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OMFS externships question

Discussion in 'Dental Residents and Practicing Dentists' started by ledentiste, Jul 19, 2012.

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  1. ledentiste

    ledentiste 2+ Year Member

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    Hey guys,
    I am planning on doing an externship during Christmas break and I was looking at some omfs programs and realized that some of the program (LSU, Parkland) ask for your class rank. They want you to be in the top 1/3.
    When you apply for the externship at these 2 programs, do you really have to be in the top of your class to get accepted? I did one externship already and they didn't ask me about my rank.
    Any info will help
    Thanks
     
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  3. Michael Scarn

    Michael Scarn 2+ Year Member

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    No. That's not true. Go ahead and "apply"
     
  4. ledentiste

    ledentiste 2+ Year Member

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    Thanks, that really makes me feel better. To follow up, how soon do I need to apply for the externship at LSU or Parkland for Christmas? I was going to do it in September when I receive my NBME score. Let me know if I should apply early.
     
  5. MoralDecay

    MoralDecay

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    Are there any internship opportunities for first-year dental students?
     
  6. The Dawgfather

    The Dawgfather 5+ Year Member

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    None that I know of
     

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