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We’re excited to share these stories, tips and updates from Letters to a Pre-Scientist community members!

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What keeps me coming back?

I don’t remember how I came across Letters to a Pre-Scientist in 2014; maybe a friend posted it, or maybe a lab colleague suggested it

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Awesome Letter 2: Enthusiastic writing

The goal of this blog series is to provide STEM pen pals with inspiration and ideas from real letters written by STEM professionals. We asked

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I need to teach like a YouTube influencer

Distance learning creates novel issues for teaching and learning while exacerbating existing issues. Non-teachers tend to focus on the remote aspect of the situation. They

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LPS over the years

When Macon Lowman and I founded the Letters to a Pre-Scientist pen pal program back in 2010, we had a simple goal: get students talking

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LPS Mission Statement Update

This past summer, the Letters to a Pre-Scientist program’s mission got a refresh. Our original mission was to demystify STEM careers and empower all students

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Scientist Spotlight: Caitlin Mack

This week’s Scientist Spotlight features Caitlin Mack, a masters student studying social behavior of animals at Michigan State University. Our Scientist Spotlight series features STEM