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Send us yo questions (yo)

Jun. 23, 2017—Email your questions about anything, because we know it all (obviously). :) Even if we don't, we can always find someone who does.

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Literally Everything about Academics (Or, How to Succeed at General Chemistry)

May. 29, 2017—Being real about grades, those people with the detailed excel spreadsheets, The Upperclassmen, and of course, General Chemistry. What would be a post without it?

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EMAIL ME! (Seriously. Just do it!)

Nov. 19, 2016—I wrote this post because I would LOVE to answer your questions about life at Vanderbilt! My email is sophia.druffner@vanderbilt.edu. I know that it may seem scary to send an email into the abyss, but I am SO excited to answer any questions that you may have and I answer really, really quickly! So hit me up. Seriously.

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Dear High School Senior Sophie…

Mar. 8, 2016—Hey, dear. Now, take a few deep breaths and look up from that AP Physics C book for now. You’ll do well on the exam, I promise. We need to talk.

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Happy Tears on a Sad Day

Dec. 14, 2015—Why I will always remember the day I was accepted to Vanderbilt.

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ED1: You’re in, but now what?

Dec. 11, 2015—Congrats to ED1 for being the newest members of Vanderbilt c/o 2020!!! I remember the sheer shock I felt when I got in RD last year, but right after I was like “Wow, I’ve accomplished the one thing I’ve been working towards for years. Now what?” Honestly, I could tell you what I think you...

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Opening My Vanderbilt Decision

Dec. 11, 2015—Ah, how I will never forget December 12th, 2014.

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A Holiday Guide To ED1

Nov. 25, 2015—Stop stressing and eat pie.

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Considering ED? READ THIS!

Oct. 26, 2015—Still considering applying ED? It's not too late! I would know because I decided to apply 3 days before too!

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Why Vanderbilt?

Oct. 7, 2015—The day was March 6th and the time about 4:00 PM. Standing in my kitchen, I stared at the email. Later, I would learn that many of the other CV Scholars had the same experience; was it even real?

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