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The Black Mirror and Instagram Likes

  I spent my second week of winter break trying to convince my father to like my recently uploaded picture on Instagram. An hour later, I received a notification acknowledging that my father had double-tapped on my picture- taking it from 59 to 60 likes- a small milestone. In exchange for the favor, I was … Continue reading

School + Marriage + Kids = It’s Possible!
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School + Marriage + Kids = It’s Possible!

Imagine working in a lab, volunteering at multiple clinics, and studying for the MCATS, all while balancing a full course load. Now imagine doing it with a spouse and two kids. Marine Corps Veteran Brian Dix ’17 (the oldest student at CMC!) and his wife Stephanie talk about the challenges (and joys) of making it … Continue reading

A Kaiser summer internship
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A Kaiser summer internship

When you read this, Grace Bailey ’18 will have set off for Oakland, California, where she’ll be interning for the summer at Kaiser Permanente. Here’s what she’s found out about the company so far: “KaiserĀ makes an effort to solve problems inĀ an innovative and service-focused (as opposed to research-focused) manner, usually through the use of emerging … Continue reading

Berger Students Attend WPA!
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Berger Students Attend WPA!

In early May, seven Berger Institute research assistants attended the Western Psychological Association’s annual conference to present posters of their latest research findings. This year’s conference took place in Long Beach, and it was an excellent opportunity for our students to show off the hard work they’ve completed here over the past year. In the … Continue reading