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Contour is the premier magazine of the American Student Dental Association and reports on relevant industry trends, champions student rights and represents your formative experience to the wider dental community. Just like ASDA, Contour is shaping the dental student experience.

Beginning in January 2017, ASDA members will receive Contour as a benefit of their membership, in place of ASDA News and Mouth. The publication will come out 10 times per year, with combined issues in June/July and November/December.

March 2017 - Vol. 1 Issue 3 - The Financial Savvy Student

March 2017 ContourManaging your money

Editor-in-Chief Adam Saltz, Nova Southeastern '17, writes, "'Save, save save!' A phrase we often hear but sometimes ignore. After an exhausting week of classes and clinic, a nice dinner or night out has great appeal. But that expensive weekly event too easily becomes every few days, then nightly. Soon we find ourselves spending more than we should and developing bad financial habits.

As you page through this month's issue you will find useful tips on managing your money. Our Editorial Board thought hard to deliver best practices for your past, present and future in a clear, easy-to-read manner.

Today, the path to dental school may involve added education, travel or internship experience. All of which can rack up considerable debt. Starting dental school with an already amassing debt load is no easy feeling. However, we read up and consulted with business experts to help you best manage your money while living off student loans." Keep reading.... 

To read more from the March issue, click here. 

ASDA members: learn how you can write for Contour or contribute photography.

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