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Homecoming 2018

Oct. 29, 2018—Homecoming was roughly two weeks ago, but I definitely had an exciting weekend. Here’s a recap of Homecoming 2018 at Vandy!   On Monday, Vanderbilt Programming Board hosted Daymond John from Shark Tank in an evening speaking event. The event was completely free, and he gave very inspiring advice about how to successfully achieve your...

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Flulapalooza

Oct. 2, 2018—  Every year, Vanderbilt hosts an event called “Flulapalooza!” From 6 AM to 6 PM, Vanderbilt vaccinates as many current students, faculty, and staff as they possibly can for absolutely free. Flulapalooza began in 2011 as a way for Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) to test its mass emergency vaccination plan. Therefore, it is only...

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Back at it Again!

Sep. 26, 2018—My third year at Vanderbilt has just begun, and it has already been busy, yet great! Here’s an update on my first month back in Nashville! My First Week: On the second day of classes, I saw Beyoncé and Jay-Z in concert in Vanderbilt Stadium! It was INCREDIBLE to say the least. Also, all the...

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Apply to Blog for Inside ‘Dores!

Sep. 14, 2018—Have you enjoyed reading the Inside ‘Dores blogs? Do you want to talk about how much you love Vanderbilt? Then you should apply to write for Inside ‘Dores! Who Are We? Inside ‘Dores is a student organization that falls under the Office of Undergraduate Admissions (OUA). We are the official Vanderbilt student blog, and we...

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5 Things You Definitely Should Pack for College

Aug. 10, 2018—Surprisingly, there’s now only one week left until Move-In Day 2018! I am excited, but of course, anxious for everything that the new school year will have in store. If you are an incoming First-Year student, I’m sure that you have checked every single packing list on the Internet to prepare for the year ahead....

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A Summer Update

Aug. 2, 2018—I definitely had a busy summer this year, but I enjoyed every minute of it. Of course, it involved many home cooked meals, my comfy bed, and countless hours of Netflix. But, here’s an update on what I did this summer. At the beginning of May, I traveled to Disney World for a few days....

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A Letter to Freshman Year Me

May. 13, 2018—Dear Freshman Ashli, At this point, you are about to graduate high school and spend your entire summer wondering about all the mysteries of college. Knowing myself, you are also questioning what your life at Vanderbilt will be like for the next four years. As a now rising college junior, I have learned numerous life...

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Food, Food, and More Food

Apr. 18, 2018—Anyone who knows me well, knows that food is truly my first love. I have always loved trying new restaurants, and that has definitely not changed while attending college. So far, I’ve tried at least a dozen different restaurants in Nashville. I have enjoyed so many, but I have somehow managed to narrow it down...

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Myths about Vanderbilt

Apr. 10, 2018—First off, congratulations to the incoming Class of 2022 on recently being accepted to Vanderbilt! At this point, you are probably trying to make your final decision on where to attend college. So, to help make your decision a little easier, I have written this post debunking various myths about Vanderbilt that my own classmates...

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My MOSAIC Weekends

Mar. 9, 2018—I cannot believe that it is March again, which means that MOSAIC weekend is right around the corner! MOSAIC is a multicultural student recruitment program which invites about 200 admitted students from various minority backgrounds and rural areas to visit campus during one weekend in March. This weekend definitely had an immense impact on my...

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