How do I really know I want to be a ___?  You fill in the blank.

How do you know you want to be a dentist if you’ve never shadowed a dentist?  Find out by shadowing. 

  •  You can gain shadowing experience on your own.  Volunteer at a hospital.  Ask your family physician, dentist, or pharmacist if you can shadow them. 
  •  Your pre-health and academic advisors can provide helpful information to help with this process.