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Jenny

I'm Jenny, a ‘21 (freshman) here at Dartmouth. I’m so excited to begin sharing some of the memories I’ve made since coming here in September. I grew up in Bethesda, Maryland, about 30 minutes from Washington D.C. I never would have imagined that I’d end up in the tiny town of Hanover, but turns out rural life suits me better than I thought it would. I’m pursuing a biology major (potentially modified with anthropology), along with a global health minor. I’m a pre-med student as well! I'm interested in not only the biological mechanisms of disease, but also how social, cultural, and economic factors play a role in healthcare delivery.

 Besides writing as an admissions blogger, I volunteer at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) and I participate in other clubs related to medicine, including Primary Care Progress and Health Access for Americans. I’m also in the Great Issues Scholars Living Learning Community (LLC), so I live with like-minded peers and learn about global issues through special lectures and events. While I’m not studying or watching Netflix, I like to spend my time reading. But don’t worry, I don’t read Russian literature or other books really smart people read. Instead, my three favorite books are Humans of New York: Stories by Brandon Stanton, Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell, and A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf.

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Me, a recent high school graduate who's super excited about heading to New Hampshire for the next four years.

Feel free to ask me any questions and look out for my coming posts!