Recommendations and The Power of a Professor

Until you need it, it rarely comes to mind, and when you need it, you end up struggling because there is little opportunity to grab it.  Recommendations from a professor. A powerful phrase that never seems relevant to most students until they realize how important it is. The common form of a recommendation is one … Continue reading Recommendations and The Power of a Professor

On Colleges: Hidden Gems Series

Smaller liberal arts colleges offer an enriching, top-tier education that you may not be familiar with. A new liberal arts college will be added to this post to give you a chance to read about each one. Amherst College Established in 1821 by Congregational clergy and the citizens of Amherst, Amherst is a liberal arts … Continue reading On Colleges: Hidden Gems Series

Prerequisites for Medical Schools and Why It’s Important to Know What They Are

Coming into medical school without the necessary background knowledge is impossible. Practically speaking. Medical schools have prerequisites that must be fulfilled before entering medical school. Before those prerequisites are explained, it must be emphasized that prerequisites are for BEFORE you enter medical school. You can absolutely get accepted into medical school while taking the prerequisites or even get accepted into a medical school before having taken the prerequisites. They must be done and your final grades just have to be submitted before school starts. (If you’re worried about getting your acceptance rescinded if you do not do as well as expected in the later prerequisite classes, there is going to be another article that addresses that fear.

How language shapes the way we think | Lera Boroditsky

A different language is a different vision of life-Federico Fellini Language is so powerful that it is able to alter our worldview. It affects what we decide to focus on, and that influences our experience and thoughts. The language you speak changes and manipulates what you are able to conjure up and think about, including … Continue reading How language shapes the way we think | Lera Boroditsky