In last month’s post, we reviewed the book, “Hot (broke) Messes,” by Nancy Trejos. We received several questions related to that review. We will try to answer them in the next couple months. This time we’ll answer 1) how much should you save in an emergency fund? and 2) can you borrow money for living expenses too and not just tuition and books?
While many of the students at the UConn School of Dental Medicine have spent a great deal of the beautiful New England Fall inside studying and seeing patients, UConn ASDA has been getting students outside for a cause. Our major fundraising push for the first half of the year is supporting the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s Give Back A Smile program.
If you’re in your fourth year of dental school (or just planning ahead), it is a great time to have a game plan after you graduate. Read this post for a few things to consider. Also keep reading for a giveaway of the author’s book!
In this month’s Mingle Monday post, Dr. Colleen Greene shares a story about a missed opportunity she regrets. Take her advice and make sure you make the most of your time in dental school! Watch the video below. Want more networking advice right now? Visit the Networking 101 playlist on ASDA’s YouTube channel.
Were you thinking of going for a ‘dental vacation’? Think again! We have all experienced some sort of bargaining with the roadside vendors, whether it be for paintings, carpets, souvenirs, etc. Now, how would you feel about bargaining with a roadside ‘dentist’ for a pair of dentures or maybe an extraction procedure? Needless to say that the procedure will cost you a fraction of what it would if you went to a qualified dentist with sterilized equipment and years of training but is it worth the price difference at the cost of your own health? (Answer=No.)