Anna Zhang

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Anna Zhang

Without Salem's guidance, I would not have grown nearly as much as a person, nor as a student. Needless to say, choosing Salem College over a large, public university is one of the best decisions I have made in my life. 
Anna Zhang ‘18
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Anna Zhang

Major: Biochemistry 

Minor: Math 

Hometown: Chapel Hill

Anna Zhang

Grad School Acceptance: 

  • University of Florida College of Dentistry
  • University of North Carolina School of Dentistry​


  • Summer 2016: Volunteered at the Dental Sleep Medicine practice under Dr. Essick at the UNC School of Dentistry
  • Summer 2015: Shadowed Dr. Reside, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon at the UNC School of Dentistry
  • Summer 2014: Volunteered under Dr. JrGang, Director of the BAC Engineering and Molecular Neuroscience Core at the UNC Neuroscience Center

Involvements: American Chemical Society Vice President; Quantitative Enrichment, Science and Technology tutor; Salem College Dance Company; Fremdendienerin admissions hostess; Community Care Center Volunteer

Goal: To be accepted to dental school, graduate and ultimately become a jaw-dropping dentist (bad joke intended).