Maria fell in love with science while she was in high school. She also loves the Arctic!
She is a graduate student now in Geography. She researches the climate of the Arctic. A graduate student is someone who has finished all of school - even through college. Then they choose to study EVEN MORE! That means a graduate student might finish over 20 'grades' of school. Would you like to be in school that long?
Maria is very interested in the
International Polar Year (IPY) of 2007-08. If you are interested in studying penguins in the Antarctic or the northern lights in the Arctic, you should check out the IPY page. Maybe you could be a graduate student someday too!
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