Class of 2020 Blog

Posts from the Johns Hopkins Class of 2020

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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 suits 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

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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