Last Call: Abby Plummer

Then + Now

Then + Now

As the semester progresses at the speed of light, the senior class is beginning to make peace with that fateful day in May: Commencement. Until the class of 2015 leaves us, BlogDH wants to highlight all the interesting things they’ve been up to. To this end, we’re (re)starting the series Last Call, which features seniors reflecting on their experiences at Brown. Each featured senior will tag another senior for the next installment. Find this year’s other “Last Call” chain here and our RISD “Last Call” chain hereWe’re restarting one of our chains with this post.

People might know me as… Mara? Emily? For some reason people often really confidently mistake me for other people. I think it’s my hair color.

In my time at brown, I am most proud of… The class that my incredible, inspiring GISP-mates and I crafted this year, Race and Gender in the Scientific Community. I learned so much from them, and am bursting with pride at what we accomplished last semester. Check us out!

On Friday night, you might find yourself… Snuggling.

3 things you wish you knew freshman year:

  1. It’s okay to stay up really late once in a while. A good conversation is worth way more than a good night’s sleep.
  2. That being said, the amount you sleep is definitely correlated to your mood. So make sure to sleep, especially two nights before an exam. Also, you’re going to develop some weird superstitions about sleep. Try to make friends who will not make fun of you too much for them. You will inevitably fail at this task.
  3. Don’t tell so many people you have mono. A shocking number of them will still remember and bring it up senior year.

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