The Dos and Don’ts of Observing

We recently hosted two student observers in our dental office. It was a surreal experience to come full circle! I remember observing my mentor (Dr. Stephen O’Brien) chair-side in 2012, praying that I had what it took to gain admission into dental school. Now, I am hosting student observers myself! Having been in the shoes…

Write the Perfect Personal Statement

Your personal statement provides the admissions committee a glimpse into who you are, beyond your GPA and DAT score. This is your chance to “sell yourself!” Why should you be selected for admission? What past experiences demonstrate that you will be a successful dental student and dentist? Given the importance of your personal statement, it’s…

Considering a Post-Bacc Program?

As a non-traditional dental student, my path to a career in dentistry was unique (read more about my journey on the About page). Once I decided to pursue a career change, I enrolled in a post-baccalaureate program, where I completed the prerequisites for dental school alongside a cohort of 60 fellow career-changers. Here are the top…