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Vanderbilt Parents’ Weekend

Sep. 24, 2019—The words “parent” and “college student” do not seem to have anything in common. One is responsible and one is broke. One gets sleep and one gets none. One vacuums and one rarely even makes the bed. However, Vanderbilt Parents’ Weekend is one of the most fun weekends of the year. It turns out, parents...

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Summer Plans

May. 3, 2019—I thought I’d talk a little bit about what I’m doing this summer since many of my fellow Inside ‘Dores bloggers have shared what they’re doing. As a music major, usually I would be off to some summer intensive music camp, but this year is a bit different. I haven’t actually been home for the...

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If you’ve decided what college you’re attending…

May. 1, 2019—Why a "Happy Monday" picture? Because Mondays are like the college process: seemingly stressful but then AWESOME. Post features things you could do if you wanted to now that you've DECIDED! applicable to any college :)

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My Plans for the Summer

Apr. 28, 2019—Now that the year is winding down, and finals season is coming to a slow end, I’ve pretty much figured out my plans for the summer. Unfortunately, they’re not very exciting, nor are they terribly unique. But, here they are:   1. Taking Organic Chemistry at a local university. Rather than taking Gen Chem with...

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Summer 2019 Plans

Mar. 25, 2019—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. This year is a bit different. I still have some plans, but after three years of hard work, my main plan for the summer is to REST. With the...

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Keeping in Touch with Friends Back Home

Mar. 12, 2019—The absolute best part about breaks is being able to go home and spend time with all of my friends that I grew up with. I remember when I first got into Vanderbilt, I was really worried about how I would maintain all of my friendships in Ohio. And yeah, I know we have texting,...

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What I’ve Been Up To

Mar. 3, 2019—Happy March Everyone! I’m home for spring break for the week, and it will be nice to relax, spend time with family/friends, and binge on the latest TV shows for a while. That said, I do still have to work on a research paper for my first year writing seminar; luckily, though, I’m writing about a...

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Uncertainty in College

Jan. 21, 2019—I came to college pretty sure that I wanted to be an engineer. Math and physics were always my strong suits, and along with my logical thinking style – as well as the rest of the people in my life saying how great of a career it would be for me – it just seemed...

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SAQ: What Do You Like About Vanderbilt? (Part I: The Environment)

Dec. 26, 2018—International students, professors, outstanding seniors...

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How to Make Your Dorm Room Feel Like Home

Dec. 9, 2018—Dorm room shopping is one of the most memorable and exciting parts of starting your college journey; everyone remembers their first dorm room and all the fun they had shopping for just the right things to put in it.  Having the opportunity to decorate a space that is (almost) all your own is a big...

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