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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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Be Real. Be Very Real. (The 10th Thing I learned Sophomore Year)

Jun. 4, 2017—Look past that curated Instagram and follow these Tips For Being Real

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Literally Everything about Academics (Or, How to Succeed at General Chemistry)

May. 29, 2017—Being real about grades, those people with the detailed excel spreadsheets, The Upperclassmen, and of course, General Chemistry. What would be a post without it?

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