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On Meeting, and Leaving, People

I was reminded recently about how much perspectives can change, spurred by a return to Virginia to visit my undergrad briefly and attend a wedding. The

Posted by savvy on May 15, 2019 | Reply Read More

Forgotten Anniversary

An important anniversary of mine came up recently. I wrote the date into my tiny calendar a year ago, using dark blue ink to signify everyday happenings

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Once Bitten, Twice Shy

One of the more unsettling parts of growing up has been losing a sense of identity. Or rather, having a past identity fade and being uncertain of one&#

Posted by savvy on February 3, 2019 | 1 comments. Read More

The Strange Club where Nobody Belongs

Being in graduate school is like being in a strange club where most people unironically talk about how they aren’t supposed to be here and will

Posted by savvy on November 8, 2018 | Reply Read More

Prelude to PhD

Years ago, in late high school, I had a pen pal. We had met during a summer governor’s program and weren’t particularly close, some common

Posted by savvy on October 21, 2018 | 2 comments. Read More

The Cycle of Hellos and Goodbyes

After months of efforts and hoping, I recently had the opportunity to visit the University of Michigan to interview for their BME PhD program. For those

Posted by savvy on February 20, 2018 | Reply Read More

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