Thanks to everyone involved for the great weekend course! I enjoyed meeting many new people and getting more exposure to the world of dentistry. I would recommend this course to anyone who is interested in exploring a career as a dentist. The course provides a unique look into life as a dental student, some hands-on experience with dentistry, and gives students the opportunity to work with high-end technology. Thanks again for putting on the course, it is a great resource. Good luck with your applications everyone!


The University of Minnesota Dental School Preparation Course affirmed my decision to pursue dental school. I was able to experience a day in the life of a dental student, gaining both a clear understanding of dental nomenclature as well as dental techniques. Their remarkable Dentsim technology allowed me to put my manual dexterity to the test, preparing cavities and crowns just as dental students do. University staff and students were more than welcoming, providing a tour of the school and answers to any questions I had about dental school and the admissions process. I would recommend this course to anyone considering applying to dental school. You will gain a dental support system of fellow students and staff willing to guide you through the intimidating process of applying to dental school.


I wanted to say what an excellent experience this past weekend was, and how well the program was organized! It was definitely a huge help in aiding my decision on a career. Dentistry is now what I would like to pursue after much thought about the field since the beginning of my career searching. The course was flawless and such a great opportunity. I would recommend this to anyone that wants to find out if dentistry is their ultimate path! Thanks to all of the doctors that spent their valuable time with everyone during the class! Nice to meet everyone! Good luck!


The preparatory course was a unique and wonderful opportunity providing me with the hands-on experience to live the life of a dental student by listening to lectures, and attending labs using dental software and lab equipment. The dental students and professors could not have been more welcoming; always willing to answer any and all questions. I’ve always known I wanted to be a dentist and this experience further encouraged me to pursue my dream. I learned a lot of valuable information about the application process while networking with my colleagues and dental professionals. I could not have been more pleased with my experience!


Taking the Dental School Prep Course was a great experience for me. It allowed me to actually try firsthand some of the techniques that are learned in dental school and really make sure that I knew what I was getting myself into. The DSPC strengthened my interest in the dental field, and I learned a lot about applying to dental schools from the speakers. It gave me a great way to meet and network with other people who are also interested in applying to dental school and learn about what they are doing to make themselves a good applicant. I would recommend the DSPC to anyone who is seriously considering dentistry in the future. It will give you a firsthand look at what dental school may be like.


As great as shadowing is, in my experience, it was the Dental School Preparation Course that made me immensely more confident that dentistry is the right career choice for me. Being able to work with the materials and tools that dentists, dental students and other dental professionals work with and having the opportunity to ask the professors questions and get pointers was very eye opening. I discovered that dentistry is a form of art that requires real craftsmanship, a type of craftsmanship that I now someday cannot wait to have!


The Dental School Preparation Course was one of the best experiences I have ever had! I am grateful for the amazing facilities we were able to use and all the excellent insight from all the doctors. Participating in the dental school preparation course has given me tremendous insight into what it takes to become a dentist. The doctors provided excellent guidance into becoming a more competitive applicant for dental school along with teaching common dental practices and terminology. There is no other course that provides the extensive insight and facilities that this course and institution provide. Following my experience with the program I am convinced this is the field for me! I am grateful for the unique experience and opportunity.