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The Application Process and Personal Statement

You’ve made it through the LSAT and now it is time to start applying for law schools! It is a very daunting task, but you can do it! 751 more words


Moving Slowly & Avoiding Breakage

When the journalist Douglas Preston shared this story, I was in the process of closing up shop in India, where we had been in residence since 2010. 982 more words


Water, Power & Discontent

Early last year an article in the Guardian reminded me of work I had done in Montenegro in an earlier decade. The work was among the most impactful in my life, both professionally and personally, but the reminder was more a warning than a celebration. 515 more words

Conservation Tourism

Nonetheless, Arabica

I have spent most of the last year expanding my coffee knowledge. One thing I was already confident about, and remain so, is that arabica is better than robusta on two scales that matter most to me: … 669 more words


Slaying the Personal Statement in 5 Steps

It is that time of year, the AMCAS application is open and all those wishing to attend medical school in fall of 2019 are hidden away, desperately trying to craft an application worthy of acceptance. 1,199 more words


What To Say About Amazon?

Click below for the second episode of the podcast I mentioned last week. The answer to the question, whether Facebook is fixable, was a surprise. 172 more words

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The Foods Immigrants Offer

Margaret Renkl, Contributing Opinion Writer for the New York Times, shares an opinion that I am, as a son of an immigrant, inclined to agree with. 370 more words