‘Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship’
Mar. 7, 2018—This is a MAJOR throwback! My Vanderbilt journey began on this day, four years ago, when I woke up early in the morning for a Chemistry final in high school. I checked my inbox and saw an unexpected email sitting there. Here it is: I was admitted to Vanderbilt as a Cornelius Vanderbilt scholar! Back...
May. 11, 2016—The last night before I left, Carolyn and I took a bus into Nashville and walked along the pedestrian bridge (it’s beautiful!) Standing on the bridge, overlooking the Cumberland, we couldn’t believe how far we had come. As we looked at the lights' reflection on the river water, only one question ran through our minds: How did this happen?
Oct. 26, 2015—Imagine my surprise when the counselor told me that instead of taking a FYWS (First-Year Writing Seminar), I could take an Honors Seminar instead, through the College Scholars Program! Oh, how I love the Cornelius Vanderbilt scholarship!