Featured Stories tagged with "LAS"

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LAS students aren\'t your average college students: In addition to school, they often need to juggle yeshiva, work, and their personal obligations. But Ezra, Mark, Aronie, Moshe, E.C. and Yuriy manage to do it all. Studying accounting, forensics, physical therapy, finance, law, and marketing, these six young men share a bit about their backgrounds, career plans, and decisions to choose Touro. 
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In a farewell message to the Lander College of Arts and Sciences graduates of 2016, the faculty at LAS share some parting words of wisdom and advice, such as…:
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So often, we’re defined by the negativity in our lives and/or the trauma we’re exposed to. Even more commonly, those experiences and emotions are dealt with strictly in terms of stress disorders and difficulty functioning within a stable and happy life. There is, however, a growing sentiment toward the study of Post-Traumatic Growth (PTG), which essentially posits that after confronting tragedy, one can transform their struggles into positive individual progress. In other words, trauma can be absorbed, worked through, and then potentially used as a catalyst for healing. 
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Why LAS? Lots of reasons. One, the separate classes, which cater to the frum community. Two, classes are small, so it’s easier to pay attention and be more interactive. Three, I can study with people similar to me. And four, the college is effort-driven. You can get a really fantastic and challenging education if you put in the effort. These are the reasons I\'m here.
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Hometown: Cleveland, OHHigh School: YavneSeminary: Seminary of Chaya Mushka
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Why law? I believe I possess the skills that can contribute towards a successful career in the legal field, such as strong analytical skills and the ability to reason and think critically. 
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After seminary, Sara took a second gap year to intern for Palo Alto, California’s The Friendship Circle, an organization that pairs up special-needs children and teens with high school volunteers to participate in a variety of fun, exciting programs. “I’d never worked with special needs kids before, and the internship really let me get a glimpse of what it was like. While there, I came to realize that I wanted to specialize in the special-needs population after completing my coursework for OT.”
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Why finance? It’s useful in learning about the laws and taxes associated with starting and managing my own business, which I want to do someday. Accounting deals with the past, finance deals with the future.
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Why accounting? In high school, I owned and managed the bakery/canteen at my bungalow colony for a few summers. Performing all the calculations and bookkeeping gave me an understanding of what accounting is all about, and that’s when I realized that I wanted to pursue that.
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To some extent, trying to figure out how the human body works can feel like we’re chasing our own tail. How can we possibly master the inner workings and outer survival of a vessel that was magnificently created? This is partly what drives aspiring physicians like Yakov Glicksman in their studies. The recent Lander School of Arts & Sciences Biology valedictorian and current New York Medical College (NYMC) student has been drawn to better understanding anatomy since childhood, and is fast en route to an occupation in the field.