Class of 2020 Blog

Posts from the Johns Hopkins Class of 2020


September 24, 2017
by Lauren P.
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Back at It

Today marks 1 month since I’ve been back at Hopkins, and it’s already going so fast! After a couple relaxing weeks home, I came back to campus early to help with freshman move-in, and got to relax a bit during … Continue reading


August 12, 2017
by Lauren P.
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Dorm Do’s and Don’ts

Some of my fondest memories of the summer before I came to Hopkins are the hours I spent meticulously planning out my freshman dorm decor. I can’t say how many times my mom and I walked through Target looking at … Continue reading

July 17, 2017
by Lauren P.
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They say the best way to make sure you accomplish your goals is to write them down, right? So, that’s what I’ll be doing for today’s blog. I’ve always been a very goal oriented person, and the satisfaction of checking … Continue reading

May 12, 2017
by Lauren P.
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Papers and Projects

This semester, I’ve had to do a lot more lengthy papers and projects than in previous semesters. Though I’ll admit I’m more of a problem set person, I’ve actually enjoyed change in pace of the work I’ve been doing over … Continue reading

May 4, 2017
by Lauren P.
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Long time, no blog, but the past few weeks have been extremely busy! When I haven’t been busy with physics midterms, final projects, essay drafts, or research, I’ve been filling my free time with all the things that the Spring … Continue reading


April 13, 2017
by Lauren P.
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Summer Plans

For some reason, this particular week has gone by incredibly fast. Maybe its from a general lack of sleep (though self, not school inflicted), or a general lack of homework or exams as the semester winds to a close. This … Continue reading


March 30, 2017
by Lauren P.
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The Little Things

It’s easy to say that this first week back from spring break has been difficult. As I type this, I’d give anything to be able to go back to the sunny Riviera Maya and snorkel with sea turtles in crystal … Continue reading


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