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The Inside Word 2021 needs bloggers!

Do you fancy yourself an expressive and interesting writer?   Want to get paid to produce awesome content while you study?   Yeah... We thought so... For nearly the last decade The Inside Word has been a home for future University of Auckland students to get the inside...

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How I studied during biomed

One of the best tips I received ahead of starting biomed is that you have to hit the ground running. From the get-go, the lectures are content heavy and the first tests are looming so it is...

Biomed 2020 reflection

It's strange to think first year is already over, just like that! Now that I've made it through to the other side, I thought I would share some information and reflections that might help those...

Halls, Online Learning, and COVID?

Well, it’s that time of the year. Just as I was moving out of Waiparuru Hall last week, I was seeing new faces and the residential team giving tours to families and maybe future residents. I...

THE THREE TYPES OF GOALS

Imposter syndrome. The feeling that you don't belong. That your achievements are undeserved. The feeling that you're a fraud. Imposter syndrome is commonly experienced by many medical students -...

The things every biomedder needs…

As of 13/11/2020... I completed my first year of biomedical science and I thought I should share some of the things that got me through this wild year! Music from Reggie San Miguel - Ruby...

Beginnings, and Endings

(Picture taken back in May on top of Mount Batur - Bali, Indonesia)   Without even really realising it, three years have come and gone in a blink of an eye. Today (disclaimer: this post was...

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