Why Penn State College of Medicine Students Chose Graduate School

Graduate School

Intro

Everybody in this post has something in common.

After 12 years of primary and secondary school and 4 years of undergraduate education, we all decided that we weren’t done yet.

But why? As it turns out, the graduate students of Penn State College of Medicine have very diverse, inspirational reasons for choosing to continue their education and biomedical research careers. Take a look:

Jillian

“I want to make science accessible and exciting for students.”
Jillian Carmichael
, 3rd-year student, Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

 

Victoria

“To be trained to lead cancer research at my dream institution.”
Victoria Jones
, 1st-year student, Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

 

Lina

“Because studying something so small may have such large implications.”
Lina Jamis, 2nd-year student, Anatomy Graduate Program

 

Dan

“To learn how to regenerate [brains].”
Daniel Hass, 2nd-year student, Neuroscience Graduate Program

 

Jordan

“I want to help science inform policy.”
Jordan Gaines Lewis, 4th-year student, Neuroscience Graduate Program

 

Emmanuel

“I believe I can do more in cancer research.”
Emmanuel Teye, 3rd-year student, Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

 

Jake

“I want to educate the next generation.”
Jacob Hornick, 5th-year student, Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program.

 

Stephanie

“The excitement of new discoveries relevant to human health is rewarding.”
Stephanie Schell, 2nd-year student, Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

 

Andrew

“To think about thinking.”
Andrew Huhn, 4th-year student, Neuroscience Graduate Program (sporting an fNIR headband)

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