2022 ADEA GoDental Recruitment Event

Date: Saturday, March 19, 2022
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Pennsylvania Convention Center
Location: Philadelphia, PA

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The 2022 ADEA GoDental Recruitment Event is a FREE in-person event that offers individuals interested in dentistry the chance to meet admissions officers from U.S. and Canadian dental schools and attend interactive presentations to help them be successful applicants.

This dynamic event is geared toward high school, community college and four-year college students, as well as others interested in dentistry.


Video footage was captured during the last in-person event prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit the Health and Safety section to learn about specific safety measures for this year’s event.

Event Schedule

 9:00 - 9:15 a.m.Welcome & Opening Remarks

 9:20 – 9:55 a.m.Keynote: Protecting Your Well-Being When Preparing for Dental School

 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Panel sessions with current dental students and admissions officers

  • Hear from and engage with dental students on issues related to access, diversity and inclusion and protecting one’s well-being during dental school.
  • Get answers to important application questions from our panel of admissions experts.
  • View short video presentations on admissions-specific topics, including shadowing, holistic review, interview tips and the appropriate use of social media when applying to dental school. 
11:30 a.m.Lunch/Break
 Noon - 3:00 p.m.

Recruitment Fair

  • Find the dental school that is the best fit for you during the recruitment fair. Learn what each dental school has to offer and how you fit into their curriculum and environment.
  • Network and engage one-on-one with admissions officers representing U.S. and Canadian dental schools.