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So Long, Farewell!

Four semesters later, here I am writing my last ever blog post for Around the Grove. My decision to apply to be a blogger during my P2 year was completely spontaneous, but I’d say it’s one of the best ones … Continue reading

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Suicide Prevention Awareness

True or False? Among 10-24 year olds in the U.S., suicide is the second leading cause of death. The rates of suicide attempts and deaths from suicide can be described by the phrase “girls try, boys die”. In talking to … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Diversity Month!

Betcha didn’t know April is National Diversity Month! I’m blessed to have been born and raised in such a culturally and ethnically diverse area of the country. As a matter of fact, my city, Silver Spring, Maryland, is the fourth … Continue reading

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Wake-up Call

Hope you all had a wonderful spring break, and enjoyed the unseasonable snow this past Wednesday! I can hardly believe it, but I am now less than two months away from being done with classes forever. Soon, I’ll be starting … Continue reading

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March For Our Lives

On February 14, the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida resulted in 17 people killed and 17 more wounded. My heart goes out to the victims’ loved ones. I am both deeply saddened and sickened … Continue reading

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Happy Place

In my first post of the semester, I mentioned that I’m taking an elective called Pharmacotherapy of the Critically Ill Patient. What I didn’t mention is that this course is only offered in Baltimore. So, every Tuesday, I fill up … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Timothy La

When you attend a unique campus like the Universities at Shady Grove, there’s no telling who you might run into. Throughout my time at USG, I’ve reconnected with so many people from my past. Tim La is one of them. … Continue reading

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The Light at the End of the Tunnel

Hello everyone, welcome back! I hope you’ve all had a chance to rest and re-charge over winter break, and are ready to take on the new year like a boss. So, this is kind of crazy to think about… after … Continue reading

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The End of an Era/A New Beginning

Last Friday, an email received by pharmacy students from Dean Eddington, dean of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy (UMSOP), shocked us all. Here’s the scoop: Beginning with the Fall 2018 semester, all pharmacy students will now be enrolled … Continue reading

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Snowflakes and Stress Balls and String Art, Oh My!

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday with loved ones. With final exams quickly approaching, this is is a pretty stressful time of year for many students. But have no fear, the end is near! To help students through … Continue reading

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