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Cooking on the Meal Plan

Jan. 28, 2020—My older sister graduated from culinary school, and so naturally, cooking is in my blood. However, Vanderbilt requires that all students who live on-campus purchase a meal plan. In an effort to not waste money, I try to cook with groceries that are on the meal plan. We have little stores called Munchie Marts, and...

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Applying to Graduate School 101

Jan. 28, 2020—Over the past summer and part of last semester, I devoted a significant amount of time to apply to graduate schools since I knew that I wanted to continue going to school after graduation. The process was pretty stressful for me, so I have created a few quick tips to hopefully help anyone else going...

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Late Senior Year Update

Jan. 28, 2020—Better late than never right? I can’t believe that I am currently in my last semester of undergrad at Vanderbilt. This first month has honestly already flown by, and I’m sure the rest of the semester will also pass quickly. But, here are a few quick updates on me! My Schedule I am taking five...

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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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My Writing Experiences at Vanderbilt (Part I)

Jan. 21, 2020—Happy Spring 2020! I hope everyone had a lovely winter break. During the break, I met with my family members, friends, and teachers, including my favorite middle school teacher who asked me about college writing. Her question and our following conversation resonated with a blog idea I had in Fall 2019: writing at Vanderbilt based...

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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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Spring Break 2020 Plans

Jan. 13, 2020—Though this semester has just begun, one thing that is on my radar already is spring break. While there are a couple months between me and break, it is definitely something I’m already looking forward to, as I am a site leader for Vanderbilt’s Alternative Spring Break program this year. What is Alternative Spring Break,...

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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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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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