Nebraska student earns rare perfect score on dental school admissions test

A student at the University of Nebraska Kearney recently scored a perfect 30 on the Dental Admission Test.

Mara Hemmer, who is currently studying biology as part of the pre-dental program, took the Dental Admission Test May 23 after three months of preparation, according to a June 17 news release. 

Ms. Hemmer is the second person in the past five years to earn a composite score of 30 on the test, according to the American Dental Association. The average score for the test is 19. 

Ms. Hemmer graduates from the UNK pre-dental program in May 2025. 

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