Latest Posts

More Tips and Tricks for taking the NBDE I

Books to read : There are many books that people refer to like these… Dental Decks (2007) Kaplan Medical NBDE part I Lecture notes First aid for the NBDE I Clinical Microbiology made ridiculously simple Medical Microbiology (Jawetz, Melnick & Adelberg’s) Pathological Basis of disease (7th edition) Textbook ofMedical Physiology (Guyton Hall) Clinically Oriented Anatomy… Read more »

Annual Session is Coming, But What Will You Wear?

Annual Session is business attire–meaning suits, suits and more suits. But on Saturday night, when the lights go down and the dinner dance starts, the only suits that would be appropriate better have shoulder pads. The president’s dinner dance, honoring Corwyn Hopke (Columbia ’11), is an 80’s rock theme. Traditionally, the dinner dance theme is… Read more »

Pittsburgh ASDA: Website Shout Out

This is our third installment of Chapter Website features. Pittsburgh ASDA was a natural pick, given their ASDA Journalism Awards success as 2010 Outstanding Website in Competition. They also took home the glory at Annual Session last year for Outstanding Newsletter Improvement. Their chapter leaders were eager to share some wisdom on all aspects of… Read more »

Tips and Tricks for Taking the NBDE I

So it’s time for you to start preparing for the NBDE I and you don’t know where to start? Here are the all time REAL tips I would recommend to exam-going students. I have used these tips myself and believe me these work! Start with easy subjects: Starting is the problem. Starting with subjects that… Read more »

It’s NFL Playoff Time

Chicago is home to ASDA’s Central Office. Right now it’s a chilly 1°F with a wind chill of somewhere around -20°F. But that’s hardly anything to complain about compared to temperatures Minnesota is dealing with today. Regardless, it is supposed to warm up for Sunday. And if you’re anywhere near the Midwest or you happen… Read more »