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Vanderbilt has the perfect balance of interesting and challenging academics with passionate and social students who get involved in a variety of things outside of school. I love the city of Nashville, Vanderbilt's sports and extracurriculars, my classes (specifically the Neuroscience ones) and most of all the people at this school.
Describe a favorite activity or organization and why you like it.
Vanderbilt Emergency Medical Society -I took an EMR certification class through this organization where I learned from real Vanderbilt LifeFlight paramedics about a variety of emergency medicine topics and techniques from scene safety to how to sling an elbow. I love this organization because it gives me hands-on medical and volunteering experience both in the ER and at different sporting and musical events which is rare as a student.
Describe a favorite class and why you like it.
Neurobiology of Behavior-In this class, we learn about the nervous systems of a variety of different animals from sea turtles to bats to snakes. We learn about certain unique features and behaviors they have and how they use that to survive and thrive in their natural environments.
Describe your most memorable Nashville or off-campus experience.
I've gotten to see both Luke Bryan and Tim McGraw at free outdoor concerts downtown which were both amazing experiences that wouldn't happen anywhere besides Nashville.