With dental schools closed across the country, many seniors are navigating what the next steps in their dental career look like. Sandya Athigaman is a fourth-year dental student from Carlsbad, New Mexico, attending Texas A&M. After graduation, she plans to practice as a general dentist, serving in Texas. Here, Athigaman talks about the experience at her school and her tips for staying optimistic during these uncertain times.
As dental students, we rarely have time to take for ourselves, let alone to devote to a side job. Long eight-hour days, combined with the need to study for yet another exam, makes free time a precious commodity. However, there are a few ways to make some extra cash on the side without sacrificing too much time and effort.
Are you interested in applying for an ASDA national leadership position? Do you have questions about what council work entails? Here, four national leaders answer questions about what it’s like serving at the national leadership level.
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“What will you do with a music degree if you’re going to dental school?” “Do dentistry and music even tie together?” These were two of the many questions I would hear every time I told someone I was pursuing an undergraduate degree in music. I studied music because it is one of my passions. However, as I progressed further into the course of study, I realized that music and dentistry may not be so different after all.