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What Are My Transferable Skills?

Whether you are seeking a career in academia, industry, government or the non-profit sector, it is important to communicate your skills to employers. There are skills that almost every employer seeks no matter the sector. 429 more words

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LabTV: Young Scientist Curious About The Immune System

Welcome to LabTV! If you haven’t already, take a look at this video. I hope you will enjoy meeting the first young scientist featured in this brand new series that I’ve chosen to highlight on my blog. 475 more words


MCAT 2015 – Information and Preparation for the New Test

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has implemented quite a few changes to the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). Administration of the new MCAT begins in April of 2015; however, registration for this exam opens… 417 more words

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#ScienceQuotable Michael Eisen on careers in science

“It is an amazing time to do science, but an incredibly difficult time to be a scientist.”

This blog post from UC Berkeley HHMI professor Michael Eisen, despite being a year old, is still incredibly relevant today. 1,236 more words


What do mathematicians actually do?

Lovely article by Martin Krieger explaining what mathematicians actually do: http://www.ams.org/notices/200410/comm-krieger.pdf

“So when you are asked, What do mathematicians do?, you can say: I like to think we are just like lawyers or philosophers who explore the meanings of our everyday concepts, we are like inventors who employ analogies to solve problems, and we are like marketers who try to convince others they ought to think “Kodak” when they hear “photography” (or the competition, who try to convince them that they ought to think “Fuji”).

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