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“They Answer I Present”: Why Vanderbilt (Part 3)

Oct. 17, 2019—The question of “Why Vanderbilt” has been on the back of my mind during my years at Vanderbilt. My academic advisor also asked me this question the first time we met. Then, when I was learning Japanese grammar to give reasons—〜ので、~んです、〜から—I made sample sentences that answered the question. More recently, when applying to write for...

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Done with the first week of 2nd semester!

Jan. 11, 2019—Now that my schedule for the semester has been finalized, I can share my spring course schedule with you all! Here’s what my week looks like: Physics 1601: Though I took this class last semester, I am retaking it to improve my grade. A nice thing about retaking courses at Vandy is that if it...

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Back to School

Jan. 17, 2016—Second semester has officially started!

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A Peek into the Course Load

Dec. 19, 2014—Whew. My last fall semester at Vanderbilt is behind me, and I am overflowing with all of the feelz. Cue that sappy Vitamin C song. Some of the greatness of the past few months has been due to extracurriculars and just general being-a-senior-ness, but the majority of the credit goes to my spectacular Vandy courses. I don't normally take the time to walk through my class schedule or describe what my course load is like, but as I'm sitting here at home under the twinkly Christmas tree and as Michael Bublé quietly serenades me with I'll Be Home for Christmas, I'm feeling nostalgic. I thought I'd take the opportunity to do a little gushing.

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Registering from Abroad, Part 2: Classes

Apr. 24, 2013—Part 2 of my Registering from Abroad guide. How does registering for courses work when you're abroad? Pretty much the same as if you're in Nashville. And when choosing a university, it's important to remember even the little things like an easy to navigate enrollment process.

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