Class of 2020 Blog

Posts from the Johns Hopkins Class of 2020

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July 10, 2017
by Kaylee Z.
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On Self-Love (Even When You Aren’t Sure Who You Are)

Self-love was never something I felt like I actually needed to actively work on. I mean, I genuinely liked myself. Wasn’t that enough? When I got to Hopkins, I was filled with the utmost pride to be going to my … Continue reading

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June 15, 2017
by Katie D.
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Losing someone and trying to learn from it

I always expected summer break to be different. I pictured myself running through some magical, flowery field after being set free from finals. I expected to finally have the time to reconnect with friends after the long semester that made … Continue reading

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April 12, 2017
by Jack G.
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Losing the Lottery

The above email found my inbox on March 30th. The week prior, all freshmen were buzzing about the sophomore housing lottery—would we get a good timeslot? Do we prefer the full apartments of Homewood/Bradford or the suites of Charles Commons? … Continue reading

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March 29, 2017
by Jack G.
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Note-taking

Lecture Notes Towards the end of senior year of high school, I found myself frustrated with my own notebooks—frustrated with the lack of lesson titles and dates whenever I had to go back a few months to find that one … Continue reading

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March 17, 2017
by Lauren P.
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@High School Lauren

During my freshman year of high school, we were required to write a letter to ourselves in four years, and that letter was delivered to us right before graduation. Similarly, right before graduation, we wrote a senior letter that will … Continue reading