#45 Podcast With Pre-PA Clinic

In the past, we have had the pleasure to work with the Pre-PA clinic to bring you an amazing article on what makes a great PA applicant! We are proud to share with you their podcast Where The White Coats Come Off. Head over to their website to see some amazing tips for Pre-PA students! If you are not Pre-PA their content still provides amazing advice for writing graduate school essays, life experiences, and more!

#44 Where Have We Been?

For the last month, you may have noticed that My Biology Experience has been inactive with no new content. So, what have we been up to and what is to come in the following months?

First, we would like to say thank you to all the subscribers, followers, creators, and whoever else may be supporting our journey. Without people supporting this website, we would have a lot less to show for it. If you are not subscribed or following us on social media, make sure you subscribe using an email or by hitting the follow button to make sure you get the most up-to-date content.

The past month has been a hectic time for me. I just finished up my Junior year of college where I did extremely well! I have also been finishing my applications to graduate school! I finished my applications just the other day and it is a huge relief and stress taken away from my life. The major thing that has caused the inactivity of My Biology Experience was a trip to the United Kingdom that I took. During this past semester (Spring 2022), I took a Global Field Studies (GFS) course called CSI UK. A GFS course is a class in which you study a topic of another country or even something within the United States. You then use what you have learned in the classroom to apply it in the real world. For my class, we studied the differences between forensic science in the United States and the United Kingdom.

The trip we took was amazing! It was a 15-day trip in which we traveled to four major cities. The first of these cities was Glasgow Scotland. This was one of my favorite cities for its personal and small city feel.

Arthurs Seat in Edinburgh Scotland

The second city we visited was Edinburgh Scotland. This city felt more like a tourist town since it is the capital of Scotland. We went to places like Parliament and the High Court. This was my favorite city because of its beauty, small city feel, and atmosphere. While in Edinburgh we traveled to Dundee for a day to do a research exchange. This opportunity was very unique because I was able to listen to graduate students of my own class and graduate students of another university exchange new information and ideas that were very interesting.

The last city that we stayed in was London. To be honest, I was not the biggest fan of London. It felt as if someone took New York City and placed it in another country. While staying here I didn’t feel like I was in another country. I felt like I was home in New York at times.

In regards to applications to graduate school, I plan on coming out with a post explaining my experiences, recommendations, and a general overview of the CASPA application. I am also working on ideas for the Study Biology section of My Biology Experience. This section has been a work in progress for almost six months now but, after considering different aspects of this integral part of the website we have decided to go a different route. I will be coming out with a post explaining this as well.

We are glad to be back posting on My Biology Experience and I can not wait to share the next part of my journey with you!

#40 Life of A Biology Student

Experience an average day of what Patrick Ensmenger Experiences while studying Biology (Biomedical Studies) in the Honors Program at Arcadia University.

Day in the life of a Pre-PA/ Biology Student