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Why Vanderbilt

I fell in love with Vanderbilt (unexpectedly!) after growing up with it my whole life. My parents met their freshman year at Vanderbilt, but I didn't want to follow them to their alma mater. When I finally toured as a senior, I fell in love with Vanderbilt and have yet to fall out of love with it! More than the statistics on the page, I loved how accessible and intentional Vanderbilt's faculty and staff were, even for a high school senior just visiting. Now that I am here, I can say that the people- my friends, classmates, professors, and advisers- make me want to share my love of Vanderbilt with new visitors and students every day.

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

Momentum Dance Company is an amazing organization that allowed me to continue my passion for studio dance. We put on two full-blown, entirely student-produced and student-choreographed shows every year. I have all the creative freedom in the world and I can't get enough!

Describe a favorite class and why you like it.

I love my Chemical Process Principles class. It sounds nerdy, but I came to school to study chemical engineering to BE a chemical engineer. This class is the fundamentals, and it's a constant reminder that I chose the right major.

What are your favorite books?

The Handmaid's Tale

Harry Potter Series

Fahrenheit 451

Who are your favorite music artists?

Def Leppard

Van Halen

Guns 'n' Roses

Seether

What are your favorite TV shows or Movies?

Star Wars

The Princess Bride

Breaking Bad

NCIS

Harry Potter (again)

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