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Is Organic Chemistry Really That Hard?

Feb. 15, 2021—I was nervous for organic chemistry since senior year of high school…before I was even accepted to Vanderbilt. I heard it from family members, teachers, TV shows, and who knows where else that orgo was THE defining premed class that was going to make it or break it for me. I didn’t even know what...

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The Premed Exam Cycle

Nov. 18, 2020—When I think back on my 2.5 years at Vanderbilt, it can be described rather simply. Freshman year: general chemistry week, calculus week, free week, repeat Sophomore year: organic chemistry week, biology week, free week, repeat Junior year: biochemistry week, physics week, free week, repeat   I’d be willing to bet if I asked around,...

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Exploring the Outdoors in Nashville

Jan. 12, 2020—What if I told you that Vanderbilt is actually a great school for people who love the outdoors? When I told my roommate that, he shot back, “The only outdoorsmen here are the people who live in Blakemore and schedule their first class on Commons just so they can have a daily morning hike.” It’s...

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