Archive for November, 2014

James Sharer knows that getting into the right medical school is challenging and therefore acknowledges the benefits from being on the Dean’s List. He also knows that maintaining both his grade level and standing on student committees looks good on a resume. A high grade point average is crucial for those students aspiring to go on to medical school or get an internship at a top hospital or healthcare facility.

James Sharer works hard in his studies and tries to maintain great relationships with his professors. Many people don’t understand the importance of being in the good graces of a professor. One great reference could go along way to putting the odds in a students favor when applying to graduate school.

James Sharer knows that the competition can be fierce when trying to get an internship. That’s why the Dean’s List is such an important part of any resume. In many ways it demonstrates to prospective employers that you are a hard worker and took school seriously and will be a great asset to their team.

James Sharer has made sure to make keeping his grades up a priority throughout his education, even prior to entering college. During his time at Downingtown West High School he maintained a 3.66 grade point average for all four years. James Sharer’s academic performance has never faltered while attending Penn State. In fact he has made the Dean’s List many times and maintains a cumulative 3.74 grade point average. He tries maintain to academic excellence and work hard in his pursuit of a career.


James Sharer says that are many different reasons why people want to be of doctors. Many people choose to go into medicine, because of the financial gain and stature. Medicine can be a very profitable field to get into. James Sharer is like the masses of people who are motivated by a desire to help mankind. He has a genuine concern for others, and wants to improve our healthcare system.

He is pursuing his doctorate and a career in medicine to help those in need.

James Sharer knows that it takes a lot of work and perseverance to get into the medical field, and therefore has prepared both through academic credits and personal endeavors to prepare for his career. Once James Sharer gets his undergraduate degree, he is looking at four years of medical school and another three to seven years of residency after that. James Sharer stays active in many honor clubs and interning positions. He is a member of the Biology Club at Penn State and has stayed on the Dean’s List every year at Penn State.

James Sharer has been working a research intern under the director of the Smell and Taste Center at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His duties include managing databases, using statistical software such as SPSS and SYSTAT. James Sharer also worked with patients, testing them on various sensory. He is working on a research paper that looks at the effect of smoking on Parkinson’s disease. James Sharer plans to graduate in 2016, and from there go on to medical school.