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Another Sentimental Commons Post

Apr. 22, 2015—I love Memorial House, but what else is new?

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Getting Involved: Commons Leadership

Feb. 6, 2015—Hey guys! If you saw my last blog post, you may remember me writing about my recent appointment as the Fifth Floor Representative for Stambaugh House. If you haven’t read it, you should. It’s here. Thanks. In today’s post, I’d like to talk a little bit more about some of the amazing opportunities available to...

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18 Reasons to be Glad You Joined the Class of 2018

May. 1, 2014—For all the newest Commodores, I could give you a million reasons why I think you made the best choice, but I decided to hand the reigns over to these guys for this one — enjoy!

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Is Vanderbilt more stressful than the average university?

Apr. 28, 2014—Vanderbilt was recently ranked by CollegeXpress as one of the top ten most stressful undergraduate institutions in the U.S. This ranking takes into account data about the cost of tuition, academic rigor, acceptance rate, rigor of the school's graduate engineering program, and crime on campus, using data from the U.S. News & World Report and the National Center on Education Statistics. At face value, this ranking does not seem like something to brag about. Why would anyone choose to spend four years of their life here if it was possible to earn a degree from a less stressful environment? But when you take a closer look at the ranking system, you see that the only true negative factor is crime.

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The Beginning of a Beautiful (Peabody) Relationship

Apr. 15, 2014—Last semester, I applied for the Peabody Scholars program. I pushed myself all semester to qualify for the GPA of 3.6 or above, and I wrote a brief essay of application. In December I was thrilled to be accepted, along with 14 other students in the Peabody College of Education and Human Development. What is...

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You hit submit!

Jan. 16, 2014—I was made aware of something both exciting and infuriating the other day—apparently the Common App deadline was extended! Can you believe it? Back in my day, kids (well, senior year super-procrastinator Priyanka) had to slave through the holidays on those applications, and here I am now finding out that you guys had until JANUARY...

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