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ERIC Number: ED191404
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 227
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Preparing to Enter Dental School.
Peterson, Shailer
A guide for students who are seeking admission to dental school is presented. The comprehensive coverage includes basic facts about dentistry as well as specific requirements about the following areas: facts about health care providers, treating patients in dentistry, and nonpatient-oriented dentistry; historical landmarks in dentistry; the demands of dental education and approaches for self-appraisal for prospective dental students; matching qualifications with responsibilities of the career; the role of an applicant's spouse and family in decision-making; planning the predental curriculum; selecting the right dental school; preparing for the admissions test; sample test items; applying for admission; preparing for the personal interview; concerns of the son or daughter of a dentist about entering dentistry and similar concerns of the parent who practices dentistry; and advice for the rejected applicant. Contents also include a list of dental schools, names of deans, and school addresses for both the United States and Canada; suggested reading materials; checklists of questions that may assist the prospective dental student in decision-making. (SW)
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 ($6.95)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Books; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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