Tips and advice from students and admissions to help you prepare for dental school
Dental School Curriculum: How SGL Works
Ever wondered how small group learning (SGL) actually works? Students appreciate our curriculum because it is highly collaborative, patient-centered, and medically comprehensive in nature, including behavioral science education, evidence-based dentistry, and implant dentistry.
How to Prepare for the Dental School Interview
Most dental schools – including UIC – use a personal interview to assess personal qualities. Interviews can be nerve-racking; however with good preparation you will feel confident going into your dental school interview. Here are some tips specific to UIC College of Dentistry’s interview process to help you be successful.
How to Get The Most From Shadowing A Dentist
Nothing compares to observing the practice of dentistry first-hand before becoming a dental student. In addition to satisfying an application requirement, shadowing helps to confirm your career choice and gives you confidence as well as motivation. Here's how you can get the most from your shadowing experience.
5 Tips for a Successful First Year in Dental School
The transition from undergrad to your first year of dental school is a major step. How do you manage it all without getting overwhelmed? We talked with several students at the UIC College of Dentistry to get their take on the most important things to do for a successful D1 year.
UIC College of Dentistry hosts pre-dental students
The UIC College of Dentistry in February hosted the 11th Annual Pre-Dental Conference, welcoming undergraduate students from UIC, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Benedictine University, DePaul University, Loyola University Chicago, Northwestern University, and Illinois State University.
Why Dentistry is Ranked a Top Profession
Dentistry employment will grow 18 percent in the next decade. So why is dentistry so attractive? Flexible schedules, opportunities to improve public health, and strong salaries, are just a few of the reasons. Find out how UIC is preparing the next generation of dental professionals to meet the growing demand.