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SOAP Notes: A Learning Curve

Hey readers! Last week I shared my experience leading my first OT group, so now I am going to talk about the assignment that went along with it: writing a SOAP note! 1,011 more words

Occupational Therapy

Until when does a "sign" stops from being a sign? Lol, labo.

So I got a call from Ateneo De Manila University earlier today and they told me that my grad school application got accepted. Seriously, now that I am here in Cebu? 165 more words

Life Lately

Joy Today: Making our coasts resilient to climate change

I’m studying sustainable coastal resilience strategies in the face of climate change and rising sea levels. Seawalls don’t provide sufficient protection, harm wildlife, pollute waterways, and are difficult and expensive to maintain. 94 more words


The one where i'm not ready for my comps

Wow it’s been a while. More than a year actually lol. I wanted to start writing again because it’s good practice for my upcoming comprehensive exams which I AM TOTALLY NOT READY FOR LOL FML… 305 more words

Living on less money in grad school

I left a decently-paying job to return to graduate school. I was pretty surprised to find that my take home pay barely budged despite a $17,000 pay cut, since as a dependent-free single person I was taxed at nearly 30%. 1,000 more words


AWIS-UM Spotlight: Brooke Wolford

Hi, I’m Brooke! I’m a 4th year graduate student and a PhD Candidate in the Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics. I am also enrolled in the Statistic Department’s Dual Degree program to earn an M.A. 1,291 more words

Women In Stem

Grad School Survival Pack: Publishing the Long Game

There comes a time in your PhD journey in which you are supposed to showcase the hard work you’ve put into your thesis work. This can either be in the form of a journal publication of your original work (my favorite!) or a review paper with substantial critique and detail on current work in your field with identified knowledge gaps. 1,212 more words

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