February 23rd Meeting Recap & Summer Dental School Experience Opportunity

Hi Predents!

Thanks to all who made it to the meeting on Monday. Hope you enjoyed learning about dental specialties from the prosthodontist, endodontist, and oral surgeons who spoke to our group.

If you have any questions about the AmeriCorps VISTA position at CDC, please email Nassim Sarkarati at nassimsarkarati@gmail.com. The application is due April 3rd. A flyer with more information is available on the meeting minutes page.

SUMMER DENTAL SCHOOL EXPERIENCE

Dear University of MN Pre-dental Club Members, Hello!  We are offering a two-week Summer Dental School Experience program at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry for rising juniors and seniors interested in pursuing a career in dentistry.  This program contains the following features (plus more):

  1. It’s FREE!
  2. DAT preparation through mini review sessions in biology and chemistry (general and organic chemistry)
  3. Hands-on experiences to develop psychomotor skills
  4. Writing sessions for personal statements and essays
  5. Individual advising session with the Assistant Dean for Admissions and Diversity
  6. Oral health disparities discussions and potential research topics

Interested students should email MaiSee Moua-McDaniel at hcop@umn.edu or call 612-625-7477 to learn more about the program or to ask questions.

Applications are due April 1, 2015.

For more information on the Summer Dental School Experience, student qualifications, and application materials, please visit:  http://www.dentistry.umn.edu/programs-admissions/building-bridges/summer-program/index.htm and check out the attached brochure.

Have a wonderful day!

Sincerely,

Naty Lopez,

Ph.D. Program Director, Building Bridges to a Career in Dentistry Assistant Dean, Office of Admissions and Diversity

DON’T FORGET!
DAT study groups are held every Monday in MCB 2-120 from 6-8 pm (except for meeting Mondays). There are plenty of prep books available for checkout in the Health Careers Center on the 2nd floor of Moos.

NEXT MEETING
The next Pre-Dental Club meeting will be held on Monday, March 30th.. hope to see you all there!

Best, PDC

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