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Getting a Haircut

Written by    Jul 14, 2017

If you are like me, then you need a haircut about every five weeks to tame your thick, luscious mane. If you are not like me, then you probably began undergoing the preliminary stages of male-pattern baldness in your late-teens, and I feel sorry for you. Fret not, for you still have options. Finding a good barbershop is like discovering a restaurant you love. As time […]

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The Anatomy of an Ohio State Quad

Written by    Jul 11, 2017

You did it: you’ve been accepted, you’ve enrolled, you’ve even gone to orientation. The next step, and one of the last ones you’ll take before stepping on campus in August, is receiving your housing assignment and getting ready for moving in. Housing is one of the scariest parts of college—what room will I get? Where will I live? Will my roommate(s) be nice? While I […]

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Summer Internships: 5 Pro Tips

Written by    Jul 11, 2017

Lately, I have been reflecting on my summer internship in regards to what I have learned and how I have grown. I have a few tidbits that I would like to share. 1. You can survive the long days/weeks Before starting this Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. summer internship, I had my doubts. In the past, I had only ever worked half […]

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Ask a Senior: Was Ohio State the Right Place?

Written by    Jul 6, 2017

Every time my mom drove me home freshman year, she asked me, “Do you think Ohio State was the right place for you to go?” My reply was always something along the lines of, “I like it at Ohio State, but I don’t know if it means that I wouldn’t be happy anywhere else.” I graduated from Ohio State this May. After graduation, my mom asked […]

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Academics, Advice, Author, Campus Life, Classes, Honors & Scholars, International, Internships, Personal, Personal Events, Research, Why Ohio State?

Student Research: What To Expect

Written by    Jun 28, 2017

Undergraduate student research has been one of the absolute greatest things I have done during my time at Ohio State. When I was a wee little freshman just a few short years ago, you wouldn’t have been able to convince me that I would be full-time student research assistant and getting published in REAL medical journals by age 20. There are many things I didn’t […]

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Academics, Advice, Author, Internships, On-campus work, Research, Student Life, Why Ohio State?, Work

Student Research: How To Get the Job

Written by    Jun 28, 2017

You may be wondering how to get a job in research after hearing all about what research jobs entail… either from my post Student Research: What to Expect or from your friends at Ohio State. Either way, you are a true science geek who is obviously super eager to join a lab. Congrats! It is usually difficult to start in a lab as a freshman […]

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Academics, Advice, Author, Internships, Research, Student Life, The Future, Why Ohio State?

Running Opportunities In and Around Campus

Written by    Jun 27, 2017

Hello fellow Buckeye runners! Hoping to find where to run on campus and join races? Looking for some running buddies? When I first came on to campus a few years ago, I wish I had known about these opportunities for running and working out on campus and in the surrounding area. Here are my recommendations for routes, races, and people to run with! Where is […]

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Athletics, Author, Columbus, Events, Recreation, Student Life, Student orgs, Why Ohio State?

Choosing a Good Service Abroad: Port-Au-Prince, Haiti

Written by    Jun 22, 2017

This week, I returned from my fourth service trip in Haiti since 2014, and I am excited to say that Haiti has improved so much since the previous time I was there exactly one year ago. You can read about that adventure here: Haiti: I save but I’m not a savior and Lè ou an Ayiti, wap konpran. Each time I travel to this beautiful and exotic country, […]

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Activism, Author, International, Personal, Travel, Why Ohio State?

Campus in the Summer

Written by    Jun 21, 2017

This summer I have the opportunity to stay on campus and although it was a hard decision to make, I’m so glad I followed through with it. Ohio State’s campus during the summer is more interesting than I would’ve thought.

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May-mester Memories

Written by    Jun 12, 2017

Today marks a week since I returned from being abroad for a month. (“What?” Where?!” “Why” a chorus of children’s voices ask)

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Arts, Author, Classes, International, Personal, School Spirit, Student Life, Study Abroad, Why Ohio State?