International Dentists Advice | TTB

Congratulations! You have arrived at a new country with great opportunities and hope to pursue your passions. But it can certainly get overwhelming and challenging if you don’t receive the right guidance and support at every step. Don’t worry, you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading to learn more!

  • Select the right career for yourself. Decide if you plan to pursue clinical dentistry or other facets of healthcare

More about the Application Process:

  • PLAN, PLAN, PLAN! Your planning after thorough research will help you shine and reserve a seat in your dream dental school.

How to set yourself apart as a Dental applicant:

  • Your personal statement and letters of recommendations are your best friends. They reveal a side of you that your GPA and DAT score can’t show!

Ready to Apply?

  • Make sure you apply as early as you can because those interview spots start filling up quickly! (Dental schools are basically on a first come first serve basis)

https://www.asdanet.org/index/dental-student-resources/tips-for-international-dental-students/advanced-standing-programs

  • Once you finish the applications the wait game begins, but make sure to use that time wisely. Start preparing for your bench tests and interviews. There are tons of free resources available on Facebook, Instagram and Youtube, to help guide you on these topics.

To sum it up, never underestimate any of your strengths. You are a true fighter. It’s not easy to start all over again in a new country. Kudos if you got this far! Take one day at a time, and your dream will come true. Always remember there is nothing to fear, and hard work and persistence goes a long way!

Meanwhile, say cheese, a bit louder please!

Written by: Riddhi Shah

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