Fw: marine biology

From: Cathy Schaeff (schaeff@american.edu)
Date: Thu Dec 13 2001 - 17:25:39 EST


-----Original Message-----
From: Cathy Schaeff <schaeff@american.edu>
To: vjcanavan <vjcanavan@berwickshirehs.org.uk>
Cc: schaeff@american.edu <schaeff@american.edu>
Date: Thursday, December 13, 2001 12:47 PM
Subject: Re: marine biology

>Hi Vikki,
>
>Initially what is important is getting a good grounding in biology and
>related subjects. Will you have a biology course of just the 'science'
>course that you have already taken? You also want to take upper level math
>courses. Go to http://www.american.edu and check out what the entrance
>requirements (specific grade and course requirements) are for the biology
>department. Go also to the list of courses needed for a biology degree --
>that will let you know where you are heading and what courses you should
>focus on to be prepared when you get here. In the mean time, skills such
as
>photography will be useful.
>
>Once you get here we'll get you working with scientists who work with
marine
>mammals and perhaps also get you a position at the National Zoo working
with
>their seals so that you can get some hands-on experience.
>
>Good luck,
>
>Cathy Schaeff
>-----Original Message-----
>From: vjcanavan <vjcanavan@berwickshirehs.org.uk>
>To: schaeff@american.edu <schaeff@american.edu>; pita@whale.wheelock.edu
><pita@whale.wheelock.edu>
>Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2001 6:49 AM
>Subject: marine biology
>
>
>>Dear Sir/Madam
>>hi! my name is vikki canavan,i go to Berwickshire High School in
>england.i'm
>>16 years old and am deeply interested in working with dolphins and orcas
>>when i am older. the subjects i am taking just now include
>>English,Geography,Computer skills,Spotrs Studies(where we teach younger
>>people how to swim and play other sports).I recently took my exams and
>>passed them.that was Geography,Maths,Science,Craft and Design,English,
>>Physical Education, and Computing Studies.I was wondering if you could
help
>>me though as i want to go to America to work with marine animals.I am
still
>>at school doing other subjects and plan to leave when i have passed
another
>>set of exams.I need to know what you think of this and if it was possible
>to
>>do this!!
>>thank you!
>>yours sincerely
>>
>>
>>vikki canavan
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>"This e-mail is privileged, confidential and subject to copyright.
>>Any unauthorised use or disclosure of its contents is prohibited.
>>The views expressed in this communication may not necessarily
>>be the views held by the Scottish Borders Council"
>



This archive was generated by hypermail 2b30 : Mon Feb 25 2002 - 21:06:00 EST