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Catching Up and Getting Started!

It’s been a hectic last month as I’ve been settling in to Houston and finally getting started on my GMI projects! It’s hard to believe that I’ve learned so much about the DialOasis project in the last month. I started … Continue reading

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Whirlwind…I Mean Hurricane…of a Month

All I can say is it’s been a whirlwind, or rather a hurricane. Although difficult to believe, almost a month has passed since the beginning of the fall semester on August 21st. Honestly, I’ve lost track of the days, as … Continue reading

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What a Week!

Week one of ten in Costa Rica is over, but most of us would agree it’s felt more like weeks or months since we began. We are all looking forward to having a little break before continuing on with our … Continue reading

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Full of Excitement!

Hello everyone! I can’t believe it’s already time to go to Costa Rica. The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of emotion – I’ve graduated from college, said my goodbyes, and prepared to embark on the GMI journey for … Continue reading

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Working at Baxter

As I’ve been working at Baxter since the end of January, it surprises me how quickly the time has flown! With only two months left in my co-op, I’m excited to start picking up new projects. Next week will determine … Continue reading

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Orientation and Travels to Costa Rica

Hello everyone! If we’ve never met before and you’ve stumbled across my blog, I hope you’re entertained with my thoughts, experiences, and embarrassing story recaps. Welcome, Pura Vida, and let’s get started. On May 30th, I met the individuals I’ll … Continue reading

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Initial Thoughts

The feeling of graduation has not quite set in yet. The culmination of four years of hard work, group projects and friendships has taught me invaluable lessons. They have grown me, shaped the person I am today. As I prepare … Continue reading

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Along for the Ride

Hi everyone! My name is Chandler, and I am a recent graduate from the University of Rochester studying biomedical engineering with a concentration in biomechanics. Growing up, some of my fondest memories came from traveling to various countries around the … Continue reading

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The Biggest Lessons

As I am about to embark on this journey through my Master’s program, I am reminded of my initial feelings prior to starting the John Muir Trail last September. For months before, I endlessly researched and prepared for this 220-mile … Continue reading

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Looking to the Future

Since deciding to attend Rice University and join the GMI program I have felt a variety of different emotions. It is difficult to believe that I will be leaving my hometown and the place that gave me some of the … Continue reading

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