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‘Dorm Life’

The Ultimate List of Move-In Life Hacks for Future First-Years

Aug. 13, 2019—Only a couple more days ’til First Year Move-In!!! I hope all of you are as excited as I am :) As I’m starting to gather all of my stuff in preparation for my own move-in, the stress and pressure that I felt in the week leading up to that first day as a Commons...

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How to Make an Extra Small Dorm Room Extra Comfortable

Feb. 15, 2019—My roommate and I were at Lollapalooza, an annual music festival in Chicago, when we found out where exactly we’d be housed our first year at Vanderbilt. The envelope was a thick one, and the contents inside were mostly irrelevant. Only one thing in it mattered at the time — and that was the piece...

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The Start of Sophomore Year

Sep. 4, 2017—As the semester is beginning and all the squirrels are welcoming you to campus, I am sure that the questions at the front of your mind are “How is Ashli starting off her sophomore year?” and “What is she up to this semester?” Well, to ease your obvious anxiety, here is an update on me!...

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Day One.

Jun. 30, 2015—Summer is in full swing and I miss my Vanderbilt so much that I’m not sure what to do with myself. Luckily, I have all of you amazing Inside ‘Dores readers, who have been sending me awesome emails that give me permission to ramble about my school, even when I’m on break (keep them coming...

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I Missed Being a Stereotypical College Student

Nov. 30, 2014—So I just returned from my first time away from Vanderbilt in THREE MONTHS, and let me tell you, it is good to be back. Don’t get me wrong, it was great seeing my friends and family back at home, and even better getting a break from class and tests and essays and homework and...

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Packing it All Up

May. 1, 2012—This weekend, I started packing up my dorm room... (yikes)

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