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Learning to Love Your GPA

Jan. 6, 2020—Vanderbilt is naturally full of high achieving students. To even be accepted to Vanderbilt means that you were probably at the top of your class in high school, and maybe even had a 4.0 GPA. I know that for me, high school was never particularly challenging, and I wasn’t studying for hours on end. I...

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Spring Semester Look-Ahead

Dec. 18, 2019—With Fall semester wrapped up, there is only a few weeks before Spring semester begins! With Spring comes a whole new semester of activities and events. If you’re interested in what Spring semester at Vanderbilt looks like, here’s a look-ahead at what to expect, both on-campus and around Nashville: Basketball season: Tailgate season and football...

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Why I Love Vandy in the Fall Semester

Dec. 18, 2019—With Fall semester officially being over, I’m reminiscing about all the good times. Coming from South Florida, there isn’t much of a seasonal weather change. It pretty much stays warm all year long. So being at Vanderbilt in the fall, with an actual fall season, has been a delightful experience. Spring semester is great, but...

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Why You Should Join a Club Sport

Nov. 29, 2019—For most people, high school consisted of school, friends, and sports. If you’re like me, you don’t want your sports career to end after high school, but you also aren’t going to play on one of Vanderbilt’s amazing D1 teams. Fear not though, because there are other options. One of the best things I did...

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Being a Non-Greek Life Student at Vandy

Nov. 27, 2019—In movies about college, why do they always show the sorority girls as the hot, popular it-girls? And that fraternity brothers rule the school? Totally false advertising. I’m here to tell you that at Vanderbilt, that is definitely not the case. Not being in Greek Life here is not the end of the world by...

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What to do when the Homesickness Hits

Oct. 30, 2019—Is it just me, or has this semester been simultaneously flying by and crawling at the same time? It’s crazy to think that we are already at week 11. More than two thirds of the way done with first semester. I’m not usually too homesick, but around this time of the semester I always get...

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The Life of a Student Intern

Oct. 10, 2019—If you read my last blog, you know my summer was full of applications and interviews, and a lot of disappointment. But hey, if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Eventually my trying paid off! After a lot of hard work, I am proud to say that I have officially graduated from student...

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The Summer of Applications

Sep. 11, 2019—This summer was a learning experience for me. I decided that since I wasn’t doing an internship this summer, I felt like I needed to do one during the school year. Previously, I hadn’t decided what I could see myself doing in the future. However, after taking Professor Michael Porter’s Business of Music class, I...

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10 Things I Learned Freshman Year

May. 31, 2019—Now that I’m home and all my belongings have been unpacked (I know, you’re probably thinking ‘what took you so long to unpack?’ – let me tell you, unpacking is my biggest enemy), I can officially say that my first year of college is complete. Done. Finished. OVER.   That’s quite a scary thought to...

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A Guide to Picking a Roommate

May. 30, 2019—Picking a roommate can be a daunting task. Sometimes picking a roommate can feel like speed dating. Whoever you pick is someone that you will be cohabitating with for the whole year, and for many people, it is their first time sharing a room with someone else. While it is true that you don’t necessarily...

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