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DDS Vietnamese Language Barriers

November 13, 2014

My love for dentistry is pure, just as my special journey to discover this amazing profession. I was raised in Vietnam, but my adult years have been spent here in America, where I have volunteered to help oral health initiatives. I feel strongly that I might be able to give something back to society…

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DDS Admission, Jordanian Woman Applicant

November 13, 2014

I am a Jordanian woman, born and raised in Jordan until the age of 13 when I moved to the United States. I currently reside in California. I speak Arabic, English and some French. I anticipate the award of the B.S. degree in Biology in May 2012 from California State University. My goal is to qualify…

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Orthodontics Residency, Thailand

November 12, 2014

I am a Thai woman, born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand. I hold the degree of Doctor of Dentistry awarded by XXXX University in 2010. I speak English, French and Mandarin Chinese.

 In much of Asia, including Thailand, dental health is generally neglected and basic education in dental care is ofte…

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Fellowship Implant Dentistry, Thailand

November 8, 2014

 

I was born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand where I now live and work. I hold the degrees of Doctor of Dental Surgery and a Master’s Degree in Periodontics. I speak Thai and English. It is my goal, in applying for admission to the program, to maximize my knowledge of Implant Dentistry in order …

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Dental Hygiene Master, Missions, Vietnamese

November 6, 2014

I am a Vietnamese woman who was born and raised in Vietnam and have been resident in the US since 2001. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene, awarded by the University of XXXX in January of 2009.

I was raised in a country where people usually seek the services of a dentist only when in …

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Residency Implant Dentistry, Middle East

November 5, 2014

I am a 27-year-old man from the Middle East who very much wants to join your dental residency program in implant dentistry. I especially look forward to practicing and becoming part of dynamic research in implantology and oral surgery. I left my native Libya and came to the United States so that I m…

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DDS Korean, BS Biochemistry

November 3, 2014

I am a Korean man, born and raised in Korea and spent some time in New Zealand before I moved to the US in 12th grade. I hold the B.S. degree in Biochemistry, magna cum laude, awarded this year by UXXX. I speak Korean and English and basic Japanese. My short term goals are to join the program, excel…

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DDS, Immigrant Father, Korean Applicant

November 3, 2014


My father is a dentist and I was a frequent visitor to his office from my earliest years. This family connection to dentistry positively had an influence on my choice of career but I wanted to be sure before making a final decision carefully as I considered dentistry along with some alternatives. …

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Disadvantaged Status, Tanzania

April 19, 2014

Leaving Tanzania with my parents and sister was meant to better our lives. My father, a professional accountant, and my wonderful mom, with a pocketful of hopes and dreams, came to Canada to begin a new life. I was a teen, felt ready for anything, and confident in my family.

I remember when i…

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DDS, Dental Hygienist, Family Clinic

March 25, 2014

Both my father and uncle are dentists. As a child, I would beg my father to let me accompany him to his practice; often, he would let me and I would follow him around, trying not to get in the way. I grew up in a dental world so it is not surprising that I became a dental hygienist and now have my h…

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DDS Application in Canada, Indian

March 25, 2014

As I write this, thousands of miles from my childhood home of Mumbai, I reflect on the events that placed my feet irrevocably on the path of Dentistry, a path laid with an understanding of what it truly means to be poor, stigmatized and ostracized simply because of where you went to school. Whether …

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DDS Admission, Philippines

March 25, 2014

 

Growing up in the Philippines, I learned that using one’s time wisely was essential to survival, and since 2005, the pursuit of my very own American dream. My guiding principal in life has always been to utilize the resources that I might have to help other people, even in small ways, thereby …

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DDS Admission, Korea, Canada

March 25, 2014

I would visit my father’s dental clinic every Friday after school as I was growing up in Korea. Often, I would also go to see my aunt and uncle who also ran a dental clinic. I feel as if the practice of dentistry is in my blood, part of my heritage.  I feel most privileged to have grown up in a fami…

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Masters Prosthodontics Saudi Arabia

March 25, 2014

While I am a Saudi Arabian dentist, I was born in the United States and am, therefore, a citizen. Now, I very much want to return to the country of my birth to further my studies in my chosen field. I want to attend graduate school in the United States of America because I feel strongly that they ha…

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DDS Admission, Dental Surgery, Yemen, KSA

March 25, 2014

I am a young Yemini woman who is a very hard worker, highly motivated, and extremely dedicated to my field, dentistry. As a result, I already hold a degree in dental surgery from my university in Yemen and I keenly look forward to a long lifetime in the pursuit of excellence in my chosen field. My f…

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DDS Admission, Master of Endodontology, India

March 25, 2014

I wish to enter the Master of Endodontology program at____because it offers the most diverse and inclusive program in this highly specialized field. It is diverse because of its professors with their wide professional training and experience.  It is inclusive because it includes both faculty and stu…

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DDS Admission, Pediatric Dentist Saudi Arabia

March 25, 2014

When I was seven years old, my mother first took me to the dentist in pain. ¨Will it hurt¨ I asked. As the door to the clinic opened, she told me to sit politely on the chair. I was not even given a chance to speak; then I saw the needle and began to weep. My mother had promised me that it would not…

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DDS Admission, Maxillofacial Surgery, Libyan

March 25, 2014

 

I am a Libyan girl who always has a smile on her face. For me the smile is the sweetest of all symbols of life and joy and this is why I have dedicated my life to dentistry. While I grew up in Libya, I was born in Germany and I have always loved traveling and meeting new people, getting to kno…

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DDS Admission, Non-Traditional Indian, Comp-Sci

March 25, 2014

I feel that I am a strong candidate for dental school, with a 4.0 post-bachelor GPA, a Masters Degree in Computer Science, and a 98.7 percentile ranking on the DAT. I am a non-traditional applicant at 33 years old, but I have several assets that I believe will enable me to make a unique contribution…

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DDS Admission, Korean Community

March 25, 2014

I am an extremely hard working young man originally from Korea who wants very much to devote his life to the practice of humanitarian dentistry and preventive oral health care. I see this as the best way for me to contribute to my society and the development of global society as well.

I came to t…

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