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hi
i am seriously considering unlv
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Great integrative curriculum, everything is brand new/state-of-the-art, strong patient pool with very complex treatment plans avialable to students since there was such a shortage of dentists there before the school opened up, supportive environment between students and faculty, ranked in the top 1/4 of schools for NBDE I performance, don't know the NBDE II ranking since their first class graduated only last year, 96% pass rate on NBDE part I.
 

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hi
i am seriously considering unlv
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I heard their facilities are new and faculties are awesome. Although its
a bit expensive, its in Vegas!
 
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I also chose the school because of their integrative curriculum, state of the art facilities, students seem really really happy which is a big plus, good test scores, faculty seem very helpful and nice :D plus they teach you spanish (what I heard from the students-can't go wrong with that)
 

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I heard their facilities are new and faculties are awesome. Although its
a bit expensive, its in Vegas!

Agreed, faculty is awesome there and SO damn friendly! I was chatting with a professor there who went to Harvard, the guy that heads anatomy went to UPenn, some faculty from UCLA, and most of the faculty from the old Northwestern dental school.
 

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Is the guy who went to Harvard Dr. Simmons? He interviewed me and he was super nice and laid back. They all seem laid back which is nice
 

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Yeah, the red-haired fella? Great guy and so down to earth. They received 3,000 applications this year for 75 seats, DAMN!
 

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no....he had black hair. 2 faculty from harvard..awesome!
 

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Is the guy who went to Harvard Dr. Simmons? He interviewed me and he was super nice and laid back. They all seem laid back which is nice

I graduated last year from UNLV and am now in private practice in Southern California. I was very happy with my education and my decision to go to school there. If I had to make the decision again, I would chose UNLV.

I noticed that you are from California. I was worried what patients and other Docs would think about me going to school in Las Vegas. The response has only been positive and usually they say something like, "Oh, I heard that was a great school." It makes me laugh because they don't know anything about the school, but what they say is true.

PM me if you have other questions.
 

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hi
i am seriously considering unlv
what do you guys think about this school?
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I didn't think I would like the school at all being in Vegas and everything....but I pretty much fell in love with it and am so excited to have gotten in (I chose it over 4 other schools). I can't wait to go. I think their curriculum is amazing and its going to really help me learn the material not just memorize it because of how they integrate it. I'm also excited to re-learn my spanish and to have a chance to use it when I'm in the clinics. I think that is an invaluable resource for health professionals. Plus the weather is pretty dang nice there too ;)
 

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uh not for a good 3 months of the year.....unless you like hellish heat :)

Considering I'm from Michigan and I can't stand not having the sun for half the year....uh I think I'll handle it. I hate being cold. I'd rather be hot...and tan :)
 

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agree with Iheart...i'd rather be hot and tan too. can't be that bad.
 
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