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Why Vanderbilt

I chose Vanderbilt for the community.  I'm from a really small town so when I was searching for colleges, I was scared I wouldn't be able to find the same sense of community.  I found a second home at Vanderbilt and am constantly reminded how much the student body cares about each other through day to day interactions.

Describe a favorite activity or organization and why you like it.

Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is my favorite organization on campus because it empowers female engineers on campus and gives us access to career opportunities.  I've met some of my closest friends thanks to SWE while also expanding my professional network. 

Describe a favorite class and why you like it.

Currently I'm taking the class "History of World War II" which focuses on the moral dimensions of WWII. I love the class because it constantly challenges me to think through the morality of different situations in the war.