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LNYF 2020 Reflections~

Feb. 23, 2020—I wrote a post about cultural showcases last year, but this time I’m going to focus on the Lunar New Year Festival (LNYF), a huge cultural showcase put on by the Asian American Student Association (AASA), which happened just yesterday! It’s hands down my favorite Vandy activity because students from various backgrounds, come together to learn...

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My Career Plans

Feb. 17, 2020—As you will know if you’ve read my other posts, I am a neuroscience and psychology double major planning on attending medical school next year. I thought I would briefly discuss my future career plans so that you can understand how my time at Vanderbilt and beyond fits into the larger picture.   Broadly, my...

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Best Nashville Experiences

Feb. 10, 2020—While there is no shortage of activities on Vanderbilt’s campus, there is also a hub of culture and recreation to be found in Nashville. In this post, I thought I would share some of my favorite experiences in Nashville for anyone looking to explore the city: Nashville Farmers’ Market- there are so many vendors and...

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Going to College Out of State

Feb. 6, 2020—I grew up in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, which is about 35 minutes outside of Ann Arbor. The University of Michigan is located in Ann Arbor, and because of the proximity and prestige/reputation of Michigan, almost everyone from my hometown wanted to go to Michigan. I was one of very few people from my high school...

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Graduation: Thoughts and Feelings

Feb. 3, 2020—As a senior, I spend roughly half of my waking hours thinking about how much I’m going to miss Vanderbilt and how imminent graduation feels. I don’t think this is an uncommon sentiment among seniors, but I thought it would be nice to reflect a bit on my thoughts and feelings as my time at...

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A {snowy} weekend of dance!

Jan. 29, 2020—This past weekend I went to my first collegiate dance competition as part of Lakshya, a student-run South Asian Fusion dance team here at Vandy! Although we didn’t place in the top 3, it was still a super fun experience and we cannot wait for our next competition coming up in a few weeks. The...

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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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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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5 College Study Tips

Jan. 22, 2020—Vanderbilt is a great place but can be difficult at times, just like any other university. I am now a junior and have learned valuable study tips throughout my time at Vanderbilt. Here are my top 5 study tips for an incoming freshman: Get a planner. In high school, I wrote everything down on my phone...

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