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‘Alternative Spring Break’

Service at Vanderbilt and Beyond

Feb. 4, 2019—Being at a school like Vanderbilt comes with a lot of privilege: I am able to study things I am interested in and have rich experiences thanks to the environment that my school provides. Something that has become increasingly important to me throughout my time at Vanderbilt is giving back to others in the way...

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Spring Break 2019 Plans

Jan. 14, 2019—Though this semester has just begun, one thing that is on my radar already is spring break. While there are a couple months between me and break, it is definitely something I’m already looking forward to, as I am a site leader for Vanderbilt’s Alternative Spring Break program this year.   What is Alternative Spring...

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7 Days of Blogging: Alternative Spring Break

Nov. 22, 2017—While next semester is still relatively far away, one of the things I’m most excited about when it comes to sophomore year is spring break! Last year, I went home for spring break, which was a much needed period of relaxation, but this year I wanted to take the plunge and try something new for break....

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Student Orgs for Days

Nov. 20, 2016—With so many student orgs at Vanderbilt (like 500 now), it can be hard to choose what to involved yourself in. If you'd like to hear about my experiences with orgs, read more here! Maybe I can help you sort out things!

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It’s A(lternative)S(pring)B(reak) Season!

Sep. 29, 2014—ASB is in the air! In case you haven’t already read my bio, Alternative Spring Break (ASB) was one of the selling points on the Vanderbilt tour I took the summer before my senior year. Service was always really important to me in high school and ASB has been one of the best ways for...

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Reminiscing About My ASBreak

Apr. 30, 2014—This post is super late, but I have to keep up the tradition of blogging about my spring break! This year, I participated in Alternative Spring Break (ASB) for my third year. This year my destination was Detroit, MI.

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Life Changing Spring Break

Mar. 19, 2014—When I first learned that I will be going on the Homelessness and poverty site in Washington DC with ASB, I was excited. This is one of the most popular and most influential sites and I was incredibly excited to go on it. The experiences that I had on that site were much more than...

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Poop ‘n’ Sawdust

Mar. 10, 2014—Over this past Spring Break, instead of spending my week on the shores of Cancun, I spent the week on a farm in Boone, North Carolina in the Appalachian Mountains.

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Preparing for Spring Break

Nov. 27, 2013—While I have nothing against the other seasons of the year, my mind has been wandering to Spring the past few weeks, more specifically Spring break.

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Reminiscing about ASBreak

Mar. 28, 2013—This is a little overdue, but I promised I would write about my spring break experience! I was a little nervous before the trip as I was taking on a new role in the program as a site leader. However, I’m happy to say that my ASB experience this year was just as enjoyable as last year.

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