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Summer Reading List: Pre-Med Edition

Here’s some recommended reading for your scheduled MCAT study breaks. The House of God (Samuel Shem) For any wannabe MD, this is a classic. It is also easily one of the weirdest novels I have ever read. As the only work of fiction on this list, its painfully real unreality often borders on the bizarre. Read more…

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My Summer Abroad: Oxford, England

This past summer I packed up my bags and participated in a Summer Abroad program with my university. I travelled to Oxford, England to take a Shakespeare course at Oxford University. Two of the best aspects about the program were that I completed a full year course in one month, and that as the course Read more…

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How to Focus in Summer School

School can be tiresome. Exams, essays, assignments – none of it is ideal. However, no one needs to tell you that learning is beneficial to your future. It makes you more knowledgeable, enriches your life and helps you find a job. So in those gorgeous summer months, how does one focus in summer school? All Read more…

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5 Tips for Finding a Summer Job

It’s that time of year again — if you’ve ever looked for a summer job before, you know what we’re talking about. Some start searching as early as October of the year before, and others start after the school year ends. Preference aside, winter and early spring are actually optimal times to start the hunt. Read more…

Summer: To Study or Not to Study?

That is the question. Summer courses are a great way to get ahead of your classes, or play catch-up if you took a lighter course load or failed a class. Of course, there are advantages and disadvantages to studying throughout the summer. If you decide to take summer courses: don’t panic! Summer courses are not Read more…