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Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by ibo man, May 18, 2002.

  1. ibo man

    ibo man Senior Member
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    How many african american predent students are on this forum. Just wandering I heard that the number of african americans applying to dental school continue to decrease every year is this true.
     
  2. Kung Foo

    Kung Foo Mad Scientist...
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    sorry - i'm a white girl, and honestly can't rember meeting any AA applicants at any of my interviews (though to be honest remember my co-applicants was the least of my concerns) - but i worked with an African girl 2 years ago who was starting dental school at Indiana in the fall of that year
     
  3. Yah-E

    Yah-E Toof Sniper
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    I know that dental schools are trying hard to encourage African Americans to apply. I know all the summer enhancement dental programs such as HCOP programs are aimed for African Americans applicants. Last summer at Marquette, I had the pleasure of working with 8 African American pre-dental students and we all had a blast. African American applicants have always been at a low number and I doubt it's decreasing. If it's decreased, that's because the total number of applicants in the nation applying to dental schools is decreased! Just my thought.

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  4. ibo man

    ibo man Senior Member
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    Yah-E
    I did my undergraduate studies at UofMN. I will say it was not a pleasant experience, maybe one day we can share our experiences at the U. just a thought
     
  5. Big_Poppa DDS

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    only 1-2 african americans per class at marquette and only 2 in my class.
     

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