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ends...and acceptance.

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by chancer, Mar 11, 2007.

  1. chancer

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    Hi,

    Late 20's and finishing up my undergrad science pre-req's. My overall gpa is around a 3.4 but science classes are closer to 3.0.

    Still haven't made up my mind on what program I will apply to, but denistry is becoming more attractive for a lot of reasons.

    I have read however that dental school acceptance is extreme. Like 5% or something. Is this true? Also, I pretty have spent my savings on undergrad.

    So, all postbac will be private and gov loans. Is anyone else funding their postbac entirely the same way.

    thanks.
     
  2. nate28

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    Each school individually is about 5%, but remember that people apply to multiple schools so overall there's about a 33% acceptance rate (about 12,000 applicants for 4,500 spots).

    Don't worry about having to take out loans. Almost everyone has to take out some kind of loan, but the rewards are great.
     
  3. armorshell

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    I disagree, you should definitely worry about your loans. Take them, but still worry about them.
     
  4. pmantz

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    By the time I am done will be 280K in debt add my wifes 35K thats 315K. Oh my gosh!!!!!!
     
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