November 4, 2013
Some Health Programs Overseas Let Students Do Too Much, Too Soon
Courtesy of Child Family Health International
Students often get the chance to pick up a new language or learn to navigate a strange city while studying abroad. Mary, a pre-med student at the University of Minnesota, helped deliver a baby.
She was so proud of the experience, which occurred during a visit to a health clinic in South America as part of a trip sponsored by a student organization on the Twin Cities campus, that she later wrote about it in her medical-school application.
Minnesota officials, however, were far
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