The community when I visited campus my senior spring was palpable. Students were on the lawn studying and playing frisbee, would ask me if I needed help when I looked lost, and seemed passionate about being a Vanderbilt student.
Describe a favorite activity/organization and why you like it.
I was on the founding board of a club called VandyHacks that puts on an annual event to bring hundreds of students from all over the country to Vanderbilt's campus to build software together. It's really cool watching beginners who don't consider themselves 'computer people' to be able to learn how to code and create something they're proud of over the course of a weekend.
Describe a favorite class and why you like it.
Music theory because it has pushed me to think in a way that I have never really been comfortable thinking. After seeing 14 concerts my freshman year + many others thereafter I figured, hey, why not learn a little bit about why
What are your favorite books?
Brave New World
Who are your favorite music artists?
The Killers, Kanye West, Flume