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Free Food & Finals

Apr. 18, 2019—With all of the stress of finals approaching, it is easy to get overwhelmed with everything happening. However, Vanderbilt does a great job of keeping students encouraged and motivated during this time of year! Here are a couple of the destress events that Vanderbilt is offering during this finals season! Stress Less Spring Fest This...

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A Musical Weekend

Apr. 15, 2019—Over the weekend I had the chance to attend many musical events including the Nashville Orchestra’s performance of Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony, Vanderbilt Commodore Orchestra’s Spring Concert, and the Rites of Spring concert. I did have some work but most of the intense studying will start later this week as we prepare for finals. Coming to...

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How I Prepped for the MCAT as a Vanderbilt Student

Apr. 8, 2019—Being a college student means that life can often seem hectic. Between classes, extracurricular commitments, and friends, these four years take balance and a whole lot of time management. As a junior, one other thing was added to my already-busy load at Vanderbilt: studying for the MCAT. So, I thought I’d share what that process...

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Using Your Resources

Apr. 7, 2019—One of the great things about being a Vanderbilt student is the plethora of academic, extracurricular, and personal resources available to students. We’re only here for a limited amount of time, so using of all of the services offered is paramount. Here are some of the resources I’ve been able to take advantage of that...

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Course Highlight: Digital Imaging

Apr. 4, 2019—While I was considering Vanderbilt, I remember searching through the course catalog online reading through descriptions of classes and looking for classes that I could take simply for enjoyment and interest. I was excited about delving into my major, but I had passions beyond psychology and sociology. I was passionate about art, writing, cooking, and...

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How Much Homework Do You Really Have at Vandy?

Apr. 2, 2019—Many of my friends at other schools often ask me, “wow you go to Vanderbilt? Are you like always studying?” and I can genuinely tell you my answer is no! Vanderbilt has amazing classes that are often challenging but professors are much more understanding, kind, and invested in students’ learning that many people outside of...

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Why It’s Okay to Change Your Mind about Your Major

Apr. 2, 2019—It has been about a week since regular decisions came out, so firstly, I want to say: Welcome new class of 2023! Being accepted to college is an exciting experience. After the excitement can often come uncertainty. All of a sudden, it seems that everyone wants you to make a decision that might affect the...

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3 Exams, 1 Week.

Apr. 1, 2019—Reflecting on Sunday: At the beginning of the semester, I collected all of my syllabi from my classes and made a stacked chart with the dates of exams, papers, and quizzes. I found that there would be a few weeks where I had several important assignments back to back. To prepare, I have begun reading...

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Big Things This Spring

Apr. 1, 2019—This spring is definitely the busiest one I’ve had during my Vanderbilt experience so far. Not only are classes enough to keep me occupied, but I’ve been given the chance to participate in a lot of other incredible experiences as well.   Upon returning from winter break, Panhellenic sororities began recruitment almost immediately. While recruitment...

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Wonderful Moments in March

Mar. 31, 2019—After the rejuvenating spring break, school days in March have been fruitful. I talked with friends and shared fun stories about the break. With respect to academics, I finished several exams and designed a bilingual doll for a toy project. At the end of March, I hope to recap some lovely moments of the month....

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