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Logging shadow hours?

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by Alpha13, Nov 17, 2005.

  1. Alpha13

    Alpha13 Member
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    I'm not really sure how the shadowing process works so I hope someone can advise me on this. Do I just ask the dentist to sign a note stating I shadowed X amount of hours, or is there more to it?

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  3. sumozmom

    sumozmom Senior Member
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    i built an .xls and keep my own records

    Good question!
     
  4. howui3

    howui3 1K Member
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    A better way is to ask for a letter of rec. and ask the dentist to include the # of hours you have shadowed. That way you get both. This works well if you spend some time in the dental office (a lot more then the required 30 hours for Tufts)
     
  5. iambatman

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    a better way is to just go to a dentist, and ask him/her if they could write and sign a letter that you worked for him and shadowed for 50+ hours...

    ...and when he says NO...

    ...just give him/her an offer he/she can't refuse... :D
     
  6. howui3

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    but the better way will give you a letter of rec and confirm that you have shadowed x number of hours. Plus, a lot of schools want a LOR from a dentist.
     

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