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The Value of the Mentoring Program

The most valuable thing I have gotten out of the past few weeks, is a good start on my applications. It is often difficult for me to begin such a daunting task, so not only getting started, but having a … Continue reading

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Reflections: Part 2

With just a couple more weeks officially left in the Doctoral Funding Mentoring Program, we would like you take a step back and reflect on the Big Picture of what we’ve accomplished together. To Subgroups 1 and 3: For this … Continue reading

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Summer Growth

I have received a lot of positive feedback and valuable pointers over the past few weeks. This program and my adviser has encouraged me to flesh out my plans for more than just next year but for my entire graduate … Continue reading

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Reflections: Part 1

You’ve now been working through the Doctoral Funding Mentoring Program for 11 weeks! You’ve met with Fellowship Advisors, drafted proposals and personal statements, and worked with your academic advisors and mentors to improve your work. To Subgroups 1 and 3: … Continue reading

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Why Me? Well…

The Hertz Foundation prides itself in funding new PhD students in  fields of applied science, they seek to encourage people to pursue degrees in these areas, not only to better the individual but the country and the World as a … Continue reading

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Who Are You?

By now you’ve had your first appointment with a Fellowship Advisor and have scheduled your second. You’ve thought about audience, your research plans, and where you come from in terms of qualifications. Now it’s time to revisit your intellectual biography, … Continue reading

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My High School Internship

The biggest experience I’ve had that makes me feel prepared for starting my research in Biomedical Engineering is, as the title suggests an internship experience I had while in High School. I went to a school focused on Biotechnology and … Continue reading

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Art Supplies, Toilet Cleaners, and Pharmaceuticals

My journey to a research path has been rather…diverse. I’ve had three summer internships in three very different industries: art supplies,  toilet cleaners, and pharmaceuticals. I first started at a distribution center at Daler-Rowney, a company that manufactures art supplies. … Continue reading

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Where Have You Been and What Have You Done?

Last time when you creatively blogged your way into a statement of purpose, you wrote about what you want to do in the future. This time we want you to go further and help tell your audience: what experiences have … Continue reading

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Dear Nina S. Fellow,

Dear Nina, I would like to tell you a story. It’s the story of how I fell in love with the pharmaceutical industry. It happened during my first day interning at Bristol-Myers Squibb. One of my new colleagues gave me a … Continue reading

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