Tips From Current D.D.S. and D.H. Students

What I Learned From My Dental School Application Journey

Posted by ADEA on May 22, 2015
Listen to a panel of first-year dental students share some of the surprises and challenges they encountered during the dental school application process. In this free, 45 minute webinar recording, first year dental students reflect back on their experience applying to dental school and share some of the surprises and challenges they encountered along the way. ... See More

Serving through volunteerism and advocacy

Posted by Jeremy Jordan on February 20, 2015
“Dental students are like snowflakes—each one is different,” Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry’s Senior Associate Dean for Student Services, Dr. Michael Healy, once said. “In fact, if you ask a room full of one hundred dental students ‘why dentistry?’ you’re almost certain to get one hundred answers.” ... See More

The Importance of Giving Back

Posted by Lauren Kuhn on December 03, 2014
Don’t have a lot of extra time that you don’t know how to use? Nope, neither do I! As a predental student, I had almost every minute planned out as I carefully balanced my time between studying and attending classes, workshops, club meetings, etc. With so little time to spare, why would giving back be a good idea? Six major rewards come to mind:
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Nine Reasons Why You Should Apply To SMDEP Today!

Posted by Marteki Codjoe on November 13, 2014
In 2011, I decided to apply to the Summer Medical and Dental Educational Program (SMDEP). I was so happy to be accepted to SMDEP at Case Western Reserve University, and I had no idea I was about to have the best summer of my life. Three years later, I am actually a dental student. As an SMDEP alumna, I want to share my thoughts on why you should apply today
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My first impressions of dental school

Posted by Chelsea Walters on September 11, 2014
I started dental school just 23 days ago in August 2014 and I was so nervous about what to expect. Well, to my surprise, the academic butterflies in my stomach quickly vanished. My dental school experience so far has been great! Hopefully this peek into my journey will give you some idea of what to expect when you start dental school. ... See More