Brown School Student Experiences

The breadth and depth of experiences that our students have during their time at the Brown School are unparalleled. Read firsthand from some of our students.

Winter Wonderlands around St. Louis

​Winter break was a glorious month-long break to let our brains rest and get ready for the next semester.  For those of us that stayed in St. Louis over break–or those seeking winter-friendly adventures in these first weeks back to campus–there are lots of free (or very low-cost) winter wonderland activities to help you de-stress! ANNUAL WINTER EVENTS AND FESTIVALS: Garden Glow is a festival of lights hosted at the Missouri Botanical Gardens running from November through December. While Garden Glow isn’t free, it is amazing and so worth the cost of admission, and you can attend a “bargain night” for reduced admissions cost!  Plus, an 85 degree Climatron that gives some cold air reprieve! Brewery Lights takes place at Anheuser-Busch’s Brewery and Biergarten in St. Louis. The...

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Cultivating a Life of Learning

​In the fall, I registered for my final semester of classes at the Brown School. I also submitted my intent to graduate in May of 2019, and the email asking me to do this came at a complete surprise. It’s really intimidating to think that I have five months left of schooling left before I go out into the field and work full-time. As I found myself anguishing over my final semester course selections, I realized that there were several options that I could take, and this made me wonder about the compromise between certain courses over other. What if I missed a learning opportunity? What if I am in practice and something I’ve never learned about comes up with a patient? Do I truly...

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