Attending the Summer Medical Dental Education Program at Columbia University during the summer of my freshman year helped me immensely. I got acclimated to the school, met many like-minded individuals, gained clinical and professional experience, and most importantly, I learned how to learn.
Permit me this brief aside and allow me to deconstruct this notion of “sneaking in” before I even get into my post. In reality, one does not- can not- “sneak” into dental school. Professional schools are extremely competitive, and the case was no different for the incoming class of 2017, for which I applied.
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