Posts by Raina W.

Beware of student developed NBDE prep resources!

By on Mar 22, 2018 | 0 comments

They could cost you your dental license. Preparing for your boards is a stressful time. You’ve got to review a lot of content in a short amount of time. So much is riding on this high-stakes exam and it’s not uncommon for students to look for resources to help them study and give them an edge. Many students have used or are considering using some of the...

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The Integrated Dental Boards: What to Expect

By on Feb 24, 2017 | 0 comments

The transition from the two-part NBDE test, to the INDBE, has seemed to disrupt the flow of dental school and is worrying students, prospective students, and administrators alike. We’re here to say “not to worry, it will all be alright,” but before we do that let us educate you on what this transition entails. As we move into the Integrated Boards, the...

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DAT Registration & Planning

By on Feb 23, 2017 | 0 comments

Scoring A student who takes the DAT will get their results right after they’re finished taking the test. Pay attention to the scaled score and the percentile you fall under. These scores are reported very similarly to the ACT, meaning you get a number out of 30 as a scaled score. DAT scores are not raw or percentile scores. If you have a low percentile, but a high...

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Missouri Proposes Online Education Bill

By on Feb 23, 2017 | 0 comments

A new bill has been proposed to the House in Missouri- a virtual education bill that would allow students to take some, or all, of their courses online. Any student from public schools, home schools, or charter schools, will be eligible for online course work. State funding will pay for all the courses either through the student’s direct school district, in the case...

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The Repeal of the ACA is Changing Medical Student’s Careers

By on Feb 20, 2017 | 0 comments

By now, it’s spread around that the Trump administration has the plan to repeal Obamacare, otherwise known as the ACA. If the ACA does get repealed, a havoc of sorts will arise. Being in, or soon to be in, the medical field, medical students should be wondering how this will change their career goals. The repeal of the ACA will not only put people without insurance,...

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