Becoming a Dentist: Deciding On a College
The path to becoming a dentist typically involves obtaining a Bachelor's degree from a 4-year university, followed by a 4-year Doctoral degree from a dental school. Dental schools admit students from many undergraduate universities, so the question arises, does it matter where you go to college? Well, colleges want you to think so, and they have representatives prepared to make their case when recruiting prospective students.
So as a high school senior, already decided that I wanted to be a dentist, I embarked on the college search process. Low on my initial list of potential schools was Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma. While on a scouting visit ...