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Resources for Health and Wellbeing at Vanderbilt

Apr. 9, 2018—College is full of wonderful opportunities and activities with which students can get involved. However, during the four years of any undergraduate experience, there will undoubtedly be days when you get sick, are feeling stressed or overwhelmed, or simply need to take a break from the bustle of classes and organizations. Luckily, Vanderbilt offers a...

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Vanderbilt’s Neuroscience Major

Mar. 30, 2018—Before coming to college, I had known that I wanted to study the brain. As a result, I chose to pursue the neuroscience major at Vanderbilt, despite not having much experience taking similar classes in high school. Neuroscience seems to be a college-specific line of coursework in many cases, so I wanted to provide some...

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What It’s Like to Work on Campus

Feb. 28, 2018—Most people who know me well know will tell you that I work in a “nut lab” here at Vanderbilt. This is the colloquial name we have given to the research core in the medical center where I have spent several hours a week since arriving to campus. The reason we call it the nut...

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Tracking Down Summer Internships

Feb. 7, 2018—As if being in college, attending classes, and involving oneself in extracurricular activities weren’t enough, another major component of the undergraduate experience at Vanderbilt is finding productive ways to spend one’s time during the summer. This is something that has been on my mind a lot lately, as pre-medical students generally find internships or research...

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Spring Semester at Vanderbilt

Jan. 15, 2018—Spring at Vanderbilt is one of my favorite things. The campus blossoms with flowers, each day gets a little warmer, and, most of all, there are so many fun events on campus and in Nashville. I wanted to make a little post about what I’m looking forward to the most this spring because it is...

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7 Days of Blogging: Spring 2018 Class Preview

Nov. 24, 2017—Sadly, my week of blogging is coming to the end (but don’t worry, I’ll be back with Inside ‘Dores for 5 MORE SEMESTERS)! However, I’ve got one final post before we part ways for now. Since I started with my class recap for this fall, I thought I’d share with you all my spring class schedule...

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7 Days of Blogging: Where to Go on Visits to Nashville

Nov. 23, 2017—For those of you considering making a trip to Vanderbilt in the near future, I thought I’d share some of my favorite spots in Nashville that I would recommend visiting if you’re in town! Nashville is a vibrant city and one that I’m so happy to call my second home, so it was hard to narrow down...

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7 Days of Blogging: Alternative Spring Break

Nov. 22, 2017—While next semester is still relatively far away, one of the things I’m most excited about when it comes to sophomore year is spring break! Last year, I went home for spring break, which was a much needed period of relaxation, but this year I wanted to take the plunge and try something new for break....

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7 Days of Blogging: How Does Panhellenic Recruitment Work?

Nov. 21, 2017—When I came to college, I had no clue whether or not I wanted to be a part of greek life. Neither of my parents were part of a greek organization, and I had little to no exposure to the institution before coming to Vanderbilt. As a disclaimer, I still don’t know all that much about...

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7 Days of Blogging: The Best Ways To Destress During Finals

Nov. 20, 2017—While Thanksgiving break is far from over, I will admit that my mind has been on the finals I’ll have to take before coming home at the end of the semester. However, while it is easy for college students to get too focused on exams to prioritize their sleep, friendships, and overall wellbeing, my goal...

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