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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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Need a Lifestyle Change? Here Are Some Resolutions for Second Semester

Jan. 14, 2019—I remember August 18th, 2018 like it was yesterday. It was Move-in Day for the Class of 2022, and arguably one of the most exciting–and nerve-wracking–days of my life so far. Thankfully, I’d soon come to find out that almost everyone felt the same trepidation as I did. Over the course of my first semester,...

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Spring 2019 Class Overview

Jan. 7, 2019—It’s spring semester already! Time here at Vandy is flying by, so I’m making yet another semesterly post on the classes I have the opportunity to take here. I’m particularly excited for this semester because I’m getting to take classes more specific to my majors now that I’ve mostly completed all of my pre-medical requirements....

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My Winter Break

Jan. 5, 2019—I can’t believe break is almost over! Our winter break is about three weeks long, but it seems like time flew by and in a couple days, I’ll be back in Nashville for the spring semester. After a hectic whirlwind of finals, projects, and papers, winter break is well-deserved time off. I use this time...

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Lessons From My First Semester at Vanderbilt

Dec. 21, 2018—First of all, CONGRATULATIONS VANDERBILT CLASS of 2023! We’re so excited that you will be on campus in a short nine months and can’t wait for you to start your journey here. I know it seems like a long time until you throw your caps in the air, but try to enjoy your last semester...

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Introducing New Bloggers! – Part Two

Nov. 27, 2018—Inside ‘Dores just finished recruiting new student bloggers. Deniz and I are very excited to introduce them to you through this two-part post since we have a total of 16 new student bloggers! Here are the last eight:   Name: Zoë Browne Hometown: Westerville, OH Class: 2020 Major(s)/Minor(s): Special Education and Child Development Favorite on-campus...

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Back at it Again!

Sep. 26, 2018—My third year at Vanderbilt has just begun, and it has already been busy, yet great! Here’s an update on my first month back in Nashville! My First Week: On the second day of classes, I saw Beyoncé and Jay-Z in concert in Vanderbilt Stadium! It was INCREDIBLE to say the least. Also, all the...

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Advice for Move-In 2018

Aug. 12, 2018—Hello everyone! I hope that summer has treated you well and that you are gearing up for the school year ahead. As I prepare to move in to Vanderbilt for the third year in a row, I thought I would share some advice for those of you joining us in the Class of 2022 this...

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5 Things You Definitely Should Pack for College

Aug. 10, 2018—Surprisingly, there’s now only one week left until Move-In Day 2018! I am excited, but of course, anxious for everything that the new school year will have in store. If you are an incoming First-Year student, I’m sure that you have checked every single packing list on the Internet to prepare for the year ahead....

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One Day Until Year Three

Aug. 10, 2018—One day until I move in for my junior year at Vanderbilt. While I wonder how it is that summer went by so quickly, there is no denying my excitement for the year ahead. I’ve spent the last three months keeping in touch with my friends from school via facetime and text, but I am...

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