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Alex Fanaroff


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End of the road

When I visited Duke as a high school junior, I picked up a copy of The Chronicle. I remember looking at the backpages, at the columnists, and thinking how cool it would be to have my own column....


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Love letter to my campus

In 33 days, I’ll no longer be a student at Duke for the first time in eight years. Since I’m staying at Duke for residency, I won’t be leaving, but I have a feeling it won’t be the same.


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Would I have been accepted?

The other day, I was shocked—shocked!—to read that Duke’s undergraduate admissions rate had fallen to 12.6 percent. Granted, undergraduate admissions hadn’t been a priority of mine since April...


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Match day

When I started medical school, I used to claim, quite frequently, that this or the other aspect of med school or of being a doctor was entirely unique.


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Betting against the odds

Last Wednesday night, Cameroon Indoor rocked and rolled as the Blue Devils rallied from a 14-point halftime deficit to defeat hated North Carolina by six points. Afterward, a bonfire raged as the...


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On the road

I spent most of December and January interviewing for residency positions at hospitals all over the eastern half of the country.

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