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Why Vanderbilt

1. A school that promotes interdisciplinary learning and emphasize innovation.

2. Located in Nashville, a very comfortable city to live in.

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

My favorite organization is Vanderbilt Motorsports. It provides a lot of hands-on experiences to engineering students. It also develops problem-solving skills and promote teamwork.

Describe a favorite class and why you like it.

I like the first year engineering module. In that class, I can experience different types of engineering before I decide my major. Besides, I can also gain some hands-on experience by collaborating with fellow classmates on class projects.

Describe your experience becoming a part of the Vanderbilt community.

I feel connected and included in the Vanderbilt community. Students are very kind and friendly to each other. There are also tons of activities that take form in groups, which can help students to develop friendship with each other.

What are your favorite books?

The Giver

Naked Economics

Who are your favorite music artists?

Maksim Mrvica

What are your favorite TV shows or Movies?


House of Cards

The Walking Dead

White Collar

Breaking Bad