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Unique Career Paths with a Master's in Neuroscience

The field of neuroscience opens you to a world of exciting career opportunities that extend beyond the laboratory. You can educate future scientists in the classroom, help nonprofits fund research, work as an artist who understands how the brain sees or hears things, and even influence laws and regulatory systems focused on new biological techniques.

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Toni Critelli
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How to Get the Most from Your College Spring Activities Fair

A major perk of attending a university: There are plenty of campus clubs and organizations that provide the opportunity to meet lifelong friends, build a network, and develop transferable skills. 

The potential setback: There are so many campus clubs and organizations from which to choose! 

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Toni Critelli
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Simple Post-Winter Break Hacks for a Productive New Semester

Time away from exams, class syllabuses, and assignments is much needed. It gives everyone—including the professors—an opportunity to recharge and recover; however, transitioning from winter break back to class is not easy. Thrown-off schedules, low energy levels, and poor organizational habits are just a few of the struggles. Luckily, there are many ways of combating the first-week dread to lay the groundwork for a successful semester. Here are seven simple post-winter hacks for a productive new semester.

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Toni Critelli
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Alumna Celebrates National Pharmacist Day by Offering Advice to Aspiring Students

As we reflect on the long, uncertain days of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is essential that we not overlook the vital role of our pharmacist frontline workers. From the significant shortages of medical equipment and supplies, to the outbreak of infected patients needing vaccine treatments and incubators, our pharmacists were at the heart of the action, maintaining the inventory supply of the SARS-CoV-2 vaccines and communicating drug information to patients.

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Toni Critelli
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Four Debt-Free Ways to Pay for Graduate School

We often hear about the rising costs of student debt and tuition fees, but fortunately, there are options to fund your graduate program—including a few that don’t require a student loan.

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Toni Critelli