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Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by hockeydentist, Jul 31, 2002.

  1. hockeydentist

    hockeydentist 1K Member 7+ Year Member

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    The eye of the storm
    chances of getting an interview

    GPA is 3.2

    Science GPA is 3.1

    still have a year to get it up

    taking the DAT in summer 03

    Major Biology
    minor Health

    worked between 30-40 hours a week while going to school as in a retail buisness. I have not stopped working since I became 16.

    volunteer experience
    one summer of medical clinic experience
    3months in surgical outpatient clinic
    one summer of shadowing dentist at UT houston dental school

    workining in a human physiology lab for 4 months working 30 hours a week. Possilblity of being published on an experiment that I am working on.

    Also played minor pro hockey with the Houston Blast while going to school last year.

    for the past 2 years I have been LSAMP scholar at UH
    as well as a physics TA assistant .

    Also finally I don't know if I should include this but Iam also hearing impaired. I wear a bone conductor hearing aid. Not sure if I should include but it does have an affect on my school work.

    Just want to see what you guys would say?

    thanks a lot
    Hockeydentist
     
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  3. Qoo

    Qoo Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    I think you have an excellent chance in all 3 texas schools!!! try to pull ur gpa up to around a 3.3 and do above a 19 on the DAT as those are the average of matriculants in tx. if u continue to shadow at UTH, try meeting some faculty members. they might be on the ad comm!! u then will be able to get some inside info from them or even a rec letter. good luck to u!

    ~Qoo
     
  4. DATMATT

    DATMATT SISU 7+ Year Member

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    Question:

    Are you banking on your hockey pals to bring you all your business?


    If you are determined as you post indicated and do not let up I think you will get in. Press on!

    Good Luck

    Matt
     
  5. vixen

    vixen I like members 10+ Year Member

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    Funny! :laugh:
     
  6. hockeydentist

    hockeydentist 1K Member 7+ Year Member

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    speakin of hockey pals. I know when I become a dentist , I going to theme my office in a hockey theme. Have pics of hockey players smiling with no teeth. Scare the little kids into brushing your teeth. If you don't brush this is what your teeth are going to look like:clap:
     
  7. DATMATT

    DATMATT SISU 7+ Year Member

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    Side note,

    When the Wings won the cup a couple years ago there was a painting based on a picture of Stevie Y. (Yzerman?) He was smiling with a huge grin with a full set of teeth. Later I saw the actual photgraph and he was missing his front teeth. The artist embellished it just a bit.
     

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