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Advise about my research article

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by radicalry9, May 27, 2008.

  1. radicalry9

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    I have an article published about my experience and what i did for research in the Penn State Ag. magazine. I only have a few copies of the magazine but there is a website that has it and I could print out copies from there.

    How should I include this in my application or should I even include it?

    Also, If you have worked in a Dental office for the last 6 months do you think your previous shadowing hours matter?

    Thanks guys
     
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  3. DRHOYA

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    I would include the research article under "research experience", and mention the publication when describing your research. As far as shadowing goes, you can place the hours under the "dentistry experience" section. If you are like me and have also worked in an office, that can go under "work experience". They will see both. Hope that helps. :thumbup:
     
  4. UCSF2012

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    This is stupid. An article about your research isn't the same as a research publication. The latter is achievement. The former's desperation.
     
  5. Zerconia2921

    Zerconia2921 Bring your A-game!

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    I would hate the game, if there were one....
     
  7. doc3232

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    I don't really understand publications fully, but if it just about your research rather than an achievement then it isn't really worth noting.
    Like UCSF said.
     
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    I wouldn't exactly go as far to say that it's "stupid", but I'm not sure if it's significant enough - adcoms could just see it as a "space-filler" (i.e. desperation, as UCSF2012 so eloquently put it). Rather than including that, I'd just list the lab or PI that you did your research with... if the topic comes up during an interview, you could mention that there was an article writtein about your research...
     
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    Yes, ALL experiences related to dentistry matter... list it all.
     
  10. Dandan9

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    I worked in as dental assistant in my freshman year. should I put this in "work experience" section or "dentistry experience"?
     
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    The article got my research noticed because then I wrote a poster for Experimental Bio conference(national level conference) and took first place my freshman year giving me a full scholarship to complete my education. So therefore saying the article was stupid was very uncalled for and maybe you are putting done others work to replace your emptyness. sorry.
     
  12. DRHOYA

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    Yes, if you were on the payroll, it goes under "work experience", even if it was as a dental assistant. Hours that you were in the office shadowing or volunteering go under the appropriate cateogries. For example like I said before, I had previously shadowed and volunteered for about 3yrs before I was actually employed as a dental assistant. I used both categories to explain each.
     

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