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You owe me

Miah Arnold talks about her experience at MD Anderson Cancer Center, in her story “You owe me”. She taught poetry and prose in the institution for ten years where she met students with different diseases and only few students she … Continue reading

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My Digital Story

It took forever for me to decide based on what I should do my digital story.  First, I thought I should do it on how animals make me feel by giving examples of my dog- Tyson and my friend’s cat- … Continue reading

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Personal statement example

I searched for a good personal statement for med school and I found this :,d.cWc It is a PDF file- sample essay #1 I liked her essay because she I liked how she is studying a humanities subject with … Continue reading

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Medical Schools

Since I was in high school, I always wanted to be a psychiatrist. I want to apply for MD and DO schools and my top three choices are: -Ohio State University, College of Medicine: I could not find the personal … Continue reading

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Pressure faced by college students

Any college student can relate to all the pressures stated by William Zinsser in “College Pressures”. It is true that college students want a fixed map to reach their career goal. However, there will be ups and downs like financial … Continue reading

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If my brother read “Digging” by Andre Dubus, I am sure he would be able to relate to him. My father was stricter towards my brother than me. I think it was because he wanted my brother to have a … Continue reading

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Hurricane I have never experienced a major natural disaster yet. I have just experienced an earthquake once or twice. Luckily, it lasted for few seconds and did not cause any damages. That is why I never realized how destructive natural … Continue reading

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Mairs and Grealy

This week I read two inspirational essays- “Mirrorings” by Lucy Grealy and “On Being a Cripple” by Nancy Mairs. Both authors had severe illness but had a different approach to deal with it. In “Mirrorings” by Lucy Grealy, she talks … Continue reading

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This I believe

This week I read few essays from a website- There were many short essays but I selected only few essays to read. Those essays were interesting and inspiring, I could relate to some of the stories, and some of … Continue reading

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Remembering.. This week I read articles about memories and nostalgia. The authors expressed their memories in their writings differently. As I was reading their stories, it gave a jog to several of my memories too. While reading, Andrei Codrescu’s – … Continue reading

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