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Sorority Recruitment at Vanderbilt

Dec. 6, 2019—It’s that time of the year again. I’m not talking about the holidays, finals, or the first snowfall, but rather, I’m talking about sorority recruitment. Vanderbilt has winter recruitment, which begins right before second semester instead of before first semester like many other universities. This way, freshmen can navigate new coursework, a new state, new...

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Shortlist of Gratitude

Dec. 3, 2019—Now that Thanksgiving break has come and gone, and we are in the calm before the storm that is finals season, I want to express some appreciation for things that make life sweet! It’s important to not lose sight of the bigger picture that is the wonder of life, even when school becomes a hectic...

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What Should I Take My Freshman Year At Vanderbilt?

Dec. 3, 2019—After just choosing classes for my 6th semester at Vanderbilt, I realized that I now know exactly what classes I want to and have to take. Next semester, I am taking two courses for my major, two courses for my minor, and one elective. I now take this knowledge for granted but freshman year, I...

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thankful~

Nov. 29, 2019—Probably one of my favorite things at Vanderbilt is that we get a week-long Thanksgiving Break! At this point in the semester, I know I’m almost on the verge of burning out and this break always comes at a much needed time to (mostly) relax for an entire week and spend time with family and...

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A Day in My Life

Nov. 29, 2019—I hope everyone has been having a restful Thanksgiving! Vanderbilt students are lucky and we have had this entire week off (a much needed break from school). Despite it being my senior year, my schedule has still been packed, so before this semester ends, I’d like to share a general overview of how my week...

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Exploring Nashville

Nov. 25, 2019—Nashville is truly a busy city! There is constantly so much occurring that it is borderline impossible to be truly bored. Earlier this semester, I was able to attend the Celebrate Nashville Cultural Festival in Centennial Park as part of an extra credit assignment for one of my classes. It was truly a great experience,...

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TDS 2019 – Reflections

Nov. 14, 2019—The Diwali Showcase (TDS) is a massive cultural showcase put on by the student organization, South Asian Cultural Exchange (SACE). It’s a super cool event because students from various backgrounds, not just South Asian, come together to learn a dance, increase their cultural understanding, and perform in Langford Auditorium. Check out this Hustler article that...

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What I’ll Miss the Most About Vanderbilt

Nov. 3, 2019—As senior year continues on, I feel more and more reflective about the experiences I have throughout my time at Vandy. There are a lot of things I’m going to miss about this place, so I thought I’d share those with you all who are wondering about life here or curious about the student culture....

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Why Vanderbilt? Perspectives from First Generation Students

Oct. 31, 2019—As a first-generation college applicant, you might be thinking “Why Vanderbilt?”. Here are responses from three first generation students describing their experiences on campus and giving some advice to any first-generation applicants. All three of them are executive board members of FirstVU, a student organization that is dedicated to supporting and empowering first generation students...

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Research Updates

Oct. 20, 2019—A cornerstone of my college career has been doing research in the Affective Neuroscience Laboratory here at Vanderbilt. I primarily do statistics research related to behavioral and neuroimaging data in the lab, and have come a long way since my first semester there my sophomore year. I began my research working with data from the...

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