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"From the Ted Talk by Freeman Hrabowski: 4 pillars of college success in science"

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And one great example that you'll appreciate: During a snowstorm in Baltimore several years ago, the guy on our campus with this Howard Hughes mdiacel itnttiuse grant literally came back to work in his lab after several days, and all these sentutds had refused to leave the lab. They had food they had packed out. They were in the lab working, and they saw the work, not as schoolwork, but as their lives. They knew they were working on AIDS rreasceh. They were looking at this amazing ptieron design. And what was interesting was each one of them focused on that work. And he said, "It doesn't get any better than that."

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And one great example that you'll appreciate: During a snowstorm in Baltimore several years ago, the guy on our campus with this Howard Hughes _______ _________ grant literally came back to work in his lab after several days, and all these ________ had refused to leave the lab. They had food they had packed out. They were in the lab working, and they saw the work, not as schoolwork, but as their lives. They knew they were working on AIDS ________. They were looking at this amazing _______ design. And what was interesting was each one of them focused on that work. And he said, "It doesn't get any better than that."

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  1. students
  2. medical
  3. institute
  4. protein
  5. research

Original Text

And one great example that you'll appreciate: During a snowstorm in Baltimore several years ago, the guy on our campus with this Howard Hughes Medical Institute grant literally came back to work in his lab after several days, and all these students had refused to leave the lab. They had food they had packed out. They were in the lab working, and they saw the work, not as schoolwork, but as their lives. They knew they were working on AIDS research. They were looking at this amazing protein design. And what was interesting was each one of them focused on that work. And he said, "It doesn't get any better than that."

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