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Starting dental school soon? Feeling nervous? Excited? Not sure what to expect? Read on for some words of wisdom from Isabel, a dental student who has already experienced firsthand the transition from undergraduate to dental school!

Undergrad vs. dental school

I think one of the most shocking discoveries for me when I started my first year of dental school was how different the actual schooling was from undergrad. I was…


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With restrictions being lifted and in-person activities resuming, dental school interviews are on the horizon. This is an extremely exciting time for applicants — a time to show off just how great you are! Below are some helpful tips for interviewing applicants written by Isabel, a current dental student who has gone through the interview process!

1. Ask thoughtful, meaningful questions.

This is just as much a time for you to…


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When you take the Dental Admission Test (DAT), you will need to demonstrate your ability to read critically on the reading comprehension (RC) section. We’ve compiled a complete guide to RC, with tips and tricks for scoring high. Read on for an overview of the RC section, our advice for how to prepare, and a list of strategies you can experiment with!

What to expect

The RC section is…


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This article accompanies Episode #9 of CrackDAT.com’s Pre-Dental Talk, hosted by Iman. Check out the podcasts here — topics range from information about the dental school application process, to advice for the DAT, to interviews with dental school faculty and students!

Episode #9 is all about choosing a dental school! In this episode, Iman interviews Lauren, a pre-dental student who applied to dental school during the…


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It’s no secret that the dental school admissions process is an extremely competitive one. Thousands of students compete for a limited number of seats at the 67 dental schools in the U.S. How can you increase your likelihood of acceptance? How can you make your application as competitive as possible? …


This pre-dental blog is brought to you by Crack the DAT. Crack the DAT offers all the resources you need to ace your Dental Admission Test, all in one place! Try it today: CrackDAT.com

This article accompanies Episode #8 of CrackDAT.com’s Pre-Dental Talk, hosted by Iman. Check out the podcasts here — topics range from information about the dental school application process, to advice for the DAT, to interviews with dental school faculty and students!

Episode #8 is all about pre-dental experiences (shadowing, assisting, and more)! In this episode, Iman interviews Lauren, a pre-dental student who has spent hundreds of…


This pre-dental blog is brought to you by Crack the DAT. Crack the DAT offers all the resources you need to ace your Dental Admission Test, all in one place! Try it today: CrackDAT.com

This article accompanies Episode #7 of CrackDAT.com’s Pre-Dental Talk, hosted by Iman. Check out the podcasts here — topics range from information about the dental school application process, to advice for the DAT, to interviews with dental school faculty and students!

Tyrell and Tyler, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Episode #7 is an interview with two Tufts University School of Dental Medicine D4s, Tyler Brown (@dr.tbrown) and Tyrell Fridie (@dr.fridie). Together, Tyler and Tyrell…


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This article accompanies Episode #6 of CrackDAT.com’s Pre-Dental Talk, hosted by Iman. Check out the podcasts here — topics range from information about the dental school application process, to advice for the DAT, to interviews with dental school faculty and students!

Dr. Monica Lee, Navy dentist

Episode #6 is all about life as a Navy dentist! Iman interviews Navy dentist Dr. Monica Lee about her past and current experiences as a…


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On the Perceptual Ability Test (PAT section) of the Dental Admission Test, you’ll encounter six question types that assess your spatial and visual reasoning skills. One of these question types is top-front-end (TFE). Read on to learn all about TFE and to learn strategies that will help you master these questions!

What to expect

On the Dental Admission Test (DAT), you will have a total of 15 TFE questions…


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Getting accepted into dental school is an incredible milestone in your journey to becoming a dentist! After spending so much time studying for the DAT, preparing applications, and interviewing, receiving an acceptance is both a major accomplishment and a relief. But what do you do when you’re deciding between more than one school? How do you decide where you want to spend the next four years…

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