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Joan Sep 26, 2014 4200 views

How do I get chances to practice public speaking?

I keep hearing that I am supposed to practice public speaking to improve myself. I always imagine that there will be lots of class discussion in college, so I want to be better at public speaking before I go to college. I do not have any real expertise so I don't see how I can find any way to...

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Joan Feb 21, 2014 4033 views

Does it affect my job prospects if I take a gap year before college?

I'm wondering whether it would be a bad thing for my career if I took a gap year between high school and college. I'm interested in working in medicine, but I'm not sure if that will be as a doctor or as a researcher. But I'd like to go internationally at some point, and deferring my college...

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Joan Feb 12, 2014 10910 views

What is it like to be an epidemiologist?

Hi I'm Joan and I'm in 9th grade. I wanted to learn something about epidemiology. I heard about it in school and I wonder what it's really like to be an epidemiologist. We discussed in class how epidemiologists study the spread of disease. What is a typical day for an epidemiologist? Or if...