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A Post About My Life Outside the Classroom

Sep. 29, 2018—I know I spend a lot of time blogging about my classes and giving general advice and information about Vanderbilt, but, looking back at my posts, I realized it’s been a while since I gave any personal updates about what I’m up to these days. So, without further ado, here’s a recap of my life...

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7 Days of Blogging: All About VUcept and Visions

Nov. 19, 2017—Now that I’ve talked about my classes this semester, I thought I’d share with you all about one of the most meaningful experiences I’ve had the chance to have since coming to Vanderbilt: being a VUceptor! For those of you who are unaware, VUceptors are peer mentors who lead Vanderbilt’s orientation program called Vanderbilt Visions,...

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Hindsight is 20/20

Jul. 18, 2017—I cannot believe that I am officially a senior! I still remember moving into West House three years ago, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. Now, when I look back at freshman-year Aditi, I wish I could have known a few things before beginning my college journey. Of course, hindsight is 20/20, but here’s some advice from a...

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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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New Year, New Classes!

Jan. 6, 2017—Although I wish I were a freshman again and had four more years at Vanderbilt, there are some perks to getting older and being closer to the dreaded “G” word (a.k.a graduation!). I always look forward to registering for classes and planning my schedule for the next semester, and being a junior, I got all...

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University Catholic: Prayer Group (Bible Study) Edition!

Nov. 21, 2016—Why a bible study, though? Especially to freshman me, who had been to youth group exactly once and never really read the bible, “bible study” sounded scary. Like we were translating Greek or something. Seriously, scary stuff. For some reason, the two words also sounded like a huge commitment. Maybe it was the student part of me reacting at the word “study,” but I really didn’t like the sound of that word. Enter “prayer group.” (Shoutout to Phi Lamb :) thanks, y’all :)).

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VUcept: Round 3

Sep. 16, 2016—Third time's a charm :)

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“I was terrified:” The Weeks Before Move-In Day

Jul. 27, 2016—“Guys?” I looked around the patio table outside the frozen yogurt place. My yogurt hadn’t melted yet; the terrible heat of June had left Dallas. It was August, two weeks away from Move-In Day. “What?” Kristin and Alicia looked at me between bites of their cones. “Is this just me… or are y’all scared for college too?” Kristin and Alicia, two of my best friends since fifth grade, looked at each other and then looked at me. “Oh my gosh, Sophie, we’re terrified.” And then all of us started laughing.

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First Year @ Vandy: Expectations V. Realities

May. 14, 2016—Expectation: Vanderbilt is Awesome. Reality: #confirmed

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13 Things I’ve Learned from the First 18.75% of College

Mar. 7, 2016—I'm 18.75% done with college. EIGHTEEN POINT SEVENTY-FIVE PERCENT. Number one thing I've learned? Coffee is always necessary but only sometimes desirable.

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