Embracing dental research as a predent: starting a journal club

Realistically, not every predental student will have the opportunity to participate in dental research as an undergraduate. However, it is possible for predentals to find other ways of engaging in dental research and learning about topics relevant to their future profession. With a committed and inquisitive group of students, you can start a dental research journal club…

Surviving the first week of dental school!

Penn started interviewing applicants for class of 2017! It’s hard to believe I am now one of those dental students I formerly stared at with envy. Whenever I walk by our admissions office (and see Corky!), I smile remembering how I ran to my interview across cobblestone streets in heels. Since many of you are future dental students, I wanted to start off with two pieces of advice…

Unique Virtual Event for Predental Students

ADEA will be holding their first virtual exhibit fair for any interested predental student to attend. The event will be held on June 26-27 and registration is free. This is a unique event that allows students interested in dental school to learn more about the profession, the application process and the opportunity to network with… Read more »

VCU hosts predental students

This past March, Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU) ASDA Chapter hosted a Predental Day event geared towards undergraduate predental students. After a warm arrival and Patterson Dental sponsored lunch, we were separated into two groups, or “tracks” for the day based on our year of undergraduate studies. Track 1 was geared towards freshmen and sophomores. Their… Read more »