Class of 2020 Blog

Posts from the Johns Hopkins Class of 2020


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


February 20, 2017
by Lauren P.
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On Motivation

Around this time last year, I was a second semester senior in high school, and already committed Early Decision to Hopkins. Motivation was low. AP tests loomed in the distance but didn’t seem to matter, and as all my friends … Continue reading


December 27, 2016
by Lauren P.
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To Training Trip and Beyond

In terms of finals, I was one of the lucky ones on campus. I only had two real finals during finals week, as my Spanish class had its exam the week before, and they were both during the first week, … Continue reading


December 11, 2016
by Lauren P.
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Surviving Finals

One semester is almost done! The only thing standing between me and winter break is two finals: Calculus II for Bio on Tuesday, and Applied Chemical Equilibrium on Friday. Of course, I am writing this as an excuse to take … Continue reading