Niloufar Asgari

Student

Location icon United States

At the moment, I'm nearing the end of my undergraduate studies at Boston University, with plans to attend the Northeastern University School of Law this fall. During my time at BU, I was able to take a diverse set of courses due to the stark difference between my major and minor (Psychology and Business Administration), and the flexibility my prior credits gave me to take several electives. As I reflect on the skills and experiences these courses have given me, one that stood out most was research. I have chosen to create a simple platform in which I've compiled research papers I've written to serve as a supplement to my résumé, so that my claims about my academic experience can be evaluated or verified by my actual work.
[All factual claims are cited, analysis and opinions are my own]

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Retail Clinics and their Value in Public Health

The purpose of this paper was to identify a business opportunity in healthcare and analyze it from a stakeholder perspective-I chose to discuss retail clinics from a public health perspective.

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Biology, Society, and Crime

This paper was actually an exam for a course in Criminology- the first part aims to explain the impact of the theory of Biological Positivism on the criminal justice system, and the second half discusses the way social class constraints may lead to criminal behavior.

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Fee-For-Service Isn't Good for Anyone

The purpose of this paper was to select a broad aspect of the U.S healthcare system and analyze its pros, cons, and opportunities for growth, taking into account the interests of various stakeholders.

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ADHD: Nature or Nurture?

This was a scientific research study I completed for Human Population Genetics, a biology course. The purpose was to identify a SNP (single nucleotide polymorphism) that I had reason to believe was linked to expression of a specific trait, and use statistical analysis software and scientific literature to attempt to prove or refute my claim.

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The Glass Castle and Family Psychology

The purpose of this paper was to assess Jeanette Wall's famous novel, The Glass Castle, from a clinical family psychology perspective, specifically to identify the maladaptive and adaptive psychological mechanisms at play within the family.

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From Pity to Pride- a shift in Societal Attitude towards the Disabled

This was my final paper in a writing course focused primarily on literary and film-based portrayals of the disabled community within the U.S. The purpose of the paper was to choose one particular disability area and analyze trends and adaptions in its literary and on-screen image.

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Acid Rain and Protist Survival

This was a scientific research experiment I conducted pertaining to the impact of Acid raid on protists (single-celled organisms) for ecosystems biology.

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