Dental Students- What E.C's, clubs, etc do you recommend to do in dental school?

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  1. Liz Cecilia

    Liz Cecilia Sampson, grab my coffee 2+ Year Member

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    Current or past dental students, what club and organizations do you recommend joining? I've heard that a good one is ASDA, as well as Give Kids A Smile- anything else that should be on my radar? I'm going to be a D1 at Case this Fall, and don't really have anyone else I can ask this stuff. Thanks :)
     
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  3. Destiny11

    Destiny11 5+ Year Member

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    AGD. Plan yourself for district and national positions in the future. Very rewarding.
     
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  4. Silent Cool

    Silent Cool Member Banned 10+ Year Member

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    I'm assuming you are interested in specializing. If so, the only truly valuable EC would be research. I wouldn't waste time on anything else, unless you really enjoy it. Focus instead all of your time on getting the highest grades possible. That would be your best 'EC.'

    good luck
     
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  5. Golfguy

    Golfguy 5+ Year Member

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    Good Post Silent. I would add that research is also peripheral in most cases. Just get involved in the things you're interested in. If you have a Pedo club, or Ortho club, OS club, etc..., and you want to do any of those specialties, join that. Otherwise, do externships (if available), and get good grades/entrance exam scores.
     

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