Medical School: Applying as an International Applicant

By Huyen Nguyen To many American students, applying to medical schools is a tedious and endless process. Taking hard science courses, volunteering, shadowing, doing research and studying for the MCAT are the most fundamental things a typical applicant must do throughout their four years in college. People may think that earning a spot in medical schools…

The Shepherd Center: Atlanta’s Most Valuable Resource

By Emma Burke To the casual passerby, the campus of concrete buildings situated on Peachtree Road appears to be just another metropolitan health care complex. However, the miracles performed every day at this catastrophic-care hospital are unique. Each year the Shepherd Center rehabilitates thousands of patients with traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries. Between inpatient, outpatient…

When Worlds Come Together

By: Chiara Tondi Resta Many undergraduate students concerned with their future careers choose to take a traditional “track,” such as pre-medicine, pre-law or pre-pharmacy. Although each of these disciplines is independent and has its own expectations for students, it is easy to get caught up in the tiny “bubble” of each track, and forget that in…

Bizarre Medical Careers

By: Linh Thanh Dinh It’s a no-brainer that most Pre-Med students aspire to become some type of physician (i.e. pediatrician), but they should reconsider after hearing about these bizarre medical occupations. A situation erupting on campuses across the country, including our very own University of Georgia, is that a growing number of aspiring doctors are…

An Experience like No Other

By: Sefali Patel, Guest Writer I never imagined all of the things I could do in a week in the far away South American country of Ecuador. Teaching young kids how to brush their teeth, working with dentists to fill the never-ending cavities, making an assembly-line to carry buckets of cement up the halfway made staircase…