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Photographs

For free writing last Tuesday (when we were asked to write about a photograph that we like), I wrote about a photograph my boyfriend took of me just a few weeks ago. It was a photograph of me eating breakfast … Continue reading

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Progress of Digital Story

I am going to be very honest – I am currently struggling with the digital story. The problem is that, I can’t think of a story about me that I can tell. I have browsed everyone’s scripts and listened to … Continue reading

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My (Belated) Wishlist of Schools

It took me a while to look into schools because I felt so intimated and repulsed and confused by the idea of going to medical school. Writing about it and listening to everyone’s ideas in class really helped, now I … Continue reading

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Student Doctor Network – Allopathic School-Specific Discussions Hi,  this is the forum I mentioned in class. It has school-specific application threads. Overall, this site is a great source/community for med students and premed students alike. 

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College Pressures

I know I have been putting off writing about “College Pressures” because I have been trying to avoid confronting many things the essay addressed. Many of them hit home and closely reflect my recent sentiments about college; to talk about … Continue reading

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Digging

This week’s reading by Andre Dubus, Digging, reminded me much of my own father. Like we have discussed in class today, Dubus’ father seemed like a distant, serious, yet loving father that expressed his love through his actions rather than … Continue reading

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This I Believe

This is the article that I have chosen: Semper Fidelis, by Andrew Paradis http://thisibelieve.org/essay/515/ . In the essay he talks about the motto he was taught in the US Marines, semper fidelis (always faithful). He applied this motto to his family when … Continue reading

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