"Becoming an Amgen Scholar was the best decision I've ever made because I will forever remember the people that I met and the memories that we've created. You can put a price on education and a stipend on being a summer researcher, but you cannot measure the value of having lifelong friends.
'"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."
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?
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 …