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Game. Set. Match.

Game news dominated my Facebook feed on Friday night, when, after years of  “up and coming” status, my alma mater UMBC secured a place in history by knocking out UVA in March Madness. If, like…Continue readingGame. Set. Match.

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Graduated Yet?

Even though I walked across the stage at the beginning of what is now last month, I still haven’t actually graduated. I more or less fell into a trap of my own making, because at…Continue readingGraduated Yet?

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Let’s Try Some Science

I have been working on updating my research poster for a presentation I’ll be giving at UMBC as part of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achivement Day. I have been a part of this project since…Continue readingLet’s Try Some Science

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A Most Excellent Day

Every so often events and my persepctive on life align in such a way that a truly wonderful experience is generated. Today was one of those times, and while there are still nearly eight hours…Continue readingA Most Excellent Day

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Test Day

I took the MCAT today in Bethesda at 8:00 AM. Perhaps I should repeat that: I had to be in Bethesda today at 8 AM to take a five-hour test. Normally—that is, without traffic, so…Continue readingTest Day

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Medium for Consternation, Anguish, and Trepidation

Preparing for the MCAT is difficult on an emotional level as much as it is on a purely intellectual level. Just as with the rest of the med school application process, my moods oscillate between…Continue readingMedium for Consternation, Anguish, and Trepidation

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Five Signs You Should Change Your (Biology) Major

I got an email entitled “Five Signs You Should Change Your Major.” Sound like you? Perhaps it’s time to consider something other than Pre-Med… You’re Bored to Tears in Your Current Major Courses Suppose you’re…Continue readingFive Signs You Should Change Your (Biology) Major

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Running the Race

Pre-med students are, by nature, competitive. There is room for debate on whether it is the stressful path that makes us this way, or if it is our personalities that direct us to take the…Continue readingRunning the Race