Author Archives: evolutionofascientist

About evolutionofascientist

I'm a 2009 graduate of the University of Minnesota. I majored in genetics, cell biology, and development. I'm currently living in Syracuse, NY and hoping to start grad school in the fall of 2011.

Potatoes

Can you buy individual potatoes?  As I just discovered while trying to make a baked potato, I really can’t go through a 3 lb bag before they go bad. **Side note: I am easily distracted. Just finished uploading my brother’s … Continue reading

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Why Not Happily Ever After?

I’ve been thinking about marriage a lot lately. My little brother is getting married on Friday, good friends from middle school (!!) got married in June, friends from college got married on July 3rd, and I just went to another … Continue reading

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Ch-ch-ch-ch-chaaaaaaaaaanges

Yup, that’s me singing. Don’t you love it?! If not, you are lucky you don’t work or live with me. I sing ALL. THE. TIME. Things like (to the tune of Heart and Soul) “agarose agarose ag ag a-agarose” or … Continue reading

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Why DO I want to go to grad school anyway?

So on Friday I took the GRE (totally rocked it, btw…well maybe I shouldn’t pass judgment until I see my writing scores…) Anyway, now that that’s over I’ve been working on personal statements. For one of my schools I have … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Pill and Promiscuity

What “The Pill” Did (on CNN.com) (***WARNING: I’m gonna talk about sex. If you don’t like it, don’t read it.***) It’s the 50th anniversary of “The Pill” this year. Whether you believe the Pill to be one of the single … Continue reading

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Universities should probably have correct info on their websites…

Well hello there new layout. (And yes, that’s my beloved Minneapolis in the header there.) So this week I decided to double check on all my potential graduate schools and make sure that there are no prerequsite course requirements that … Continue reading

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My problem is not that I don’t know what to do with my life…

It’s that I don’t know how to get there. It’s also that I want to do everything. *sigh* Here’s what we know: 1) I do NOT want a career in academia. My boss, who is kind of a big deal, … Continue reading

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