My Two Cents for Underclassmen

"I wish I had known this while I was in undergrad," is a common phrase that we all tell ourselves as we reach our last year of school. As graduation rolls around the corner, I can’t help but reflect on some of the things that I could have done during my first three years of undergraduate. … Continue reading My Two Cents for Underclassmen

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Chinese Food

Hong Kong was definitely a trip that is worth remembering-- the people, the places, and most of all, the FOOD.  I must say that because I am a pescatarian (my diet mostly consist of seafood-- I don't eat poultry), it was pretty challenging obtaining fresh produce. Nonetheless, the food was pretty ah-may-zing!! Although we can get … Continue reading Chinese Food

When Life Just Becomes Too Much

We all see articles about "burnout" or patients talking about anxiety/depression/etc, but it's so different reading and hearing these things when we actually become the patients ourselves. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, I chose to dedicate this post to you all who are feeling burnt out. Honestly, I don't know where to begin. … Continue reading When Life Just Becomes Too Much

Balancing Extracurricular Activities With School

As pre-health students, we’re often swamped with multiple activities going on in our life that we sometimes forget to take a breather, so how do we keep trudging on? Here are a few things that have helped me along the way: 1.Ranking your activities- “How is this going to help me in the long run?” … Continue reading Balancing Extracurricular Activities With School

Earning A Double Degree, What’s That All About?

“Whoa, so you’re earning a dual majoring in Biology and English? "How does that work out?” In this post, I’ll be sharing some common questions I usually get about earning a double degree. 1.WHY DID YOU DO IT? I actually started off majring in Cellular and Molecular Biology, and along the lines of having to … Continue reading Earning A Double Degree, What’s That All About?

Quote of the week (07/15/18-07/22/18)

WHY THIS QUOTE?            Take initiative for your goals. Reflecting my time in the summer undergraduate research program has allowed me to discover the importance of using your voice. Okay, yes it sounds silly, but there’s a reason as to why I am writing this post. In our classes, we are … Continue reading Quote of the week (07/15/18-07/22/18)