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My Career Plans

Feb. 17, 2020—As you will know if you’ve read my other posts, I am a neuroscience and psychology double major planning on attending medical school next year. I thought I would briefly discuss my future career plans so that you can understand how my time at Vanderbilt and beyond fits into the larger picture.   Broadly, my...

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Graduation: Thoughts and Feelings

Feb. 3, 2020—As a senior, I spend roughly half of my waking hours thinking about how much I’m going to miss Vanderbilt and how imminent graduation feels. I don’t think this is an uncommon sentiment among seniors, but I thought it would be nice to reflect a bit on my thoughts and feelings as my time at...

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5 College Study Tips

Jan. 22, 2020—Vanderbilt is a great place but can be difficult at times, just like any other university. I am now a junior and have learned valuable study tips throughout my time at Vanderbilt. Here are my top 5 study tips for an incoming freshman: Get a planner. In high school, I wrote everything down on my phone...

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Summer 2020 Preview

Jan. 20, 2020—If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ll know that I post updates each year on how I’m planning to spend my summer break. As this will be my final summer before medical school, I’m definitely trying to make the most of it and relax as much as possible before my next academic...

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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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Done with finals!

Dec. 14, 2019—My penultimate finals season is officially over! This was one of the most chill finals seasons I’ve had, but it sure feels nice to be relaxing at home now instead of having to worry about school for a few weeks. I thoroughly enjoyed my last fall semester at Vandy and I’m looking forward to next...

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My Med School Application Timeline

Oct. 6, 2019—Hello again! As my first semester of senior year gets into full swing, the next phase of my life is definitely weighing on my mind. As many of you know, I am in the process of applying to medical school, so I thought I’d share a little about the process as I’m going through it....

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Class Overview: Fall 2019

Sep. 15, 2019—Time here at Vandy is flying by, so I’m making yet another semesterly post on the classes I have the opportunity to take here (as a senior now!). I’m particularly excited for this semester because I’m getting to take classes more specific to my majors and electives for fun now that I’ve completed all of...

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Summer 2019 Recap

Aug. 22, 2019—Happy fall! I hope all of you had a great summer. Before the school year gets too far underway, I thought I would catch you up regarding what I’ve been up to over the last couple of months. If you have been keeping up with my posts for a while, you’ll know that I was...

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