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Am I Too Old For Med School?

Medical students tend to be fresh out of college, or just a few years removed.  According to a 2015 article in U.S. News and World Report, “The mean age of students entering medical school is 24 years”.  672 more words

Dear tomboys, 

I grew up with one older brother and all boy cousins. Running around with a rough crowd, made me quickly become a tomboy at a young age. 784 more words

First blog post-Intro

Hi everyone, my name is Val and I am a recent college graduate that is now working my first full-time job (and I’m loving it). For a while I’ve been debating whether to start a blog or not, but ultimately I thought it’d be a great way to take you through my journey as a non-traditional pre-med and a good way for myself to reflect back on my experiences in the future. 168 more words


DIY Funerals: How Funeral Directors Can Help

Like the electrician who corrected the problems I caused with my home’s wiring, funeral professionals have opportunities to help families avoid problems with whatever options they take upon themselves to memorialize loved ones. 523 more words

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DIY Funerals: The Rewiring of Our Memorialization Mindset

A few years ago I thought it would be nice to have the lights in my home automatically turn on whenever someone entered each room. I’m a fairly capable do-it-yourself home owner; how hard could it be to replace a few switches? 986 more words

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Percolate: thankful

The idea to cook something different for Thanksgiving began to percolate approximately 2 weeks ago. In the past, Thanksgiving meals consisted of Turkey, dressing and gravy, rolls, and vegetables. 218 more words


Poetry topic idea: Turkey meatballs

Thanksgiving in the United States is coming soon.  In light of this, today, M. Sakran is making turkey meatballs to eat.  This gave the idea to have turkey meatballs be today’s poetry topic idea. 328 more words