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About maismail09

My name is Mohammad A. Ismail and I am a sophomore at the University of South Florida. I am double majoring in biology and biochemistry and hope to one day become a doctor. My main goal is to make sure that I am helping the community as much as possible with all the resources I have to offer regardless of how little they might be. I believe in order for us to be successful, everyone must do their part and no action is too small.

With the Blink of an Eye

And with the blink of an eye, it all came to an end. That is the only way I can describe this semester. Time always flies by fast, but this semester it was just unbelievable. I feel like it was … Continue reading

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Motivation

There are times when you feel like you have no motivation to do anything anymore and that the work that you are doing is not benefiting anyone. Times such as these make you want to give up on the tasks … Continue reading

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A Missed Opportunity

This week was a huge disappointment on my part for this project. Our class visited the MacDill Airforce base in Tampa and were able to explore it hand! They got to try on bomb squad suits, test flight simulators, check … Continue reading

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Mixed Views

For all those who have been following along with our project, we have some great news to share!!! This past Monday we reached and surpassed our goal of 120 boxes for the semester! Actually, we were able to collect a … Continue reading

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Appreciating the Hard Workers

For the past two semesters, I have been more involved in community and relief efforts than ever before in my life. As I sit down and reflect on how two years ago this was something I only dreamt about since … Continue reading

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Halfway There….

Only half way into the semester and the project has already received an immense amount of attention and success! At the initial stages of this project, we were apprehensive about the response we would receive from fellow students. We feared … Continue reading

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Escape Is Easy, Change Is Not

This past week has consisted of  me chugging orange juice and Dayquil down my throat just to get through the day while struggling to study for some hardcore exams! It caused me to delay working on plans I had laid … Continue reading

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And so the Pieces Come Together…

I’ve always believed that everyone has a role to play and being a part of this class has only strengthened that belief. Many of us that are here today had no idea what to even expect when we first took … Continue reading

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Crayola Happy

Moments that put a real smile on your face come by once in a while. Times that take you by surprise and leave you awestruck happen rarely. Possibilities that you deemed would never occur becoming a reality are not very … Continue reading

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Experiencing Change

Prior to entering USF nearly two years ago, I would have never imagined to be in the position at where I stand today. I never thought that I would one day be leading an organization in the role of a … Continue reading

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