ucsf dental

  1. JSG218

    Community Service/Clinical Hours Question?

    Hi all, I am applying to dental school in the summer, and I had a question regarding community service hours. I volunteer in a dental clinic, and I have probably accumulated over 100 hours. The clinic serves underprivileged minorities. Also, I tutored underprivileged children at a...
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    UCSF (IS) vs. UoP

    Hi everyone! I was fortunate enough to receive acceptances to both of these schools and want to get people's opinions on both schools! Tuition for UOP is about $130k a year (total: 390k)while UCSF is $60k a year. I am from the bay area so living cost is not included. I don't want to specialize...
  3. JSG218

    Is my DAT score high enough for top schools?

    Hello, all! Just a quick question that I always find myself pondering: are my DAT scores good enough to get into a competitive dental school? I plan on applying next cycle, so I’m kinda down to the wire. Here are my numbers: GPA (science and non-science are roughly the same): 3.8-3.9 DAT...
  4. JSG218

    UCSF Admissions Chances?

    Hello all! This is my first post outside of DAT Discussions! I recently took the DAT, and I got a 21 AA and a 22 PAT. My sGPA is roughly 3.9. I also have a lot of ECs (100+ hrs of shadowing, volunteering as a dental assistant at a local clinic, tutoring underprivileged kids, various clubs, I...
  5. JSG218

    Finally took the DAT; How competitive of an applicant am I?

    Hello all! Just got out of the DAT, and I’m really happy with my scores! PAT: 22 QR: 18 (kinda disappointed with this one) RC: 20 (surprised by this one) BIO: 20 CHEM: 22 OCHEM: 23 TS: 21 AA: 21 Some more background on me, I’m a junior biochemistry and molecular biology major and I...
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    Chance for CA schools from Out-of-State

    My GPA is 3.9 My DAT is AA 23 PAT 21 I am from Indiana and graduated Indiana University Bloomington. What are my chances of getting into CA schools? (ex. UCLA, UCSF, USC) My activities are descent (research, dental lab, shadowing, leadership, volunteering etc..) I want to know if CA dental...
  7. swadds77

    *** The Official UCSF School of Dentistry Class of 2023 Interview/Acceptance Thread ***

    Hey guys, I didn't see a thread for this school specifically yet, so I decided to create this one! Link to interview prep: University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry Interview Feedback ----> Be sure to give feedback on your interview to help future applicants! :) *edited by...
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    How does UCSF SOD Drug Test their students?

    Hey Everyone, Sorry if this is a dumb question but I cant seem to find a definitive answer anywhere. I was recently admitted to the UCSF SOD and was wondering if we had to perform a drug screening through a third party company like Certphi as part of a background check before arriving? Or...
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    Hi, I am an international dentist and do not know the advantages of one California school on the other. have been accepted to UCSF and USC International Dentist program of 2 years. I want to practice as a general practitioner after my DDS, in the bay area. I want a program that is more clinical...
  10. acemason

    ****The Official UCSF Class of 2022 Interview/Acceptance Thread****

    Welcome to the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Class of 2022 thread! Feel free to post your stats, status updates, interview invites, and acceptances! UCSF SoD Facebook: UCSF School of Dentistry ___________________________________________________________________ UCSF Class of...
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    Post bacc forum 2017-2018 SFSU/UCSF/UCLA

    Just thought I'd make a forum to see when people start to hear back from these post baccs !
  12. ilovekitkat

    I created GetYourDentistOn.com as a free online mentorship site for pre-dental students! AMA!

    Happy New Years Everyone! My name is Dr. Katherine Loi. I am a current Army Dentist and graduate from USC Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry. As an army dentist, I frequently get asked a lot of questions about how to become a dentist. Using my own experience / frustrations during my...