The Heart of Genetics

Hi blog dogs! Hope everyone is staying safe from the virus, and hopefully many of you, like me, are getting the added bonus of working from home. My favorite little heart failure dog is a huge fan. I just hope my patients don’t hear him coughing once an hour. They might get concerned. So having…

Reassurance and Routines in Prenatal Genetic Counseling

Hello again, bloggie doggies! 🐶 I’ve had a wonderful and long week of being a wanna-be genetic counselor, and I’m excited to share all of those fun updates. Before I forget, I wanted to make sure I share that next week my blog will be published on Friday afternoon instead of sometime Thursday! That’s because…

Are There Pipettes Involved? An Intro to Lab Genetic Counseling

It’s the week of my Bay Path interview! We’re approaching six weeks left until Match Day, which is amazing. Almost time to start looking at housing and potential workplaces in my three city options. Until then, we’re all trying to entertain our minds with thoughts of our futures in GC, so this week I wanted…

Is There Such a Thing as a Good Shadow?

One of the most important things an applicant can do to get into a genetic counseling program is shadow genetic counselors. That’s because so many bio majors can look at this career from the outside, and see reasons to go into it. In a genetic counseling career, you don’t have to spend 40 years at…