Adrien Lewis

How to get the perfect letter of recommendation

letters_residencyweekYou’ve worked your tail off throughout dental school to make good grades and pass NBDE Parts I and II, but there’s one more thing so crucial to that residency application: recommendation letters. Programs can see on paper how well you have performed academically these past few years, but it’s the letters from those who know you best that really make your application stand out. After going through the process this past year, I have a few tips for getting the right recommendation letters and thanking those who supported you.

What to pack for Annual Session 2016

Logo-dallas-artY’all, ASDA Annual Session is coming to Dallas, Texas! If you’ve never been to Texas or you’ve never been to an ASDA Annual Session, then you’ve come to the right place. As chair of the Council on Sessions and a born and raised Texan, I am very excited for you to experience the place I call home!

I’m sure you have heard that everything is bigger in Texas and Dallas definitely lives up to it! Dallas is known for its beautiful skyline, art, culture, nightlife, sightseeing, sports, shopping and some good Texas hospitality.  A few Texas dental students have offered some tips on what to wear, what to bring and how to make the most of meeting!

How did predental involvement impact your college experience?

TMOM - Baylor ASDAApplying to dental school can be pretty scary! You have so many things to think about such as: shadowing hours, community service, networking, where to apply, when to apply, when to take the DAT, what to wear to the interview, and so much more! Predental organizations are a great way to get involved with a network of other predental students that are working towards the same goal: getting in to dental school!