PASS MATCH 2013

Report
Anastasiya Quimby
ASDA Licensure Chair
UIC ADEA Representative
The last 3 years felt something
like this
Soon we’ll feel like this
…and for some of us one more
mountain is left to climb
ADEA PASS 2013
May 22, 2012
Feb 15, 2013
Preparing for the cycle
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Register for Match
 PASS and MATCH are 2 different services
 You are NOT automatically enrolled in Match
if you registered for PASS or vice-versa
 Not ALL programs participate in Match
 To find out which programs do go to:
○ ADEA PASS Program Search Engine at
http://web.adea.org/webapps/EPS/
Preparing for the cycle
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Check with individual programs
regarding their specific requirements
 Due dates?
○ NOTE: Most programs close application cycle
much earlier than February!
 Photos?
 Additional application fee?
 Background check?
 Anything else?
Preparing for the cycle
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ETS Personal Potential Index
 ADEA PASS REQUIRES ETS PPI to be
completed
○ Recommended 3 evaluators, limited to 5
○ Comments are strongly encouraged
 ADEA PASS does NOT REQUIRE letters
of recommendation
○ Check with specific programs they may
REQUIRE a LOR
○ Limited to 2 LOR that can be submitted via
ADEA PASS
Beginning the application
process
APPLY EARLY
Standard Application Documents
submitted to PASS
Essay
 Professional Evaluations
 Personal Potential Index (PPI)
 Institution Evaluation from the Dean of
the school
 Official Dental School Transcripts
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 Most programs require all grades for D3
Sections of PASS
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Biographical Data
Background Information
Professional Experience
Test Scores
Awards Distinctions, Prizes
Extracurricular Activities
Undergraduate/Graduate Colleges Attended
Dental School(s) Attended
Advanced Dental Education (Postdoctoral) Program(s) Attended
ETS® PPI for ADEA (required)
Institution Evaluation
Professional Evaluations (optional)
Essays
Program Designations
Pay & eSubmit
MATCH registration
Completed within PASS
 Separate registration fee
 Rank order lists are submitted after
interviews
 Phase I: Ortho and Dental
Anesthesiology
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 Match results: End of November
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Phase II: OMFS, Pedo, GPR, AEGD
 Match results: End of January
Mailing documents to PASS
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If you are mailing via USPS
 ADEA PASS Processing Department
P.O. Box 9115 Watertown, MA 02471
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If you are mailing via FedEx, UPS, DHL
 ADEA PASS Processing Department C/O
Liaison International 311 Arsenal St.,
Suite 15 Watertown, MA 02472
Documents NOT accepted by
PASS
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Official National Board Dental Examination
Score Reports
Official TOEFL Score Reports
Official GRE Score Reports
Undergraduate (non-dental) Transcripts
Mark Sheets
Birth Certificates
Diplomas
CV/Resumes
Bank/Financial Statements
Photographs
Submitting PASS application
Application will not be processed unless
a required payment was made
 Fees quoted for 2012 cycle
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 Basic application processing fee (includes
one essay) $185 for the first program and
$65 for every additional program
 $35 for additional essays that could be
submitted to individual schools
Pass Application Program
Submission
ADEA PASS begins distributing PASS
applications that were completed and
paid for in June.
 Programs have access to it immediately
 NOTE: it’s your responsibility to monitor
that all of the required documents were
received by ADEA PASS
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Helpful Links
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ETS PPI info
 http://www.adea.org/dental_education_pathway
s/pass/Applicants/General%20Instructions/Page
s/ETSPPI.aspx
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Program Search Engine:
 http://web.adea.org/webapps/EPS/
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Complete Instructions:
 http://www.adea.org/dental_education_pathway
s/pass/Applicants/General%20Instructions/Docu
ments/Domestic%20Instructions.pdf
Questions?
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Contact ADEA PASS at:
 [email protected]
 617-612-2065
○ 9AM-4PM, ET, Mondays through Fridays
except US federal holidays

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