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average age of dental students

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by groovy, Feb 5, 2002.

  1. groovy

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    i was just wondering what the average age of a first year dental student is?
    is 26 too old?
     
  2. sanara

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    I heard 24 is average, so 26 is not too old at all. It also depends on the number of people in the class.
     
  3. qdog91

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    i'm 30 and starting in the fall

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    A friend of mine is 32 and is joining BU this fall-Advanced standing !!
     
  5. groovy

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    its good to know that age does not matter!!!
     
  6. MsPurtell

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    I'll be 34 when I start this Fall! I've heard of first year students in their forties!!
     
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    I'll be applying this summer for the 2003 entering class. That will put me close to 29 when I actually start dental school (providing that I get accepted). :p

    I think that it's great to have a wide age range in your dental school class. The older students provide a mature insight into life experience for the younger ones, and the younger students keep us older guys young while we are turning gray in dental school. :D
     
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    I'm 26 too Docie, and will be starting this fall...too old?....pleeease....it's called 'life experience'... :D
     
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