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The Student Perspectives blog is a fresh and realistic snapshot of the life of veterinary medical and biomedical science students.
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Journey of YOUR Lifetime

Journey of YOUR Lifetime LubDub. LubDub. LubDub.  These are the sounds of the heart.  On average, a human heart beats about 3 billion times.  It sends blood to the lungs which comes back to the heart to supply oxygenated blood to the brain and the rest of the body.  The brain, like the heart, works every single day, every single minute.  It keeps the heart beating, it keeps the rest of the body working.  It allows you to feel pain, love, fear, the pressure of the pen in your hand and the keys on your computer.  Through an entire lifetime the brain never stops working.... until I'm in the middle of an exam.  I can try and try to get the answers that I have studied for hours to surface, but for some reason, they refuse.  This is an issue that many of us in biomedical sciences feel.  We learn the information, we hear it, we can repeat it and even teach it to others, but the moment we step into that classroom, sit in our seats... (Read More)