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Reflections: Part 2, Finale

And so, as the Doctoral Funding Mentoring Program draws to a close, we ask Subgroups 2 and 4 to help us go out with a bang! We now ask you to reflect on the proposal writing process itself. What would you … Continue reading

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Reflections: Part 1, Continued

To Subgroups 2 and 4, we say again: Take this moment to reflect on how your relationship with your advisor as well as your own writing has changed over the course of the past few weeks. What kind of feedback … Continue reading

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Science for the People

College was a very eye-opening and mind-blowing experience for me. In grade school I feel like I learnt the same things over and over again, only in a little more depth and a bit more complexity each year. My appetite … Continue reading

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150% Excellent

I was lucky to be born in an open-minded family that treats girls as equal to boys, possibly better than boys. I earned good grades all the way from elementary school to college. One of my father’s friends even jokingly explained … Continue reading

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Who Are You? Part 2

Last week, half of our summer bloggers told us about themselves as a way to think about crafting a personal statement. This week, Subgroups 2 and 4 will revisit their introductions and tell us who they are. As a friendly … Continue reading

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Application-oriented View

I was lucky enough to work with the most exciting team as I stepped out of graduate school into career. My company worked with Beckman Coulter to develop a 400 throughput chemistry analyzer. Although I was just a software engineer … Continue reading

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Life ‘til now

I’ve had a number of odd jobs before I decided going to graduate school was the route for me. These include: working as a shoe salesperson, then a games room attendant, a group home direct support professional, a counselor at … Continue reading

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Sharing Your Intellectual History, Part 2

Last week, half of our summer bloggers crafted cocktail party narratives about where they’ve been and what they’ve done as a way to think about how to write a statement of previous research. This week, it’s time for the bloggers … Continue reading

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To Angela August Wilson

Dear Ms. Wilson, Sorry for the late post, because for the past 2 weeks, I have been on several business trips to train service engineers on our newly launched hematology analyzer. It weighs 75 kilograms and at least two men … Continue reading

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Dear Conglom-O…

Dear Conglom-O Committee Member, Please allow me to introduce myself. I have always been attracted to the field of medicine, and motivated by the idea of helping people ‘get better.’ Alongside this, I have the desire to know more about biology, and specifically … Continue reading

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