My Journey in Applying for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (aka) An Article on Shooting Your Shot

Here’s the thing about the NSF GRFP application. According to my obsessive research on Google and Quora, winning it seems to be something like pure luck (not to diminish the winning applicants). I’ve never been particularly lucky, but I’d like to think I’m somewhat of an optimist. For those who aren’t aware of what the…

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My answer to the question “What do you want to do when you grow up?”

So, the question is still being asked disguised as “What do you want to do with your degree? What do you “do”? What’s your plan?” Let’s face it. When people ask this question, they are looking for a solid answer say – I want to be a pediatrician, lawyer, teacher, zoologist, etc. What they aren’t…

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VLOG: Truthfully Taylor Television

Truthfully Taylor TV is back! It has been such a long time since I started my vlog and bought my first camera years ago. So much has changed since then. It’s still some work getting myself in front of a camera, but I had to keep reminding myself that it’s okay if it’s not “perfect”…

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Wow, I Graduated! Now what?

Undergrad has been such a journey for me. I can’t believe it’s over. It feels like every year was it’s very own life in some sort of way. I won a beauty pageant in my freshmen year (what?!?!), I started my own poetry organization, published my first book, got to study away in Europe and…

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