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How Much Homework Do You Really Have at Vandy?

Apr. 2, 2019—Many of my friends at other schools often ask me, “wow you go to Vanderbilt? Are you like always studying?” and I can genuinely tell you my answer is no! Vanderbilt has amazing classes that are often challenging but professors are much more understanding, kind, and invested in students’ learning that many people outside of...

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How I Spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Feb. 4, 2019—Monday, January 21st, classes were cancelled to recognize the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Nashville and surrounding colleges hosted several events throughout the city. Vanderbilt kicked off MLK weekend with a variety of events such as teach-ins, gatherings, a trivia night, a march, tours, and several speakers. Students had the opportunity...

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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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The Secret to Academic Success at Vanderbilt

Nov. 10, 2018—When I was visiting colleges, one piece of advice that I was always given was to go to office hours whenever I could, which is why I was flabbergasted when I walked into office hours for my 200+ person lecture and saw no other students. I had a free one-on-one tutoring session with a renowned...

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Maymester 2018 Stop 2: Monte Verita

Jun. 12, 2018—Hello again! Before beginning, if you have not yet read my post on our Maymester’s first stop, Geneva, Switzerland, be sure to check that out for more information on what a Maymester is and what brought me to Switzerland. So, to pick up where we left off, I travelled to Monte Verita with my class...

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Maymester 2018 Stop 1: Geneva

Jun. 12, 2018—Hello and happy summer, Inside ‘Dores readers! While spring semester at Vanderbilt ended in early May, many students took part in Maymester courses throughout the month of May to explore subjects of interest with Vanderbilt professors either on or off campus, often travelling abroad. A Maymester course is like most courses you can take during...

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Registering for Classes: What you need to know

May. 28, 2018—If you’re anything like I was the summer before my first year, you’re probably super excited to choose your classes for your first semester in college! [Insert wholesome words of encouragement and “the world is your oyster” like phrases here]. Now onto the good stuff! First, I would recommend getting comfortable with YES (Your Enrollment...

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Anchors Aweigh!

Apr. 30, 2018—This is it — my LAST Inside ‘Dores post! Aghhhh! Blogging for Inside ‘Dores is one of the highlights of my Vanderbilt journey. I voraciously read Inside ‘Dores the summer before I came to Vanderbilt, and now when I see emails from applicants and future Vanderbilt students who tell me they’ve read my posts and...

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Class Spotlight: World War II

Oct. 25, 2017—Last summer in London, I took a Vanderbilt Maymester class called The Economics of Warfare. We talked a lot about World War II, and actually got to visit major war sites such as D-Day beaches in Normandy (pictured below) as well as Churchill’s War Rooms in London. After visiting such historic locations and learning about...

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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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