My New Year’s Resolutions every year sound pretty much the same: get good grades, eat healthier, go to the gym more, sleep earlier, stop procrastinating…you know, those typical goals that everyone has. But I feel different about my resolutions for 2017. Ever … Continue reading
It was 6 pm. It was 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 … Continue reading
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
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
December 8, 2016
by Jonah K.
Comments Off on Quad going up on a wednesday
The quad was lit. As I emerged from the fog of a multi-hour study session in the library and into the smoke of hundreds of sparklers, I stopped for a moment to take in the sights, noises, and smells of … Continue reading
To prospective students anxiously awaiting next Friday, good luck. One year ago, I was in your shoes, and I still have a very vivid memory of my own Early Decision release day—Friday, December 11, 2015. In a (probably vain) attempt … Continue reading
I recently watched Charlie Day’s commencement address at Merrimack College. I don’t know how I stumbled upon it, probably in a video clip on Facebook, and I don’t even really care about Charlie Day (I’ve never watched It’s Always Sunny in … Continue reading
1. The Baltimore food scene Well I wrote over a thousand words on food in Baltimore for my last blog, so for specifics head there. But the amazing diversity of flavors in Baltimore can keep you exploring for years, or … Continue reading
Thanksgiving is easily one of my favorite holidays. It is literally a holiday centered around food: what’s there not to like? Every year I look forward to Thanksgiving, but this year I was more excited than ever. This year meant … Continue reading