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Introducing FirstVU

Oct. 1, 2018—Are you a first generation college student? Being a first generation college student encompasses many things, it does not necessarily follow a strict definition. This umbrella term can apply to you in many ways like these: being the first in your family to attend any college (like Anarius) being the first in your family to...

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Back to Black {and Gold}

Aug. 27, 2018—Though I moved in a week ago, and classes started just last Wednesday, it feels like I’ve been at Vandy for a much longer time, while also not realizing how fast it all goes by. At the same time it feels like I’m still at the beginning, but I also feel much more experienced since...

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Something(s) Good (The 3rd Thing I learned Sophomore Year)

Dec. 31, 2017—Research, Academics, Leadership, Friends, Family - five areas of my life where so much good has come!

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The Four Things I’ve Learned Junior Year (Fall)

Dec. 16, 2017—The things I think about over decaf lattes and long walks through leaves

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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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CC: Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM!)

Jul. 15, 2017—The Baptist Collegiate Ministry at Vanderbilt Place is a Christian community where generations of students have found a home during their time at Vanderbilt! The BCM is welcome to all students, regardless of denomination of faith, who wish to grow in their spiritual walk with Christ. We strive to help each other develop into active members of a local church, build trusting relationships in small groups, and worship the Lord together every week.

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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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Sophie Druffner: My Life in GroupMe

Nov. 21, 2016—Since my phone is dead so often, GroupMe and email are my primary forms of communication. I’m 90% sure that everything in my life could be reduced into GroupMe, and actually, looking over this post now, I think that it has. (If you have further questions on the things mentioned here, check out the relevant...

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EMAIL ME! (Seriously. Just do it!)

Nov. 19, 2016—I wrote this post because I would LOVE to answer your questions about life at Vanderbilt! My email is sophia.druffner@vanderbilt.edu. I know that it may seem scary to send an email into the abyss, but I am SO excited to answer any questions that you may have and I answer really, really quickly! So hit me up. Seriously.

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The Vanderbilt Balancing Act

Oct. 16, 2016—Juggling clubs, greek life, classes, friends, and more... a day in the life of an average Vanderbilt student.

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