Posts by Jessica Roebuck

Jessica Roebuck is a biology major at Montclair State University in Montclair, NJ. She is the founder and sole contributor of the page www.facebook.com/HeavyScienceMadeLighter. Contact Jessica on Twitter @MissMicroscope.

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Realizing Your Dream: Stop Dwelling on “What Ifs”

“Excellence can be obtained if you care more than others think is wise, risk more than others think is safe, dream more than others think is practical, expect more than others think is possible.” ~Unknown

I think I always had an idea of what I wanted to be when I grew up, but I sort of tweaked it along the way. I knew I wanted to work in the field of science, but like most kids, I wasn’t exactly sure where I fit in.

When I was 10 years old, I wanted to be an astronaut. At the age of …