SPEP Collegiate II is an six-week program which provides college and post-college students an opportunity to prepare for and successfully take the DAT, strengthen their academic science background, increase their competitiveness for admission to dental school and enhance their success once admitted to dental school.
A selection committee, composed of the Program Director and Program Faculty will review all applications and 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.
A minimum of twenty (20) applicants will be selected.
The College will pay for the DAT if it is taken by July 15, 2014.
Participants must study for the DAT before the program begins and after it ends. Studying for the DAT should included taking multiple practice tests.
The curriculum for the 2014 Summer Pre-Dental Enrichment Program for College Students (SPEP Collegiate II) consists of five core courses designed to augment the students' knowledge base for taking the DAT and to help them prepare for dental school:
Introduction to the Human Body integrates the biomedical sciences within a problem-based learning environment.
Pre-Clinical Dentistry demonstrates the application of preclinical courses to dental practice and provides hands-on experiences using dental materials.
Learning Strategies promotes the effective use of learning techniques and study skills.
DAT Preparation assists participants in preparing to take the DAT.
Investigating Dentistry provides students with an opportunity to investigate a dental topic and present the findings. In addition, the students participate in workshops and activities such as:
To be eligible for consideration, all individuals must:
START DATE: May 27, 2014
END DATE: July 8, 2014
January 31, 2014
NO LATER THAN
March 14, 2014
For more information please contact:
Mrs. Janie Villarreal
Phone: (214) 828-8385
Fax: (214) 874-4502
Texas A & M University
Baylor College of Dentistry
Office of Student Development and Multicultural Affairs
3302 Gaston Avenue, Room 365
Dallas, Texas 75246
(Paper copies of applications are not available)