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Oak Crest Institute of Science
March 21, 2011

My research experience at Oak Crest was extremely rewarding. Cutting edge research is very exciting and Oak Crest is a rare institute which offers such outstanding opportunities to undergraduate students. Oak Crest mentors allow students complete autonomy in designing and carrying out research, but they are ALWAYS around for support and guidance when you need it. The mentors are caring and concerned, and are interested in both scientific progress and in cultivating future scientists.

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While I was at Oak Crest, for about 9 months in 2006/2007, I was able to work side by side with the scientists addressing relevant, ground-breaking scientific issues. We were testing for (and discovering!) previously undetected environmental pollutants, using pioneering equipment and technology.

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I've been out of the Oak Crest loop for a while, so I'm not currently qualified to make any recommendations for change.

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Volunteer & undergraduate research.