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Why Vanderbilt

When looking at colleges, I was looking for a place that felt like home. I loved Tampa, but I never felt like I had found my place there. At my high school, everyone was either very socially-minded or very academically-minded, and there was little to no cross-over between the two types of people. This caused me to feel like had never really found my niche because I had always been a hybrid of both, and I yearned to find a place where I could be both and find others who are the same way. When I visited Vanderbilt, I found that. The people I met were driven, outgoing, and happy to be at Vanderbilt, and it was what I had always been looking for. I came to Vanderbilt to be myself. I love it with every fiber of my being, and if you ask anyone on campus they will tell you the same thing.

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

My absolute favorite organization that I am a part of is VandyRadio. I have always loved to find new music and share it with others, so to be able to do so on a weekly basis on my show has been not only rewarding but also super fun.

Describe a favorite class and why you like it.

My favorite class at Vanderbilt thus far was Developmental Psychology. I have always loved kids, so I absolutely loved learning about how they grow and develop. I really enjoyed that class, and it inspired me to take on my second major, Child Development.

What are your favorite books?

The Harry Potter books no contest

Who are your favorite music artists?


Louis the Child

Chance the Rapper

Kanye West

Oh Wonder