Tag Archives: University of Maryland

My First Real-life Nursing Job…

This summer, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to work as a nurse extern at Washington Adventist Hospital (WAH) in Takoma Park, Maryland. First of all, what the heck is an externship? Apparently, an externship is shorter than an … Continue reading

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Drones Pt. 2 + Film Festival!

Check out my last blog post where I talked about how I got a cool opportunity to try out a DJI Mavic Drone! I was able to piece together another drone video with some different shots. Check it out down … Continue reading

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Tips and a tutorial for using Adobe Spark!

Happy Fri-yay! Today I want to share a quick tutorial and tips for using Adobe Spark! Spark is an application that allows you to create pages, posts, and videos. This can be accessed from Adobe Creative Suite on your laptop … Continue reading

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Simple tips for a successful group project

Effective group work can be an excellent cooperative learning tool. Team members typically bring different perspectives to a subject and with that, a platform is created to understand a topic better. In my research class, we were recently asked to … Continue reading

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Tips for using Adobe InDesign CC + Creating a resume!

Welcome back to campus and my series! I really enjoy writing pieces for this series because I enjoy design. I really hope some of my tips have been useful for others! Check here to read my first two blogs in … Continue reading

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Tips for using Adobe Illustrator CC

The second part of my series is here! Tips for using Adobe Illustrator CC. You can check out the first post I made about Tips for using Adobe Photoshop CC here. Illustrator is another component of Adobe Creative Suite. This … Continue reading

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November is national scholarship month!

I applied to the Masters in Social Work (MSW) program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) in January of 2016. I was extremely anxious because I wanted to get the acceptance letter. The anxiety led me to … Continue reading

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Opportunity Is What Happens While You’re Busy Studying

Well, that title is a little wordy. Basically, earning a degree and working a full time job can bear a heavy load on anyone. Some full-time students even work more than one job to support themselves and thinking about the … Continue reading

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Endings and Beginnings

It’s mind-blowing to think about, but this will, sadly, be my last blog of the 2016-17 school year here on Around the Grove. Ending the school year is always bittersweet – there’s the relief that you can finally relax, the sense … Continue reading

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Talk it Out

We can all benefit from getting to know ourselves better and think about ways we can enhance our lives. Continue reading

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