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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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A Typical Day

Mar. 28, 2017—A question I get asked frequently (and used to wonder a lot myself) by high school students applying to colleges, my parents, and friends back home is “What’s a typical day like at Vandy?” A typical weekday for me in Vandy Land: Wake up around 8 Commons breakfast! Start class around 9 Lunch around noon...

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Ever the Planner

Mar. 15, 2016—Sure, it has been a while since I've posted, but just you wait, there's content a-coming.

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What Do You Do With A B.A. In English?

Dec. 6, 2015—What do you do with a B.A. in English? At Vanderbilt, anything.

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Getting Out from a Horror Story

Feb. 15, 2015—Good-bye, hard, life-draining science classes, and hello fun humanities and theater classes!

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Breaking the Ice

Sep. 21, 2014—It is due to people as inspiring as Frank Wcislo, Dean of the Ingram Commons, that the Commodores are the happiest undergraduates in America. This is my journey from Bangladesh to Nashville.

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First-Year Registration Tips

May. 17, 2014—Just some advice I wish I'd had a year ago as I freaked out over the decisions and process that was "first-year registration."

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Spring Fever vs. Finals: The Ultimate Struggle

Apr. 27, 2014—Tips and advice gained from my ongoing quest to be productive amidst way too much perfect weather, too many exciting events, and so many wonderful people.

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One down, three to go

Apr. 21, 2014—Today was my last day of class as a Vanderbilt first year student, and while I still have finals to get through, I can’t help but take a quick glimpse back at this year. I have enjoyed every minute of everyday even when it was hard, even when I stayed up late working on an...

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