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Why Vanderbilt
When I was applying to schools, Vanderbilt had everything that I wanted and more- outstanding academics, a vast array of extracurriculars, passionate students, SEC athletics, not to mention its location in one of the coolest cities in the world! As a student, I can now say that Vanderbilt has been everything that I have dreamed of- and more! My major, Human and Organizational Development (commonly known on campus as HOD), has prepared me for my future tenure in the workforce and has enabled me to interact with individuals from all walks of life. I am so incredibly thankful for the people that I have met, the classes that I have taken, and the overwhelming sense of community from all individuals on Vanderbilt's campus.

Describe a favorite activity/organization and why you like it (2-3 sentences).
Being a 'Dore for a Day student host has enabled me to share my Vanderbilt experience with individuals from all over the world. I have met and interacted with so many wonderful people through this experience!

Describe a favorite class and why you like it (2-3 sentences).
My favorite course has undoubtedly been Talent Management and Organizational Fit with Heather Lefkowitz. This course focuses on factors impacting the world of work. Through thoughtful discussions and creative projects, I learned many critical skills that I will take with me into the workforce. Professor Lefkowitz is an incredibly passionate professor who fervently cares about her students.

Describe your most memorable Nashville/off-campus experience.
During April 2019, I volunteered at the NFL Draft in Downtown Nashville. I was a volunteer in the combine-based attractions section of the event, which enabled me to interact with hundreds of Nashville citizens and visitors. As a football lover, this experience was amazing, and over 500,000 people attending the event over the course of the weekend. I even saw 2020 Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes from afar!

List some of your favorite books, movies, TV shows, or musical artists.
I love reality television! It is my guilty pleasure.

I am also an avid reader. Some of my favorite novels are Where the Crawdads Sing, To Kill a Mockingbird, and The Great Gatsby.