I’m now about halfway through my second semester at Hopkins. It’s absolutely crazy to me that just a year ago, I was waiting not-so-patiently to hear back from all the schools I applied to, and now I’m actually here, at … Continue reading
B’More classes occur during the last week of intersession, and are only open for freshman to enroll in. These are classes that cultivate a new awareness of Baltimore, in all different senses. There are a variety of B’More classes. This … Continue reading
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
Now that Intersession has ended, the new semester is in full swing. I was lucky enough to get into all the classes I registered for, and so far, I am loving all my classes. This first week has been a bit … Continue reading
January 24, 2017
by Jenna M.
Every year, we look forward to winter break. It is the perfect mix of the excitement of holidays and the freedom of no school for 10 days. In college, this perfect little mix does not go away; instead, it increases dramatically. … Continue reading
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
It was 6 pm on the second day of my winter break internship at the National Institutes of Health. I was just getting ready to pack up and go home when it happened–my computer beeped and I got the notification to … Continue reading
November 15, 2016 – damn. I just got a 57% on my second calc midterm. Well, technically, it’s a 56.6, but I’m taking any confidence boost I can get and giving myself the liberty of 0.4 percentage points. I didn’t … Continue reading
December 19, 2016
by Jenna M.
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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
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