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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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2 More Weeks!

Aug. 5, 2018—It is August 5th, meaning there are 2 weeks left until move-in (for junior year – wait what? already? dang)! This summer went by kinda fast, but I’ve enjoyed the break from the busy-ness of campus life. Last night, after a grueling total of 28 hours of travel from seeing family in Turkey I am...

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Vanderbilt’s Neuroscience Major

Mar. 30, 2018—Before coming to college, I had known that I wanted to study the brain. As a result, I chose to pursue the neuroscience major at Vanderbilt, despite not having much experience taking similar classes in high school. Neuroscience seems to be a college-specific line of coursework in many cases, so I wanted to provide some...

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How to Study (The 4th Thing I Learned Junior Year)

Dec. 17, 2017—Wow, this post is so important. Although I came to Vanderbilt as the valedictorian of my high school class, National Merit Scholar, AP Scholar, all the rest, I didn’t fully know how to study. I was doing parts of it: talking to myself outloud, creating quizlet sets, making connections between the material, but I didn’t...

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Just Take Time (The 1st Thing I learned Junior Year)

Dec. 17, 2017—Your brain is going to be quite non-alive after 2 AM, that extra 30 minutes actually means something, study fast and comprehensively

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On Fall Break

Oct. 15, 2017—Fall break holds a special place in my heart. It’s a comma in the middle of a sentence – a pause before the next movement of a symphony. A chance to take a breath, reset, and gain some perspective. Junior year has been, unsurprisingly, pretty hectic. I’d spent the summer down in Charlotte for my...

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How to take 2 labs at the same time

Oct. 14, 2017—Step 1: don’t do it! I’m just kidding. If your plans for the future require you to take a challenging course load, accept the challenge. Your friends will think you’re crazy, but once your figure out a good time management strategy, I promise it will not be crazy hard all the time. As a pre-med,...

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SAQ: Is there a Christian community at Vanderbilt?

Jul. 16, 2017—Dear Sophie, I’m an incoming freshman, and I’m wondering about the Christian community at Vanderbilt. I’ve never really been part of a youth group or bible study, so I’m not sure what to expect. What’s the Christian community like at Vanderbilt? I answered this question through this post, but I wanted to have more of...

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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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Math Secrets

Jun. 23, 2017—For the math major and the guy who hates math. Everything you need to know from the master herself.

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