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Things you might not think to bring but might actually need!

Aug. 7, 2019—Move-In Season is upon us! If you are an incoming first-year student, you are probably giddy with excitement, or maybe nervous about moving into a dorm for the first time. Since this year will be my last move-in to Vandy (omg what), here are some tips from my personal experience about what to bring! Desk...

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A Guide to Picking a Roommate

May. 30, 2019—Picking a roommate can be a daunting task. Sometimes picking a roommate can feel like speed dating. Whoever you pick is someone that you will be cohabitating with for the whole year, and for many people, it is their first time sharing a room with someone else. While it is true that you don’t necessarily...

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10 Essentials that Need to Come to College With You

Apr. 11, 2019—Moving from your home into a dorm room can be hard. Suddenly, you have to transport all of your belongings into a room that you are sharing with someone else. All the everyday items that you take for granted in your house have to be accounted for. To help alleviate some of the stress, I’ve...

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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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Advice for Move-In 2018

Aug. 12, 2018—Hello everyone! I hope that summer has treated you well and that you are gearing up for the school year ahead. As I prepare to move in to Vanderbilt for the third year in a row, I thought I would share some advice for those of you joining us in the Class of 2022 this...

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Looking Forward to Fall Semester

Aug. 6, 2017—With summer winding down, it’s time for me to start preparing for the new school year. Although I’ve had an amazing and relaxing summer, there are more than a few things about moving back to Vandy that I am looking forward to. First of all, I will be living in Towers this year, and my...

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My Old Kentucky Summer

Aug. 4, 2014—I know you want to know what I did this summer...

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I Can Cook Things!

Nov. 30, 2013—Starting new Thanksgiving traditions that involve me cooking...a lot.

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The Dorm Life

Aug. 27, 2013—This year, I upgraded. Just like the Tennessee Titans upgraded their offensive line (Super Bowl here we come), I got to upgrade my dorm experience. I moved from a “Harry-Potter-Under-The-Stairs” single to a big and fancy four person suite aka prime real estate. For the rest of the year, I will be living in Morgan...

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They don’t clean my bathroom anymore?

Feb. 9, 2011—Throughout my Vanderbilt career I have truly had some great luck in my housing! Freshman year I lived in Branscomb, (Yes, I am that OLD that I never lived on the Commons). Branscomb is the dorm that is right beside Greek row, has a Munchie Mart in the bottom, a great study lounge, and a...

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