On the Election 2016 Aftermath

Anger and Resentment. Jubilation and Relief. Two very different reactions to the most divisive, disliked president-elect in the history of American politics. A deeper investigation into the feelings of jubilation and relief of those who voted for Donald Trump unearths the same feelings of anger and resentment that nearly 60 million Hillary Clinton supporters currently …

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Diffusion fMRI: Addressing Limitations of Current Medical Imaging Techniques

This marks the first time that researchers have been able to combine structural MRI and fMRI and validate the utility of the method for further use. We can then apply this knowledge to combat diseases such as multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, and more.

Football soon will not be the same and that’s a good thing

"Football has perpetuated a culture of lies, fraud, and coverups of the most appalling order."

Welcome Back!

Hello all, Sorry for my lengthy hiatus, but I'm happy to announce that I will be back to regularly blogging about my summer research in the Song Lab, science, sports, education, and much more! Last summer we almost reached 10,000 views with only a handful of articles. Let's keep the conversation going this summer. I …

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Amgen Scholars Summer Symposium

'"The Amgen Scholars program has been an incredibly didactic experience; it has solidified my desire to pursue a career as a physician-scientist. The program is much more than a summer research fellowship, though."

Juniata College: Pennsylvania’s best kept secret

Making the right college decision comes down to one thing above all — fit.

How to land the internship of your choice

The most important thing in applying for internships is to apply with a purpose. If 1,000 people apply to the same program as you, chances are about over half have similar grades, honors, and work/research experience as you. So, how do you set yourself apart?

Have a desire to learn…everything, not just want you “want to do”

Career plans are good. They help you establish a goal based upon your interests. But interests are ever-changing, so should we not be open to change as well? The worst thing an undergraduate student can do is convince themselves that their plan should be concrete and that if they change their plan, they have somehow failed …

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Hello world!

Howdy! This is my personal blog for all things education, health professions/medicine, sports, and life. All opinions and statements are my own unless otherwise noted. I encourage feedback, other viewpoints, and most importantly, I embrace debate! Also, this is the place to follow my experience working in Dr. Sheng-Kwei (Victor) Song's lab at the Washington University …

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