First Semester D1 Recap

First semester of D1 year is a real challenge! Brian Garner and Tenzin Sengye, D1 students at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, provide an inside look into what to expect during your first semester. It's been a pleasure to follow Brian and Tenzin's journey into dental school. Read their First Semester D1 Recap…

Motivational Interviewing

Today's blog post features my favorite interviewee yet...my younger brother, Jason! Jason is currently studying at Liberty University's Clinical Mental Health Program to become a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC). He is super passionate about counseling, and has the most empathetic heart. Jason's future patients are fortunate to have his expert guidance. ❤️ What…

How to Ace Gross Anatomy

Within the didactic curriculum, Gross Anatomy is a heavy-hitter. Typically, it’s the D1 course assigned the most credits; therefore, it’s weighed the most heavily in your GPA calculation. Acing Gross Anatomy will significantly benefit your GPA and class ranking, opening opportunities for scholarships and future specialization. My advice to D1’s, above all else, is ace…