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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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Math Secrets

Jun. 23, 2017—For the math major and the guy who hates math. Everything you need to know from the master herself.

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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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Ceilings

Apr. 9, 2017—I’m terrified of ceilings. It’s an odd sentiment, right? People are afraid of heights, but ceilings protect them. Ceilings equate to security; they place a limit on what one can experience, potentially shielding one from the unknown. I chose Vanderbilt for a few main reasons. The highlight was the incredible financial aid package the University was...

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Inspiration

Apr. 7, 2017—My favorite films are the types that make me think about life, that stir an excitement or yearning within me, that allow me to experience life in a way I have not personally been able to live out or hear about. Recently, I had the opportunity to watch two movies through Vanderbilt. The Women’s Center...

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An A&S Student’s Journey through the 4 Undergraduate Schools

Jan. 29, 2017—With job searches, graduate school considerations, new leadership positions, and the sad realization of my last year here at Vandy, last semester was a roller coaster of emotions. The one defining aspect of this year is quite unique. Last semester, I took classes in all four undergraduate schools, and I’m proudly continuing that practice in my...

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All the Science: The SyBBURE Research Program (Apply! :))

Mar. 7, 2016— In SyBBURE, you find the middle-school geek grown up who still loves chemistry. You find the triple major in math, engineering, and computer science who has awesomely dyed hair. You find the people who dedicate hours of their week to science in their labs and then combine their knowledge with others in subgroup. Deep in Stevenson, amidst the people who give their lives to science and math, surrounded by posters covered with long and intimidating words, you find the opportunity for innovation and discovery: SyBBURE.

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Just do… Everything!!! (Status of Everything: 12.5% Completed!)

Dec. 23, 2015—Two months ago I sat down in my advisor’s office and pulled up a word document entitled “The Grand Plan.” We both laughed a little as I showed her how I had planned out the next four years, study abroad and all. The Grand Plan involves an Applied Mathematics Major, a General Music Minor and...

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Paper Airplanes and Solar Sails: Engineering Day 2015

Dec. 5, 2015—Christmas came early for us lucky souls in the Engineering School. After months of hair-pulling caused by programming assignments and circuit designs, I received an email with a bright blue flier attached from the Engineering Council. “The Engineering Council presents: Engineering Day 2015!” Imagine my excitement. A date matched only in anticipation by the new Star Wars premiere!

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Student Orgs for Days

Nov. 7, 2015—“College XYZ has over 300 student-run clubs and organizations. If you can’t find one that you like, you can start your own!” If you’re a high school senior, you’ve probably heard some form of this declaration way too many times during an info session or campus tour. Colleges love to talk about how involved their...

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