Author Archives: USG

Volunteering (Posted on behalf of Zoha)

As a pre-medical student, one aspect that pre-medical advisors encourage students to have on their application is volunteer experience. This includes volunteer experience in a clinical setting but also volunteer experiences in other settings. Volunteer experience is valuable for not … Continue reading

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Study Breaks (Posted on behalf of John Arthur)

With exams now, you’ve probably been spending a lot of time in the Priddy Library studying. You’ve probably realized that you haven’t gotten up for the last few hours and need a change of location. I personally like to move … Continue reading

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Same Faces | New Experiences (Posted on behalf of Menaza Fernando)

One day, I was walking around Building III in the search of finding an empty classroom when I noticed a familiar face. It was a girl whom I had seen before at Montgomery College. She seemed to recognize me as … Continue reading

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Stress (Posted on behalf of Dilani)

Ugh. That word alone makes me let out a sigh. There is no one on this planet that is immune to stress. As a public health student, I hear about the importance of being physically healthy all the time. There … Continue reading

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If I Had a Time Machine (Posted on behalf of Rachel Safferman)

If I Had a Time Machine… These are the things I would have told myself prior to beginning nursing school four semesters ago. Though time travel has not yet been perfected, perhaps these tid-bits will find their way into the … Continue reading

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Music (Posted on behalf of Shana Frankel)

Music is one of my favorite ways to cope with both general life stressors, and especially during the emotional stress that occurs during the end of a semeste. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are the artists that have specifically guided me … Continue reading

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Start Somewhere (Posted on behalf of Christine)

I need to go to the gym… …but I don’t have time. Does that sound familiar to you? It sure does to me. The last two years, I commuted for an hour every day for school and work. I took … Continue reading

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5 MINUTES ABS- YUM (Posted on behalf of Roni Zelivinski)

5 minutes of abs in the morning is all you really need to get your metabolism revved up, blood flow rushing to the brain, your heart pumping, and your body awake! It starts your day off right, you want to … Continue reading

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So…How Did I End Up Here? (Posted on behalf of Shana Frankel)

Scarlett Knights —> Raptors —> Terps —> Retreivers (kind of a weird mascot, no?) This is the way my college experience has gone this far,  in terms of mascots. If you include summer classes, I am also a Jaguar. Go GPC! … Continue reading

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Why Nursing? (Posted on behalf of Rachel Safferman)

Why Nursing? Ah, the million dollar question. Short in length, yet rich in complexity. I find that my answer to this question is constantly evolving and maturing as I gain more confidence, experience, and knowledge. It all goes back to … Continue reading

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