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Why Vanderbilt

Balance. When I visited, I was struck by the many examples of balance I noticed: different types of students, work and play, southern but not overpowering, etc. The list goes on, and I am fortunate that I've found the balance I perceived as a senior in high school to be very real at Vandy.

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

I am a bit of a workout freak. The Recreation and Wellness Center feels like my second home, and the facilities are so nice that I'm always excited to go back. Plus, Vandy (and Nashville) have awesome food, which is huge for making gains.

Describe a favorite class and why you like it.

My Business of Music class is so intriguing. Professor Porter is very well connected in the Nashville music scene, and his stories and examples are very real and relevant. He also brings in guest speakers that have amazing stories to tell about their success in the industry.

Who are your favorite music artists?


Kanye West


Mac Miller

What are your favorite TV shows or Movies?

Game of Thrones

Sons of Anarchy