At this time, we are continuing this important program, so please proceed with submitting your LEAD application, recommendations, transcripts, etc. The 2021 curriculum will likely consist of both in-person and virtual sessions and the curriculum listed below could be different based on any changes that need to be made due to COVID. Of course, the health and safety of our students and participants is of the utmost concern. Should anything change regarding current guidelines, or if our summer LEAD program is postponed or canceled, we will update this site as well as contact all LEAD applicants using the email provided.
To be eligible for consideration, you must:
The objective of LEAD 1-3 is to provide opportunities for college students to strengthen their academic science background, prepare for and successfully take the DAT, improve leadership qualities, and increase the knowledge of a career in dentistry. Program participants who engage, acquire knowledge, and actively participate in the program activities will be more competitive applicants for admission to dental school.
The curriculum for the summer Learning Enhance for Achievement in Dentistry (LEAD 1-3) programs will include:
A selection committee composed of the Program Director and Program Faculty will review all applications and may interview up to 50 applicants by phone to determine applicant motivation. Preference will be given to applicants who are currently enrolled in a four-year college/university or who have earned a Bachelor’s degree.
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Application - available *by January 31, 2021
Application Deadline *March 31
*all dates subject to change
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