May 12, 2020
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Pre-Dental
Hey, everyone. I desperately want to get into dental school this cycle after getting burned badly last cycle (I am a reapplicant) because I messed up a lot along the way in preparing to apply.

My stats:

School: UCLA
Major: Biochemistry
Overall GPA: 3.5
Science GPA: 3.4
DAT Score (PAT/QR/RC/Bio/GC/OC/TS/AA): 20/25/22/20/23/23/22/23 tldr: 23AA 20PAT 22TS

Volunteering: 80 hours at the UCLA School of Dentistry as a dental volunteer
Shadowing: ~100 hours of shadowing a dentist (perio)
Employment/Dental Experience: over 1500 hours of experience as a dental assistant with the above-mentioned dentist after graduating. I am very proud of this because I saw and learned a lot.
Research: Summer of 2016 undergraduate researcher at USC Keck School of Medicine, 2017 undergraduate researcher at UCLA Brain Research Institute, 2017-2018 undergraduate researcher at UCLA Department of Chemistry.
Honors: Dean's list 3 times, UCLA Summer Fellowship
LOR: 2 science professors, 1 non science professor, 1 dentist I worked with

Schools: Case Western
LECOM
Marquette
MUSC (interviewed here last cycle)
Midwestern-AZ (friend goes here with similar stats)
Touro
Tufts
UCLA (reach)
University of Colorado
University of Connecticut
Detroit Mercy
UNLV
Western
Pacific
University of Maryland
University of Pittsburgh
VCU
University of Michigan (reach)
 
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