Elisha Robinson with family.
Becoming a pharmacist while raising a young family

LIFE By Elisha Robinson 

The moment I had been anticipating for months was finally here! It was March 2018, and in my hand I held an envelope from the Purdue University College of Pharmacy.

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Nam Le flexes muscles during child cancer awareness event.
Learning resilience is not a heavy lift

LIFE By Nam Le

A quick Google search will define resilience as “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.” Resilience has been a buzzword in recent years, but the term unquestionably applies t

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Olhauson in APhA virtual meeting
Persevering, and finding peace, in the new normal

LIFE: By Morgan Olhausen

As I prepared to leave campus for spring break, I had unknowingly sat in my last didactic course and would spend the rest of my last academic semester of pharmacy school completely online.

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How much is your car costing you?

LIFE: By Timothy Ulbrich, PharmD

As a student pharmacist, you’re likely dreaming of that pharmacist paycheck that will someday soon start appearing in your bank account.

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Graduation cap tassel
Embrace the transition

LIFE: BY Scott Sexton, PharmD

Structure. Community. Exhaustion. Perhaps these are words that have defined the last several years of your life during pharmacy school.

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A year of firsts

LIFE: By Savannah Cunningham

My first year of pharmacy school was one of several firsts for me.

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Grayson Layton with family on beach.
Top five to survive

LIFE

Beginning your journey in pharmacy school brings about a multitude of changes that require you to shake up your world and step outside of your norm.

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Katarena Nalbandian in the kitchen baking with her grandmother.
My grandmother, Alzheimer's, and pharmacy school

LIFE

During several different periods in my life, one constant has been my grandmother. While Alzheimer’s may have changed her, nothing will ever alter the impact she has made on me and my future.

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The zen of bullet journaling

LIFE

Did you know that studies have shown disorganization leads to stress? I bet even without having done a lit search on the topic you know from experience that it’s true. I know I have.

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Students practicing mindful meditation
Be mindful about mindfulness

LIFE

The pharmacy profession prides itself on having an evidence-based approach to practice in order to improve medication adherence.

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Comstock at Glacier National Park
Fun that won’t break the bank

LIFE

You all know about the importance of self-care and preventing burnout. New research proves you can’t deny the importance of taking care of yourself.

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Dickerson behind his drum set
A lifetime of obstacles: Lessons in perseverance

LIFE

How do you decide what outfit to wear each day? Do you consider what matches or what’s clean? Probably.

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Map of Cameroon
How my pharmacy curiosity was awakened

LIFE

It was a cold, rainy evening when I visited my friend Cindy at the hospital. Her room was dark with a tiny strip of light coming in from the slightly open door.

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Jennifer Schweiger in yoga pose
Make yoga your prior commitment

LIFE

As a student pharmacist eager to explore various pursuits, it’s easy to take on many tasks and get caught up in the hustle and bustle of pharmacy school.

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Alicia Bautista playing guitar
My intangible stress ball

LIFE

If a commuter or tourist cruising behind me sees my “Music is the soul of life” bumper sticker, I am most likely headed home to toss away my white coat and slip into nightlife attire.

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Takas with University of South Carolina moscott
Fall football tailgate recipes

LIFE

By Abigail Takacs

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Burge with group on hike
How I forget about the world for awhile

LIFE

By Kristin Cheyenne Burge

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Holding 'Drug Take Back' sign
Success does not come as a one-size-fits-all

LIFE

By Paige Greene

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Eddie Mueller and friend covered in paint.
Sharing my passion for pharmacy and life

LIFE

By Eddie Mueller       

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Door mat that says, Home Sweet Home
Considerations for renting versus buying a home

LIFE

By Timothy Ulbrich, PharmD

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