As I look back over the last decade of my life and observe many personal and professional pains and wins, I wish to share what I’ve learned with other people, especially mentees. Not everyone wants or needs this advice. Most don’t even consider the idea that they may be making a bad decision that will… Continue reading Lessons for someone in their 20s
Here are a few things you’ve always known yet been too afraid to implement. In this short blog post you will find the need to diversify your income, and how you can start the process for yourself THIS WEEK. Yes, this week. The Why The most important lesson I learned during the pandemic was to… Continue reading Diversifying your income
Why becoming a mentor is just as important, and even more so, than being mentored.
Ever since I received my first dental school acceptance in 2015, I’m always hit with the same set of questions from every prospective dental student. What is the admissions process for international students? What are dental schools looking for? How could I, as a candidate, stand out? Could you review my resume and statement of… Continue reading Statement of Purpose
If anyone had a blueprint for what exactly any dental school was looking for, you wouldn’t be reading posts like this on the internet, would you? The answer to this question is complex. While I do not know the ‘real answer’, I can share an idea of what schools expect, based on the students I… Continue reading What are dental schools looking for?
When colleagues found out I was moving to San Francisco from Seattle, many heavily discouraged me from doing so. ‘Why are you moving to one of the most expensive cities in the world?’ ‘San Francisco is saturated for dentistry; you will be paid less, asked to do hygiene, and that, coupled with high rents, will… Continue reading Moving during the pandemic
I’d blogged a few months earlier about the differences between coaches, sponsors and mentors. Here I am going to share how to find a coach, what coaches can help you with and what the investment in a coach typically looks like. Are you ready to get a coach? You are ready, if you are able… Continue reading Do you need a coach?
This website is reader supported. If you buy something through my posts or affiliate links, at no cost to you, I may get a small commission off of the sale. For more info, see my Disclosure Policy. I just heard a fascinating discussion last night, lead by friend and role model, Dr. Jessica Metcalfe, on the… Continue reading Reminders
Are you one of those people who got multiple acceptances? Awesome! Now you have a big decision to make. Here’s some advice on how to choose the right school. This is a draft from my upcoming handbook for foreign trained dentists. Subscribe to the blog to learn when its ready! Cost Let’s face it, ultimately… Continue reading How to choose a dental school
This website is reader supported. If you buy something through my posts or affiliate links, at no cost to you, I may get a small commission off of the sale. For more info, see my Disclosure Policy. ‘The smartest people I know have always had coaches, and they continue to invest in coaching throughout their… Continue reading Coaches, mentors and sponsors