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DDS, Competitive Ice Skater, Russian

September 11, 2017


I joined a program called ‘Young Medic’ in Russia during the last two years of high school which provided opportunities to observe physicians and to provide basic assistance to them and their staff. I was deeply impressed by the dedication and skill of the professionals I met and was confirmed in …

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MSc Masters Finance and Economics UK, Russian

April 2, 2012

Our lives so frequently appear linear on paper, despite our choices and the paths we take. Growing up in one of Uzbekistan's most ancient cities is an unlikely place for a burgeoning finance and economics scholar. As I guided countless tourists through my town of Bukhara, unaware of where life would…

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MA International Political Economy

March 27, 2012

Growing up behind the Iron Curtain - St. Petersburg - deep within the Soviet Union, my father and I would hold our regular clandestine meetings, hovering over an AM radio, listening to our only link with the outside world and Voice of America. I was a boy, then, and yet, as I look back now, reading …

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Medical School, Caribbean, Russian

February 28, 2012

I am young Jewish-Russian woman who has known for many years that my calling is that of a physician, and medicine has long been the center of my interests. Since I am fluent in Spanish (as well as Russian), I feel especially attracted to the idea of living and studying in the Caribbean. I am someone…

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