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National Boards Part 1 &2 ranking

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by baracuda, Nov 25, 2001.

  1. baracuda

    baracuda Member 7+ Year Member

    Oct 18, 2001
    Does anyone know how I can get the ranking of all dental school's performances on the national boards? Is there a web site that gives this info?

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  3. waiting

    waiting Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Jul 9, 2001
    None that I know of...usually most schools will tell u during your interview if you ask them (at least a rough figure, like top 25%, etc.) and sometimes give you the exact figure....which is usually the case when they're looking to brag about their scores more (e.g., Harvard, UConn, Columbia)....Now I just mentioned those 3 schools, which "happened" to be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd on Part I last year....What do they all have in common?? At all 3 of those schools you take the basic science classes with the med students....Hence, you learn a ton of science, more so than probably any other schools, and do well when it comes time for boards....does this automatically mean you'll get a better education? Highly debatable, as there are pros and cons to receiving a more broader medical background rather than focusing mainly on the oral cavity....e.g., like it coming at the expense of u not learning much about the mouth until your 3rd yr......but, I won't argue either case, at least not yet....hope this helps!

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