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Why Vandy?

Mar. 29, 2019—When I visited Vanderbilt my junior year of high school, I had no idea this was where I would end up. After touring and learning about many other universities, by senior year of high school I was set on coming to Vandy. Here are some reasons that I knew either from the get go or...

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A day in the life of Vandy WR Cam Johnson

Jan. 30, 2019—Year: Freshman (Class of 2022) Major/Minor: Comm Studies and Business Minor Football team number: 7 Hometown: Brentwood, TN       After meeting you in Econ class at the beginning of the semester I realized you were one of the star recruits this year. What was that process like? How did you end up choosing Vandy?...

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Vanderbilt’s Professional Business Fraternities

Jan. 12, 2019—Vanderbilt is home to many dedicated students with an interest in business but we do not have a business school. I am interested in pursuing a career in the health business industry but I have found that not having a business school is actually an advantage because it has given me the opportunity to explore...

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Is Vanderbilt the Right Fit?

Jan. 6, 2019—I applied to Vanderbilt as a transfer student because “Why not?”, in addition to seven other universities that had similar characteristics. To be completely honest, it was not somewhere I could see myself attending because it was so far away from home. However, committing to Vanderbilt turned out to be one of the best decisions...

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Senior Sophie Reflects: Role As A Student Leader

Dec. 21, 2018—Senior Sophie just reflecting on trying to make other people smile

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Early Decision Memory

Dec. 17, 2018—It was this time of year, December, but 3 years ago. I was a senior in high school in Shreveport, LA. I remember receiving an email from Vanderbilt, saying that the decision was available to be viewed. Though I could have opened it right then and there, while at school, I waited until I got...

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Things I’m Thankful For

Nov. 29, 2018—It might be week late, but in spirit of Thanksgiving and pre finals szn, I wanted to make a list of what I’m thankful for! Being surrounded by amazing people: Vanderbilt is such an awesome place because it brings so many incredible people together, whether that’s fellow students who become lifelong friends or erudite professors...

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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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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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