Did anyone here have a professor or mentor that changed their life and got them into this industry?

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I had a professor who got me interested in this industry. She was passionate about science and showed us how to appreciate it on a deeper level. She would always bring in new papers to show us and we would have long discussions about them. I think she changed my life and got me interested in this industry.

Dr. Smith was my chemistry professor in college. He was an amazing teacher and he made chemistry interesting and fun. He showed me that science could be a passion and a career. He encouraged me to pursue a career in science and research, and he helped me get started in my career. I owe a lot to Dr. Smith, and I consider him to be my mentor and my friend. He has definitely changed my life for the better, and I am grateful for everything he has done for me.

I never had a professor or mentor that changed my life and got me into science and research. instead, they were always frustrating and unhelpful. I learned that doing it by myself is the way to go.

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