Concorde Career Colleges Reviews of Certificates in Dental Assistant

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  • Annual Tuition: $13,997 - $31,540
25% of 12 students said this degree improved their career prospects
33% of 12 students said they would recommend this program to others
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Reviews - Certificates in Dental Assistant

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Janine A.
  • Reviewed: 4/6/2022
  • Degree: Dental Assistant
"I graduated with a 4.0 and was very excited to start my career as a dental assistant. However, the graduate advisors sat on their hands and never helped me gain employment. Everywhere I went, I was told I needed a minimum of 2 years of experience of which I had only gained my internship hours and the Dentist I completed them with was not hiring. The graduate counselor I was assigned to told me I was pretty much on my own. A school I was hoping would be my stepping stone into a better career ended up being my biggest regret. I would advise for others to attend another school completely after researching its reliability of graduate counselors."
  • Reviewed: 11/11/2019
  • Degree: Dental Assistant
"Concorde in Dallas is a joke. I learned absolutely nothing. Paid good money for a pitiful education. They say they will help you find a job but all they will do is refer you to indeed (which anyone can do). If you need any help after graduation, they are not helpful at all. I don’t know what graduate advisors get paid for. Concorde is my biggest regret."
Concord dental assistant SD disapointment
  • Reviewed: 7/26/2019
  • Degree: Dental Assistant
"College is unprofessional. Its a joke, the classes are spoon fed to you like you are an idiot. And even when you ace everything the teachers find ways to fail you. Bullying by teachers and students, worse than high school. A complete waste of time and money."
  • Reviewed: 10/19/2018
  • Degree: Dental Assistant
"This school is definitely a joke. Do not waste your money coming here. $17,000 for the dental assistant program is a little much for the poor education you get. I went to the San Bernardino one and they dont tell you that you have a different teacher every month. They also dont tell you how you randomly start in different chapters each month and get random classmates to new students to where you have to do orientation all over again. I was expecting maybe 2 teachers one for lecture and one for lab but no. Each month is someone knew. Definitely consider going somewhere else. This place is also not military friendly. I was told I could use MYCAA but come to find out Concorde is on a locked school status so theyre not even accepting anything. A month into my program I was told I randomly owed an extra $1,000. So no. Dont waste your time here"
Arionna Holmes
  • Reviewed: 5/24/2018
  • Degree: Dental Assistant
"I went to Concorde back in 2015-2016. I wouldnt recommend any one who is attending to go for programs like dental assisting or medical assisting. Its really not worth your money and most times in that particular field you dont get paid that much from companies. I went from making 10 dollars a hour to 14 and after taxes I was still making what I made with 10 an hour. Any who my teacher was a b**** and who ever she liked the most she put on good extermships. The school doesnt really care other than the fact that you are a business opportunity. I just recently went back because of the respiratory therapist program and after my enrollment didnt complete I tried calling Amy from administration for other information but she never returned my call once she new I wasnt the next business opportunity ."
Concerned Student
  • Reviewed: 4/3/2018
  • Degree: Dental Assistant
"Signed up and at the time was told I could sit for CODA and DANBE certification. Which found out later is untrue. The classes never had any instruments needed to complete course work, X-Ray machine rarely worked, books out of date, and some days the school had no water. Instructors were not certified to teach, they were just random people who worked in a Dental Office, the instructors would come and go as they pleased, high turn over, there is no Dental Assisting Director. This school does not put your education first. As a matter of fact it is put on the back burner. They would rather make money then actually educate you. Many dental offices in the area will not hire from this school. Spent way more money than I found out I needed to spend. Please do your research before signing up for this school. Horrible and questionable recruiting practices."
  • Reviewed: 7/13/2017
  • Degree: Dental Assistant
"They lied from beginning to end. When I first registered I specifically asked if they were an accredited school. Comes to find out, the DANB does not recognize them. Therefore, all my hard work was for nothing. It has been next to impossible to find a job as an assistant because of this. Not to mention, the other students are the ones that are showing you how to do things, not the teachers."
  • Reviewed: 8/9/2016
  • Degree: Dental Assistant
"I sit in class for 30-45 minutes till the instructor finally decides to start teaching, but we get in trouble if we're 10 minutes late. The director is rarely here and when he is, he does a horrible job at making mends meet. I don't suggest this school if you're going for DA. It's a waste of time and money."
Tatiana W.
  • Reviewed: 9/16/2015
  • Degree: Dental Assistant
"I feel like I learned how to make something of myself here. I've learned a lot and I've learned how to make a career in something I enjoy doing. Enrolling was one of the best decisions I've ever made and I would highly recommend anyone to go here is they want to be successful and to meet great people that only want the best for you."
  • Reviewed: 7/27/2015
  • Degree: Dental Assistant
"I graduated from the Concorde Career College in Memphis,TN back in October.2013. I haven't found a job yet I wish I had someone to tell me about this school before attending please don't attend this school if you're pursuing a career in dental assisting"
  • Reviewed: 6/16/2014
  • Degree: Dental Assistant
"Like everyone trying to find a school that'll work for them I was very hesitant about going to a school I saw as an annoying ad on TV over and over again. But something about that time in my life I knew I needed a change and this school just fit. There were a few instructors that we're not very good teachers thankfully I never had them as the one instructor I had which was incredible ended up moving out of state. Not sure if the program is as good as it once was when I was there but I'm very successful in my career and advancing because Concorde gave me that head start."
Kirby Brown
  • Reviewed: 4/8/2014
  • Degree: Dental Assistant
"I'm still in school but I can honestly say that yes my degree is/will be helpful to my career."