Class of 2020 Blog

Posts from the Johns Hopkins Class of 2020

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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

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January 23, 2017
by Kaylee Z.
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PSA: Stat 1 Is NOT a 500 Level Class

Just in case you didn’t get the message, I’m going to say it again: Stat 1 is NOT a 500 Level Class. If you did think that Stat 1 is a 500 level class, YOU ARE NOT ALONE and let’s be friends. … Continue reading

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December 30, 2016
by Jenna M.
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2016.

New Year’s is around the corner and, you’ve guessed it: that makes it that special time of year to be oddly reflective and introspective. Around the world, people are opening a journal for the first time, or reminiscing through iPhone photographs … Continue reading

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December 19, 2016
by Jenna M.
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What I Learned in My First Semester (besides actual academic types of things)

115 days, 5 classes, and 1 new city later, and I am finally finished with my first semester at Hopkins. It is truly amazing how much a life can change in such short period of time. In some respects I often felt … Continue reading

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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