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Name: Vishnu S.

Hometown: Bangalore, India

Major(s): Physics

How did you discover Hopkins and why did you decide to apply ED? I’ve known of the university for ages now, but decided to apply in late 2020. The academic culture, the wide range of opportunities and the urban location convinced me that Hopkins was where I wanted to spend the next four years.

What are you most excited to do in Baltimore? Experience snowfall for probably only the fourth time.

How has your family background or life experiences shaped you? Growing up, I’ve been inspired by people around me to be resourceful, and look for problems and their solutions in all sorts of places.

What crazy invention would you love to design? Chewing gum that lasts long enough.

What book, album/song, or TV show has had a profound influence on your life? Fight Club.

What fictional character do you most relate to or most closely represents you as a person? Mr. Krabs.