Author Archives: Astrid Cabrera

To The Graduating Class

ā€‹ā€‹I am a graduating senior, and I am both frightened and eager about what lies ahead. I’m sure many of us graduating seniors feel the same way. We’ll all follow different paths some, will continue their studies, while others may … Continue reading

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New Kitten

(typed with the help of this new kitten) My parents have always been against pets of any kind in their homes. I always wanted =iā€ Z&/a pet, whether it was a cat, dog, hamster, or even a fish, but the … Continue reading

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Studying while Listening to Music

I never understood why people would listen to music while studying, especially when it’s a genre they are fond of. I get distracted way too easily and start signing along instead of taking notes and reviewing my lecture slides. Fun … Continue reading

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Failed Internship Applications

The amount of internships I have applied for and either been ignored or rejected is comical. I have felt like I am not worthy of those internships and that there is always someone better. Well though there may be someone … Continue reading

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Medical Marvel

A medical marvel passed away yesterday, March 9, 2022. David Bennet was a 57-year-old who suffered from terminal heart disease and was the first to receive a genetic pig heart transplant. This groundbreaking surgery took place in our very own … Continue reading

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Staying active

Staying active can be extremely difficult for many, and so is staying on top of assignments, internships, jobs, and personal life. Our schedules remain hectic as our days progress especially as we continue to pursue our educational goals. I, as … Continue reading

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Job Shadowing

What is job shadowing? It is a temporary non-paid noncredit experience where you follow an employee at an organization and learn about a particular job or industry. While shadowing, you experience the normal day-to-day activities they might experience while working … Continue reading

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Gap Years

This is my last semester of college as an undergrad, set to receive my Bachelor of Science in Biology. It feels like a long yet short journey since high school graduation, but I am ready for the future. Being a … Continue reading

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Keeping up with your connections

As future professionals, we all know the importance networking and making connections have for our career paths, but maintaining your connections is just as important as gaining them. So what is needed to maintain your connections? Well, first of all, … Continue reading

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WHAT IN THE WORLD IS MCAT?!

If you are like me, then your knowledge of the MCAT is very scarce.Even though my dream is to become a pediatric doctor (specific field pending ;)) MCAT was always something I would do in the future, and now that … Continue reading

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