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May 01 2012

Oh Praxis, What Have You Done to Me?

I learned about my acceptance to TFA two weeks before the April Praxis.  Silly me decided to give it a go.  How hard could it be?!  I’ve spent 7 years studying Biology, I’ve got this! HAHAHA.  Silly, Rabbit, Praxis is for the studious!  Don’t get me wrong – I’m sure I could have aced the…

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So this one time I hit a four-foot planter…in a Beetle.   Not just any Beetle…Her name is Betty and she is a blue 2007 VW Bug.  My dream car and my graduate school graduation present.  I received her nearly 3.5 years before I graduated because I was driving a Chevy Blazer that was dying a…

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Apr 17 2012

Wait, You’re Doing WHAT?!?

In 2003, I graduated a semester early from college.  I packed up my car and headed home where a job waited for me at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  Finally!  I was on my way to establishing a life long career as a scientist.  I would cure cancer!  I had the whole world in…

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