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Will your school have a "WHITE COAT CEREMONY"?

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by Yah-E, Mar 12, 2002.

  1. Yah-E

    Yah-E Toof Sniper 10+ Year Member

    A white coat ceremony is really a cool experience that symbolizes the start of your professional life and education. This ceremony originated with the allopathic medical schools and soon carried its prestige to the osteopathic medicine and dental medicine arena! At Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine (my current post-bac. school), I saw my DO classmates go through it and it was awesome!! Family and friends were invited to attend and I am pumped to receive my "white coat" when I start my dental education next year I was thinking!

    During my interview at Nova Southeastern University, I asked a first year if they had this recognition ceremony and he said that they (Nova) just started last year!! NYU has this ceremony as well! Check out this link and check out your school to see if you'll have one! :cool:

    <a href="http://www.nyu.edu/Dental/whitecoat/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.nyu.edu/Dental/whitecoat/index.html</a>
     
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  3. groundhog

    groundhog 1K Member 10+ Year Member

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    In response to your eagle question, don't look a gift horse in the mouth. You can take time to soar again after you have eaten all of those dumb turkies.
     
  4. steiner19er

    steiner19er Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    IU has one, last year it was the first weekend after school started. I was looking at the Alumni Bulletin, they had a big write up about it, it looked kind of cool. That was the first year for it, and I assume that they are going to continue it.

    One last thing: does anybody remember thebeyonder? What ever happened to that guy? Was he acosted by a bunch of Asian Doctors?
     
  5. Yah-E

    Yah-E Toof Sniper 10+ Year Member

    Yeah, The Beyonder is still around, I just saw him posting in my "Under 3.0 Club" thread yesterday! It was a pleasant surprise to see him posting again! Same thing with Buckyball! I think they finally awoke from their hibernations! <img border="0" alt="[Laughy]" title="" src="graemlins/laughy.gif" />
     
  6. Dentista

    Dentista Member 7+ Year Member

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    Mines on aug 3rd at ut-houston...im excited. id rather the family thats coming to my college graduation come to this ceremony. its a nice rite of passage. but ill never wear the coat..scrubs are mandatory, minty green i think.
     
  7. Viraj

    Viraj Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    I think Tufts abd BU have these ceremonies too.
     
  8. deciduous

    deciduous ready to shed 7+ Year Member

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    I have to say that the remark about the eagle and the turkeys (first reply) made my morning. Now that was funny.

    I was aware of the ceremony because I was accepted to a school that spoke about it in there acceptance letter; I am still unsure if Baylor does though, although it is in the back of my mind periodically. I have yet to ask someone.
     
  9. pakgirl

    pakgirl Member 7+ Year Member

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    Dentista,

    Our scrubs at UT-Houston are a strange blue color, I think! Anyways, have you decided where you are going to live ie near campus, etc. Also what do we wear to this prestigious white coat ceremony???
     
  10. Yah-E

    Yah-E Toof Sniper 10+ Year Member

    From my experience watching my DO colleagues, they were all dressed up! For the guys, shirt and tie at the least and for the women, pant suit or dresses! What you would were to dental school interviews! Dress to impress! It's a special moment. <img border="0" alt="[Clappy]" title="" src="graemlins/clappy.gif" />
     

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