school comes with a different set of stressors than college or the working
world,” says Joan Daniel, a second-year dental student at the University of New
England College of Dental Medicine. “All at once, you are expected to learn a
variety of new, challenging concepts and clinical skills, balance school with
family, friends and other responsibilities, all while making it look completely
manageable the whole time. Free time is rare and it’s easy to feel fatigued by
the end of the day.” Read on for Ms. Daniel’s words of advice on how students
can avoid feeling burned out.
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How is your body positioned at this very moment? How are your arms and legs situated? Are your shoulders slouched? Is your head tilted downward? Regardless of the answers, you just practiced mindfulness simply by ... See More
As you make plans to enter dental school, it is vital to maintain good financial habits. The cost of a dental education depends on many factors, but the bottom line is that with advance planning, dental school is an affordable ... See More
Studying for the DAT may seem daunting at first, but with a study plan tailored to your availability, goals, strengths and weaknesses, your target score is within reach. A quick Google search will reveal several DAT study guides from which ... See More
For many predental students, getting into dental school will be one of their greatest accomplishments. For me, this dream began in high school, and from there I began my lifelong journey to becoming a dentist. Not having a dentist to ... See More
Just like most predental students, I felt the pressure of getting into dental school. I worked extra hard during my undergraduate years and studied for months to ensure a strong score on my Dental Admission Test (DAT). All with the ... See More
The ADEA GoDental team recently had an impactful encounter with a determined second-year dental school student with an inspiring story to share. Read on as nontraditional student Carol Gilbert-Orrego, M.S., RDN, LDN, chronicles the ups and downs she faced on her long road to dental school in a vivid portrayal of perseverance, courage and good old American grit.
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about dental school debt? A military scholarship could be your answer. Dental
student Ben Anders talks about his future with the Air Force and how he will
serve his country while developing his dental career.
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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
“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