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Climbing Academia's Research Ladder

"I'm just a freshman, how can I be at all helpful in research if I haven't learnt anything yet!" is something every freshman says at one point during their first year at the U. Research is what sets the U apart from a lot of other schools in the...
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Getting a job in the US after graduation and understanding your visa status

Hi guys, Today we are going to talk about how to get a permanent job after graduation in the US, and we are going to clear some misconceptions about hiring international students that you should also know when applying for a job. First, it is...
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I want to get admitted to the U, but I'm afraid my scores aren't good enough...

Hello guys, As International student Ambassadors one of the questions we get the most is: "I want to apply to the University of Minnesota, but I'm scared because I think my scores are not good enough. Should I still apply?". And I cannot stress it...
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Summer internship? Where to find it? And what do you do?

I think many of the international students start concerning about internships and jobs when they start their junior years (of course, there are some who start worrying about those when they are freshman and I say that is just fine too!). And I know...
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Unpaid Internship Experience (No Working Visa Required)

Unpaid Internship Experience This semester I was fortunate enough to receive an offer to work in a non-profit organization called Wishes & More. The application process was fairly easy. Two days after I emailed my Cover Letter and Resume to them...
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Fun Courses at the U

One of the go-to-brag-about perks of studying at the U is definitely the fun courses this insitution has offered. They are often one of the primary wisdom and advices given out by seniors, seasoned students and even alumnis. "You should take some...
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My experience as a Section Leader of the First Year Experience Program

The CLA First-Year Experience program is an online, 2-credit program offered by the College of Liberal Arts. This program for first-year students takes place during their initial fall and spring semester. The program welcomes new students to the...
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Double Major

Hi guys! I want to share a little bit of my experience deciding to do a double major. Ever since in high school, I knew I wanted to major in Psychology. I was always amused by what psychology studies; people. But, during the first year of my college...
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Part 3 of the ambassador research series - Avishek Mishra

Hi guys! This week I caught up with Avishek to talk to him a bit about the research he is doing here at the U over the summer. Avishek works at the MIND lab (Medical Devices and Instrumentation lab) in the Mayo Building right here on campus. Avishek...
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Ambassador Summer Research Series - Prashasti Bhatnagar

Hi guys! Today I talked to Prashasti as part of our Ambassador Summer Research Series. Prashasti is working as a Cancer Disparities Intern at the Program in Health Disparities Research in the University of Minnesota Medical School, Twin Cities. As...

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