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Alyssa Downey's Blog – April 2015 Archive (3)

Good reads!

I'm not too sure if anyone shares the same passion that I have, but I absolutely love to read. You'll usually find an unread book on my person, unless I'm already loaded down with books or binders from school.

If anyone else has this burning desire to pick up a good book/poem/magazine/short story, here are a few that I recommend to everyone. Some of the titles that I included might be a little tough to read, so forming a book club could help you understand the material a little…


Added by Alyssa Downey on April 26, 2015 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

Feeling overwhelmed? Here are a few tips to help!

      The older you get, the more it seems like there just aren't enough hours in the day. It can be tough juggling school alone, but once you add jobs, research, internships… it can all seem like too much! I don't have a job right now, but I do participate in research, and intern with Latinitas while attending UTEP as a Microbiology student who is trying her best to prepare for medical school, so it's safe to say that I feel overwhelmed a lot of the time, too! But, I do have a few tricks to…


Added by Alyssa Downey on April 19, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

College questions and answers!

How did you prepare for college?

In all honesty, I really didn't prepare much for college, aside from taking several AP courses in high school and applying to a few scholarships my senior year. I feel like I didn't have the proper guidance from counselors and wasn't told to take courses that could apply as…


Added by Alyssa Downey on April 10, 2015 at 8:57pm — No Comments




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