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TDS 2019 – Reflections

Nov. 14, 2019—The Diwali Showcase (TDS) is a massive cultural showcase put on by the student organization, South Asian Cultural Exchange (SACE). It’s a super cool event because students from various backgrounds, not just South Asian, come together to learn a dance, increase their cultural understanding, and perform in Langford Auditorium. Check out this Hustler article that...

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Throwback Thursday: Why I chose Vandy

Oct. 17, 2019—‘Tis the season of applications, and now that I’m a graduating senior, I thought it would be fun to think back to four years ago when I was applying to college! I hope this might help those of you who are thinking about applying to Vanderbilt but aren’t sure. I toured A BUNCH of schools...

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Big News…

Sep. 29, 2019—I got accepted to medical school!!! As I type this phrase inside of a bustling coffee shop, I still can’t fully believe that it’s real. It feels like not so long ago I was stressing about gen chem, into bio, organic chem, and biochem midterms without seeing the light at the end of the tunnel....

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Senior Year Goals

Sep. 10, 2019—Now that I’ve covered my academic plans for the semester, and getting inspiration from Alex’s Bucket List post, I’ve decided to share some of my own goals for my final year at Vandy. Most of these goals are non-academic, since, in the end, college is time for personal growth and development in addition to professional...

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Senior Schedule Semester 1!

Aug. 28, 2019—Now that I’ve been to all of my classes at least once, my schedule is finalized. Keep reading to see what my class schedule looks like as a 1st-semester senior! I must say, this is my most academically relaxed semester since coming to college because I had to front-load many of my rigorous courses. 12...

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Things you might not think to bring but might actually need!

Aug. 7, 2019—Move-In Season is upon us! If you are an incoming first-year student, you are probably giddy with excitement, or maybe nervous about moving into a dorm for the first time. Since this year will be my last move-in to Vandy (omg what), here are some tips from my personal experience about what to bring! Desk...

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A weekend of festivities

Apr. 24, 2019—Though we have just entered finals season, this past weekend was fun and eventful. At the intersection of so many different holidays and celebrations, events throughout the weekend provided many ways to de-stress and enjoy the diversity in culture on campus. Regardless of individual culture or religious affiliation, the best part of campus culture is...

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Becoming a parent…

Apr. 11, 2019—of a Pea Plant! As part of Students Promoting Environmental Awareness and Responsibility (SPEAR), I’ve been raising a pea plant from seed to sprout for a few weeks in preparation to plant it in our community garden on campus. Check out my plant’s progress so far!     Nature! Wow! Growth! Follow the community garden...

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Why Vandy?

Mar. 29, 2019—When I visited Vanderbilt my junior year of high school, I had no idea this was where I would end up. After touring and learning about many other universities, by senior year of high school I was set on coming to Vandy. Here are some reasons that I knew either from the get go or...

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Defining Success

Mar. 20, 2019—This post was inspired by an assignment I had to do for my MHS Medicine and Literature class, in which I had to write an essay based not only on my own view on a topic but include others’ views as well through crowdsourcing. I found my results to be quite enlightening, so I decided...

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