My name is Ashley Maggia, which is different from what my class name shows as I have recently gotten married! Since my husband is graduating this spring, we will soon be moving to Madison, WI, which is why the main picture on my blog is the Wisconsin capitol building. Once there, I hope to successfully apply to the University of Wisconsin Medical School for Fall 2022 where I plan to become a doctor and specialize in Cardiology. During my time in college, I have - and still currently - shadow a cardiologist, which is why becoming a cardiologist has become my dream job. I also volunteer at OU Children's, which is a very heartening experience that has taught me multiple things about the importance of healthcare as well as the persona one should have with a patient. This semester I am also conducting research in the biology department. I am currently trying to determine the function of a gene in the female brains of Drosophila , which are a species of small fruit flies. This requires m
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Capri, Italy Capri was one of my favorite places I visited when I went to Italy. It was less touristy, being an island, as well as having beautiful sights. One of the sights that I remember vividly is the Blue Grotto. I was taken into this cave by a small boat where we had to lay down to enter. Once inside, the light would shine into the cave and make the water seem to glow. It was one of the most beautiful sights I have ever seen. Capri is an island near the Sorrento Peninsula: Pixabay Photo taken by me!