Optometry is to serve the American public through the
continued advancement and promotion of all aspects of academic optometry. ASCO
is responsible for administering the Optometry Admission Test (OAT). For test
registration information click
AACP, the national organization representing and supporting all U.S. colleges
and schools of pharmacy and their faculties, is committed to education and
scholarship for improving drug therapy. The AACP web site offers
outstanding information about the field of pharmacy and related student and
application information. For more information, click
The Psychological Corporation (a Harcourt
Assessment Company) administers the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT).
They are responsible for registering and scheduling you to sit for the
exam. Their website is www.pcatweb.info
For more information and on line registration for the PCAT visit their website.
The Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS) is a centralized
application service for colleges and schools of pharmacy provided by the
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). Not all pharmacy schools
require a PharmCAS application. Visit PharmCAS at www.pharmcas.org
to get more information.
United States Air Force Scholarship Program
The United States Air Force has scholarship programs that can pay your way
through professional school. Find out more by clicking here