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    Professor Ilyssa Monda’s Keys To Success

    “Know what you want, know how to ask for it.”   A phrase that inspires confidence, said by none other than Professor Ilyssa Monda. Monda teaches neuroscience, a subject she is extremely passionate about, in addition to psychopathology and psychopharmacology. Monda serves as an inspiration to students, as she has worked hard to overcome the many obstacles that going into the field of science as a woman entails. She also opens up discussing how stressful academic life really is, as well as how she found her passion for neuroscience.     Monda initially started out as a pre-med student, double majoring in biology and psychology with the typical workload of psychology…