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Life Lessons at NPR

“How did I end up here? How did I get so lucky?” The excitement that my sister shared when I told her where I would be spending my semester interning was eye-opening, “I LOVE NPR! WNYC HAS MY FAVORITE PROGRAMS, I LISTEN EVERY DAY! Have you listened to ‘Wait! Wait! Don’t Tell Me’? What about the Tiny Desk Concerts?” Prior to interning at NPR, I … Continue reading Life Lessons at NPR

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White House Whirlwind

When I tell people, “I study Politics at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.,” their first response is, “Well that is definitely the perfect place to be!” Having the chance to study politics three miles away from some of our most powerful lawmakers has been an incredible experience. As a CUA student, I can hop on a metro train after classes and gain … Continue reading White House Whirlwind

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Taking Flight: CUA Nursing

Hi, I’m Peggy and I’m a senior nursing major at CUA! Being a student at CUA, I often hear, “You have so many great opportunities available to you.” In all honesty, we do! We have incredible internship opportunities, and as a nursing major, I do clinical work at world-renowned hospitals just down the street. One of the best parts about being a student in DC … Continue reading Taking Flight: CUA Nursing

837 Miles From Home: How I Found Myself Interning with the FDA

“You will be a devising a statistical analysis report using information from NDAs and performing various experimental trials utilizing HPLC and HDX.” This is what I was told on the first day of my internship at the FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) in St. Louis, MO. This is not a joke, and I give you full permission to go ahead and read … Continue reading 837 Miles From Home: How I Found Myself Interning with the FDA

Senior Year Reflection

So this is it. My last and final posting on the blog. When I looked ahead on the blog calendar, this post seemed so far away. I thought to myself, “When this blog comes along, I will be graduating. I will have my life planned, and I will be leaving CUA…..I hope this takes a long time to get here.” To no one’s surprise the … Continue reading Senior Year Reflection

Junior Year Reflection

Wow! This year is quickly coming to a close and I really cannot believe it. What a year it has been. There were no shortages of learning experiences this year and amazing memories made. This year symbolized big change in my life and also brought me one year closer to being a college graduate (don’t mind me as I sob on my keyboard). Having a … Continue reading Junior Year Reflection