Going Bananas

As an aspiring conservation health professional, Sarah strives to consistently keep her report card stacked with straight A’s. She is like many hardworking students – dedicated yet discontented, “[It] can be very frustrating. But I want to be in the conservation medicine field, which is incredibly competitive, so I’m trying to keep my eye on the ball in order to be accepted into a program.”

For those who are unaware, conservation medicine revolves around the studies of relationships between humans and animals. Sarah is specifically intrigued with gorillas because of their DNA similarities with humans. Gorillas are able to interact and communicate with people, which is why Sarah finds them to be so fascinating. “I wanted to do something that helped the world and I’ve always like animals. Then I read more about the issues with gorilla …
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