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taking a leave of absence

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by papi21, Dec 10, 2008.

  1. papi21

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    How will taking a leave of absence for a year or a semester to travel to Oregon or Brazil to set my life straight affect the decision on the admissions council? I think it'll be a good experience and something cool to tell in my interview. I could get a job during that time too.
     
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  3. AlwaysImproving

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    woohoo Brazil!! I am from there :D:hardy::highfive::soexcited::clap::bow::welcome::corny::banana::biglove:

    I must also say that I love the US!

    Sorry for not answering your question, I don't know the answer...
     
  4. Flossy13

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    i think it would either not effect, or if anything, positively affect your application. just make sure to keep doing some volunteer work or get a dental related job.. jsut keep building your app stronger
     
  5. dent2009

    dent2009 YEEE BOI
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    Oregon or Brazil? Interesting choices...
     
  6. schwing

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    i don't think it would really matter. as long as you do your pre-reqs, gpa, dat, dental experience and don't get into any trouble. probably make you more mature and have some experience to talk about. i don't know what you mean by 'setting your life straight', but doing that and coming back strong seems like a positive thing!

    oregon or brazil - why there? i agree, interesting choices.
     
  7. Simiam

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    Most Mormon applicants have 2 year leaves of absences for missions for their church... It hasn't negatively affected them so I'd say you're fine.
     

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