first-year medical student

From Home to Hopkins

From Home to Hopkins

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At 11 p.m. PST on July 5 — less than three hours after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake rattled my home in Southern California — shock waves also went through the sports world. Basketball superstar Kawhi Leonard, who had just delivered Toronto its first ever NBA championship, surprisingly announced he would return to his native Los(...)

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The Anatomy of Being Human

The Anatomy of Being Human

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It’s 6 a.m., and my alarm goes off. Groggily, I continue to press snooze for the next hour, until I realize I won’t be able to enjoy a breakfast that’s not a granola bar if I sleep any longer. It’s been six weeks since I started at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as(...)

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