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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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Schedule of a Second-Semester Freshman Vandy student (Pre-Med Edition)

Feb. 10, 2020—Hello world! I am so excited to say that this is my first blog post on Inside Dores! To read more about me and what I am excited for in my Vandy career, I have a short bio that tells you about all my plans and other nifty things. To sum things up, I’m currently...

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Best Nashville Experiences

Feb. 10, 2020—While there is no shortage of activities on Vanderbilt’s campus, there is also a hub of culture and recreation to be found in Nashville. In this post, I thought I would share some of my favorite experiences in Nashville for anyone looking to explore the city: Nashville Farmers’ Market- there are so many vendors and...

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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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Senior Year Highlights

Jan. 27, 2020—This year is definitely the one of the busiest and most enriching I’ve had during my Vanderbilt experience so far. Not only are classes interesting, but I’ve been given the chance to participate in a lot of other incredible experiences as well. Based on this, I thought I’d share some of the highlights I’ve experienced...

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Why Vanderbilt: Transfer Students (Part I)

Jan. 21, 2020—As promised in Fall 2019, I am writing this blog to present transfer students’ answers to the crucial question “Why Vanderbilt.” My “Why Vanderbilt” series will feature more transfers’ responses around February. I. A Junior’s Answer Year: Junior Majors: American Studies and Public Policy Studies Minor: Sociology Hometown: Provo, Utah Intended Career: Advocacy and NGO...

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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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Last Semester of Undergrad!

Jan. 6, 2020—I cannot believe it’s my last semester at Vandy! Many people usually have a pretty free second semester as a senior, but I still have a packed schedule. As a Music Performance Major, there are many requirements I have to fulfill every semester, which limits the number of classes I can take outside of music...

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Spring 2020 Class Overview

Jan. 6, 2020—Time here at Vandy is flying by, so I’m making my FINAL semesterly post on the classes I have the opportunity to take here. I’m particularly excited for this semester because I’ve practically finished my courses for my majors and get to take electives for fun now that I’ve completed all of my pre-medical requirements....

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Research Updates

Oct. 20, 2019—A cornerstone of my college career has been doing research in the Affective Neuroscience Laboratory here at Vanderbilt. I primarily do statistics research related to behavioral and neuroimaging data in the lab, and have come a long way since my first semester there my sophomore year. I began my research working with data from the...

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