How to Ace Your Residency Application

April 8, 2021 at 7:00 PM

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A crucial step in applying to any residency program is reviewing the application checklist to ensure you meet the application criteria and have all the required documentation. Beyond meeting the requirements though, you’re likely wondering how to you make yourself stand out from other applicants.

During this session, we’ll discuss steps you can take to ensure you have a polished overall application and review tips for how you can present your best self during the process. You’ll also learn about common missteps in the application process and how you can avoid them. 


Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Research and evaluate program requirements to ensure relevant information is shared in the application.
  2. Employ application tips to help highlight why they are ideal candidates for a program.
  3. Identify and avoid common errors and missteps in the application process.

Anisha_Pandya_HeadshotAnisha Pandya, DMD; Boston ’20; 2019-20 Speaker of the House

Dr. Anisha Pandya is completing the Harvard School of Dental Medicine/VA Boston Healthcare System GPR program, after graduating from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. During dental school she was heavily involved in ASDA, most notably serving as the ’19-’20 Speaker of the House. Dr. Pandya has continued her involvement in organized dentistry serving on the Massachusetts Dental Society Board of Trustees and Boston District Dental Society Executive Committee.