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Posts from the Johns Hopkins Class of 2020

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August 15, 2017
by Alyssa W.
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1000 Sandwiches

On Monday, August 7, CCO, the company I’m interning for, held it’s first ever Sandwich-a-Thon. For one hour, all the employees went down to the conference room and worked in teams to make as many peanut butter and jelly sandwiches … Continue reading

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July 18, 2017
by Alyssa W.
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What I’m doing this summer

For the past month I’ve been working at a medical education company in Virginia called Clinical Care Options as an editorial intern. It’s my first real nine-to-five, business-casual office job, where I have my own desk and computer and everything. … Continue reading

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June 7, 2017
by Alyssa W.
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Sun, Sand, Selfie Sticks

Immediately after I turned in my key and officially moved out of Wolman hall, my friends and I piled into a van and drove eight hours to North Carolina, where we spent 10 days in an Airbnb beach house. I … Continue reading

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April 29, 2017
by Alyssa W.
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Spotlight on Spring Fair

The second day of Spring Fair 2017 is almost over. In the past ~36 hours, I’ve eaten a ridiculous amount of food, spent more time on the Beach than I have all year, and got my fortune told. I can … Continue reading

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April 14, 2017
by Alyssa W.
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The Election

I stood outside Krieger 205 in my dress and blazer, shifting my weight nervously. I had been waiting for over half an hour, chatting with the other News candidates and trying to guess what questions I would be asked in … Continue reading

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March 31, 2017
by Alyssa W.
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Napping Spots on Campus

Naps are so important. As hard as I try to get eight hours of sleep per night, jam-packed days combined with last-minute assignments often keep me up long past my bedtime. I survive by napping as often and as long … Continue reading